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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Teacher Redeployment

Michael Lowry

183. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a person (details supplied) can be placed on a supplementary panel for teaching positions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17371/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage

Michael Lowry

407. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health if pulmonary fibrosis is covered by the long- term illness scheme; if not, his plans to address the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17746/19]

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Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Garda Recruitment

Michael Lowry

457. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to review the maximum age limit of 35 years of age for normal entry into An Garda Síochána in order to maximise recruitment opportunities and diversity in view of the recently published Report on the Future of Policing in Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12912/19]

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Tue, 12 Feb 2019

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Young Farmers Scheme

Michael Lowry

552. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the situation regarding young farmers who are in a farming partnership will be clarified regarding their eligibility to apply for entitlements on an annual basis from the national reserve in cases in which the young farmers have their own herd number with an off-farm income which is less than €40,000 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6842/19]

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Wed, 30 Jan 2019

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National Educational Psychological Service Data

Michael Lowry

120. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of National Educational Psychological Service assessments allocated to schools annually in the north and south County Tipperary catchment areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4630/19]

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Wed, 30 Jan 2019

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Disabilities Assessments

Michael Lowry

201. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health the number of children on waiting lists for an initial assessment of need by the HSE under the Disability Act 2005, for local health offices in north and south County Tipperary; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4627/19]

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Wed, 30 Jan 2019

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Disabilities Assessments

Michael Lowry

202. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health the average length of time from start to completion of an assessment of need under the Disability Act 2005 in the HSE local health offices in north and south County Tipperary; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4628/19]

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Wed, 30 Jan 2019

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Disabilities Assessments

Michael Lowry

203. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health if a protocol exists within the HSE regarding the acceptance and recognition of assessments and diagnoses provided by private consultants in respect of disorders such as autism; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4629/19]

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Wed, 30 Jan 2019

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Early Years Sector

Michael Lowry

257. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of early years specialists in the better start service in the north and south County Tipperary catchment areas, respectively; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4620/19]

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Tue, 29 Jan 2019

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Road Projects Status

Michael Lowry

493. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the Limerick to Waterford primary route, the N24, was identified by Transport Infrastructure Ireland as a priority project for upgrading works (details supplied); when a decision will issue from TII on the project appraisal plans for both sections of the N24 in view of the importance of the road as a corridor link from Rosslare Europort to the west of Ireland; if the project will be accelerated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3865/19]

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Tue, 15 Jan 2019

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Tracker Mortgage Examination

Michael Lowry

186. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that persons (details supplied) affected by the tracker mortgage scandal in the case of a bank have been deemed not to be impacted by the tracker mortgage scandal and the bank has excluded them from receiving redress and compensation; if this is common practice across the banking sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54368/18]

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018

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Pension Provisions

Michael Lowry

470. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a new pension scheme for workers of companies (details supplied) that was agreed with management and unions of the Coillte-owned facility earlier in 2018 will be finalised; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52750/18]

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Tue, 11 Dec 2018

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Immigrant Investor Programme Administration

Michael Lowry

249. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if a review of the immigrant investor programme is finalised; when this review will be published; if the immigrant investor programme will reopen for applications in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51986/18]

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Tue, 27 Nov 2018

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School Transport Provision

Michael Lowry

235. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Education and Skills to set out the status of an application by a person (details supplied) for a special education school transport grant; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49033/18]

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Wed, 21 Nov 2018

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Michael Lowry

130. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the provision of ASD units at both primary and post-primary level for Clonmel, County Tipperary (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48438/18]

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Thu, 15 Nov 2018

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Arts Funding

Michael Lowry

3. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding allocated to organisations in County Tipperary and in other counties by her Department and agencies under her aegis between 2014 and 2017 by headings (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47563/18]

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Thu, 15 Nov 2018

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Architectural Heritage

Michael Lowry

234. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of planning and development matters in County Tipperary between 2014 and 2017 in which her Department was consulted regarding the potential impact of proposed development on the archaeological heritage; the recommended conditions in these cases; the number of planning permissions recommended for refusal in the same period; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [47564/18]

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Tue, 13 Nov 2018

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Autism Support Services

Michael Lowry

331. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health if specialist autism specific respite support services will be developed in 2019 for persons in County Tipperary (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46613/18]

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Tue, 24 Jul 2018

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Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Michael Lowry

1908. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if officials in his Department were in a position to issue a decision to an application submitted by a company (details supplied) that has applied for TAMS grant approval of its products; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32969/18]

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Tue, 24 Jul 2018

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Fodder Crisis

Michael Lowry

1914. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department was in a position to expedite the first round of payments of the 2018 basic payment scheme to allow farmers mitigate and prepare in advance of a potential fodder shortage in winter 2018 (details supplied); if his attention has been drawn to the fact that farmers are already using their first cut of tillage to feed animals; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33275/18]

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