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Wed, 27 Jan 2016

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Child and Family Agency Funding

Michael P. Kitt

126. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if the European Union Directive 2004/18/EC will have consequences for funding for Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, given that proposals have been made to introduce a commissioning process which will introduce competition rather than co-operation between services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3343/16]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016

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Family Resource Centres

Michael P. Kitt

127. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if he is aware that family resource centres have stated that they have to raise funds to cover the cost of light, heat, rent and so on in addition to raising funds for programmes and services; if he will address this barrier to providing prevention and early intervention work; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3344/16]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016

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Family Resource Centres

Michael P. Kitt

128. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs to ensure more funding for all projects under the family resource programme, so that each centre can employ three full-time equivalent staff; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3345/16]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016

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Family Resource Centres

Michael P. Kitt

129. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if his Department will retain the national aspect of the family resource centre programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3346/16]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Flood Relief Schemes Status

Michael P. Kitt

281. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the reason for the delay on the Dunkellin river project; if the full scale works are going ahead; the details; when work will commence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1433/16]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Local Improvement Scheme Funding

Michael P. Kitt

905. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to allocate a specific funding given the successful improvement works carried out in rural areas in the past for local improvement schemes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46464/15]

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Tue, 8 Dec 2015

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Údarás na Gaeltachta

Michael P. Kitt

44. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Michael P. Kitt den Aire Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta an bhfuil athbhreithniú á dhéanamh ar struchtúr bainistíochta Údarás na Gaeltachta agus ar ghrádú na bpost bainistíochta sinsearach san eagraíocht; cén uair a bheidh an t-athbhreithniú thart; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [43688/15]

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Tue, 8 Dec 2015

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Seirbhísí trí Ghaeilge

Michael P. Kitt

79. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Michael P. Kitt den Aire Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta cad é an dul chun cinn atá déanta maidir leis an moladh go mbeidh 10% de na hoibrithe poiblí in ann gnó a dhéanamh trí Ghaeilge leis an bpobal; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [43493/15]

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015

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Social Welfare Code Reform

Michael P. Kitt

61. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if there are proposals to allow for a one-year social protection credit to persons who have been in direct provision centres, upon their gaining employment, for every year they have spent in these centres; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41975/15]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015

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Seirbhísí Eitilte

Michael P. Kitt

4. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Michael P. Kitt den Aire Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta céard atá beartaithe aici mar gheall ar aersheirbhís go dtí Oileáin Árann; an bhfuil sí sásta conradh nua aersheirbhíse a thosú; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [39717/15]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015

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Inniúlacht sa Ghaeilge sa Státseirbhís

Michael P. Kitt

27. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Michael P. Kitt den Aire Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta cén dul chun cinn atá déanta maidir leis an moladh go mbeidh 10% de na hoibrithe san earnáil phoiblí in ann gnó a dhéanamh trí Ghaeilge leis an bpobal; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [39506/15]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015

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Seirbhísí Eitilte

Michael P. Kitt

41. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Michael P. Kitt den Aire Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta an bhfuil sí sásta leis an aersheirbhís go hOileáin Árann; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [39505/15]

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015

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Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Michael P. Kitt

254. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when payments under the agri-environment options scheme will be made to a person (details supplied) in County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39107/15]

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Tue, 3 Nov 2015

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Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Michael P. Kitt

440. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will receive payments for 2014 and 2015 under the agri-environment options scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37873/15]

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Wed, 14 Oct 2015

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Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Michael P. Kitt

41. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a payment under the agri-environment options scheme will be made to a person (details supplied) in county Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35929/15]

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015

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Disability Act Employment Targets

Michael P. Kitt

263. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Health if he will consider the representations of many disability organisations in relation to the 45,000 jobs under the capital investment framework; when the plans for employment in the disability sector will be announced for 2016; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35408/15]

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Thu, 1 Oct 2015

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School Transport Eligibility

Michael P. Kitt

204. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will contact Bus Éireann in order to grant approval for travelling facilities, including wheelchair access, for a person (details supplied) in County Galway. [33708/15]

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Wed, 30 Sep 2015

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Hospital Procedures

Michael P. Kitt

130. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Health when the orthodontic bed at University College Hospital Galway will be reinstated for carrying out dental extractions under anaesthetic, as no procedures have taken place since May 2015 due to the bed being appropriated by the accident and emergency department to deal with the overflow of patients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33503/15]

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Tue, 29 Sep 2015

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Schools Building Projects Status

Michael P. Kitt

545. Deputy Michael P. Kitt asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position in relation to a major building project (details supplied) in County Galway; if her Department will contact the design team and school authorities regarding the progression of the project; if the school will be included in the school building programme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [33252/15]

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Thu, 24 Sep 2015

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Seirbhísí Eitilte

Michael P. Kitt

4. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Michael P. Kitt den Aire Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta céard atá beartaithe aici maidir le haersheirbhís go dtí Oileáin Árann, an bhfuil sí sásta conradh nua aersheirbhíse a thosú; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [32429/15]

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