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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Jobseeker's Benefit

Norma Foley

833. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if seasonal workers who have been unable to take up employment due to the Covid-19 pandemic will be able to stay on jobseeker's benefit even in instances in which they no longer have a sufficient number of stamps; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12048/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Flood Prevention Measures

Norma Foley

157. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if emergency funding will be provided for works at Carrahane, Ardfert, County Kerry. [11624/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Flood Prevention Measures

Norma Foley

158. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if emergency funding will be provided for works to repair a breach of the sea wall at the Kerries, Tralee, County Kerry. [11625/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Norma Foley

281. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Education and Skills if supports will be made available for students in view of the fact students are not eligible for jobseeker’s allowance and there are no summer employment prospects to help defray costs for education and so on due to the Covid-19 crisis. [11387/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Teacher Training

Norma Foley

282. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Education and Skills if student teachers will be accommodated on teaching practice in schools for the 2020 to 2021 school year. [11390/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Norma Foley

457. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if she will amend the restart grant to include a cohort of businesses and groups that are currently excluded, for example, bed and breakfasts, small bus operators and community centres; and if not, if she will consider introducing a new grant to meet the restart needs of those excluded. [11507/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Tests

Norma Foley

677. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Health if persons can apply to have an antibody test to confirm definitively if they have had Covid-19. [11389/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Hospital Appointments Status

Norma Foley

707. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Health the status of an orthopaedic hospital appointment for a person (details supplied) at Croom Hospital. [11509/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Dental Services

Norma Foley

725. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Health if the issue of PPE provision for dentists in the medical card system will be raised with the HSE in view of the fact PPE was promised some weeks ago and has not been provided [11623/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Road Network

Norma Foley

809. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if funds will be made available for emergency works on the Cliff Road, Ballyheigue, County Kerry, which is in a hazardous state at present. [11388/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Norma Foley

1015. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection her plans to pay arrears of the pandemic unemployment payment; and the time frame for same. [11386/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Norma Foley

1023. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will address the urgent case of seasonal workers whose stamps are running out and are not being catered for by the pandemic unemployment payment; and if she will address the issue of stamps running out for this cohort of workers due to the pandemic and include them in the payment. [11508/20]

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Tue, 9 Jun 2020

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Passport Applications

Norma Foley

31. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans for the reopening of passport offices; and the status of passport applications that were finalised as per tracking advice and awaiting dispatch. [10280/20]

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Tue, 9 Jun 2020

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State Examinations

Norma Foley

183. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will accommodate students that wish to take a written leaving certificate exam by allowing them to do so in August 2020 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10282/20]

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Tue, 9 Jun 2020

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Education Policy

Norma Foley

184. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide schools and students with the necessary software to accommodate blended learning in schools in September 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10283/20]

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Tue, 9 Jun 2020

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Teacher Training Provision

Norma Foley

185. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide training for teachers that may have to implement a blended teaching approach in September 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10284/20]

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Tue, 9 Jun 2020

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Mental Health Services

Norma Foley

186. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Education and Skills the specific mental health and well-being resources available to students at this time; the resources available to leaving certificate students that are coping with a particularly stressful and unprecedented experience of education; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10285/20]

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Tue, 9 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Norma Foley

187. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Education and Skills the financial resources that will be made available to schools for the 2020/2021 academic year to facilitate the meeting of Covid-19 stay safe measures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10286/20]

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Tue, 9 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Norma Foley

188. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to make training available to staff, management and school communities on best practice implementation of Covid-19 stay safe measures in advance of the 2020/2021 school year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10287/20]

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Tue, 9 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Norma Foley

189. Deputy Norma Foley asked the Minister for Education and Skills if extra resources will be made available to schools to ensure students will not have to share resources, for example, library books and so on. [10288/20]

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