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Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Patrick Costello

87. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Education the steps her Department has made to further the availability of ASD education in Dublin 8. [45689/21]

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Wed, 22 Sep 2021

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Patent Applications

Patrick Costello

76. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the current approximate wait time for first-time passport applicants to receive their passport; and when his Department estimates the wait time will return to its pre-pandemic duration. [45328/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Childcare Services

Patrick Costello

419. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if he will consider making it mandatory for all crèches to undergo inspection from Tusla upon their opening and to have regular inspections taking place once operational; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44438/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Electricity Generation

Patrick Costello

20. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the commencement date of the feed-in tariff scheme for the national grid. [43479/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Bus Services

Patrick Costello

127. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Transport if he has instructed the NTA to engage with local residents and business owners in Kimmage in relation to the BusConnects plans following a recent Dublin City Council motion and signed letter from locals and elected representatives. [43478/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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An Garda Síochána

Patrick Costello

537. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Justice if she plans to request an inquiry into the treatment of persons (details supplied) in police custody; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43321/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Patrick Costello

606. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Health when phase 2 of the digital vaccine certificate programme will begin which will allow citizens vaccinated outside the EU to obtain a digital certificate. [43323/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Substance Misuse

Patrick Costello

729. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Health the action he and his Department are taking in view of a recent judicial review which overturned permission for medically supervised injection centres in Dublin city to ensure that these important services are offered without delay. [43979/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Good Friday Agreement

Patrick Costello

425. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he will provide an itemised list of sections of the Good Friday Agreement; and the status of the implementation or lack thereof of each section. [42055/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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State Examinations

Patrick Costello

618. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Education when the stakeholder process on planning for an alternate sitting of the leaving certificate 2022 will commence; if she will ensure that an organisation (details supplied) is central to this process; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42718/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Social Welfare Eligibility

Patrick Costello

718. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Social Protection her position on budget proposals submitted to her by an organisation (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42719/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Health Services Staff

Patrick Costello

748. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth further to Parliamentary Question No. 42 of 8 September 2020, the status of the 13 trainee psychologists who were being funded in September 2020; and if any additional psychologists have been funded for training and or employed since that date. [41804/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Child and Family Agency

Patrick Costello

749. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the amount of the total budget for Tusla in 2021 that was set aside for counselling services. [41805/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Child and Family Agency

Patrick Costello

765. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the estimated cost of extending aftercare supports to persons up until the age of 26 years. [42333/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Children in Care

Patrick Costello

785. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number of relative and non-relative carers, respectively approved in each month for the past 36 months by Tusla area. [43011/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Children in Care

Patrick Costello

786. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number of private foster placements in each of the past 36 months by Tusla area. [43012/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Healthcare Policy

Patrick Costello

1222. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Health when his Department will publish the second National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) 2021- 2025; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42111/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Healthcare Policy

Patrick Costello

1223. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Health if his Department will move to abolish the current ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood and the introduction of an individualised risk assessment system for all prospective donors, similar to that now in place in the UK and Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42113/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Patrick Costello

227. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Transport the specific guidance he has given the operators of the Luas tram service to limit capacity in line with public health advice given the fact that entry and exit to the Luas system is generally unmanned; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40263/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Departmental Schemes

Patrick Costello

611. Deputy Patrick Costello asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will consider establishing a financial support system for citizen resident in buildings (details supplied). [39278/21]

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