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Thu, 14 Feb 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

Róisín Shortall

98. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the provision of a new secondary school in Greystones and Kilcoole; the timeline for opening the patronage process and beginning the build; if a specific site has been selected; if the process will be accelerated in view of the demand for places in the area and the stress being currently placed on parents that do not have places for 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7528/19]

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Thu, 14 Feb 2019

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National Children's Hospital Administration

Róisín Shortall

146. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health the role the National Development Finance Agency has had in the new national children’s hospital project; if the agency was entitled to be part of the board of the hospital; if not, the reason this was not the case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7421/19]

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Tue, 12 Feb 2019

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Child and Family Agency Staff

Róisín Shortall

679. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of social workers allocated to the Ballymun area by type of service provided; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6666/19]

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Tue, 12 Feb 2019

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Carer's Allowance Payments

Róisín Shortall

722. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) in Dublin 11 will receive the payments that she is owed without further delay. [6664/19]

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Tue, 12 Feb 2019

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Social Welfare Appeals Data

Róisín Shortall

723. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 1113 of 15 January 2019, the steps she will take to reduce the number of incorrect decisions made by deciding officers when examining carer's allowance, disability allowance and domiciliary care allowance applications that necessitate appeals and prolong financial hardship for vulnerable applicants; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6665/19]

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Tue, 12 Feb 2019

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Social and Affordable Housing Data

Róisín Shortall

752. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if Part V housing output for 2018 by local authority will be provided. [6443/19]

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Thu, 7 Feb 2019

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Public Service Pay Commission Reports

Róisín Shortall

5. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the reason the submission made by the HSE to the Public Service Pay Commission was edited by his Department to remove a section (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6159/19]

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Thu, 7 Feb 2019

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Assisted Human Reproduction Legislation

Róisín Shortall

176. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health if the recommendations put forward by a group (details supplied) will be considered on the assisted human reproduction Bill; if he will re-engage with stakeholders to ensure that all persons can be legally recognised; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6128/19]

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Thu, 7 Feb 2019

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Health Services Reports

Róisín Shortall

194. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health the reason for the delay in publishing the Sláintecare implementation plan; if he received the plan before the end of 2018 as promised; and the timeframe he is working to. [6227/19]

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Thu, 7 Feb 2019

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National Transport Authority Funding

Róisín Shortall

237. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the breakdown by local authority of funding provided in 2018 by the National Transport Authority under the sustainable transport programme of funding for cycling and walking projects; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6195/19]

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Thu, 7 Feb 2019

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Rail Network Maintenance

Róisín Shortall

238. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the Dublin city centre resignalling project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6196/19]

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Wed, 6 Feb 2019

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Public Sector Staff Retirements

Róisín Shortall

77. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform further to Parliamentary Question No. 105 of 30 January 2019, if the rules surrounding compulsory retirement outlined apply to employees of semi-State companies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5877/19]

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Wed, 6 Feb 2019

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Schools Building Projects

Róisín Shortall

81. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide a new school for Meakstown, Dublin 11; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5793/19]

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Wed, 6 Feb 2019

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Garda National Immigration Bureau

Róisín Shortall

98. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 142 of 26 September 2018, 420 of 6 November 2018 and 162 of 28 November 2018, if he will address issues raised in correspondence (details supplied) concerning the INIS online appointment system for registrations; the action he will take to address these issues; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5835/19]

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Wed, 6 Feb 2019

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Railway Stations

Róisín Shortall

188. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding a train station (details supplied) in County Dublin; if Irish Rail plans to close this station; if so, the reason therefore; the reason no advance notice has been given to train users; the facilities which will be made available to train users using the station if it is closed; if safety concerns and the needs of older persons and persons with special needs has been taken into account; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5969/19]

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Tue, 5 Feb 2019

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Public Inquiries

Róisín Shortall

279. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the action he has taken to establish a public enquiry into an incident as passed by a vote in Dáil Éireann on 14 June 2018; the reason for the delay in giving effect to this decision; if he has received advice from the Attorney General in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5293/19]

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Tue, 5 Feb 2019

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Public Inquiries

Róisín Shortall

280. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if his attention has been drawn to media reports (details supplied); if he will direct An Garda Síochána to provide an explanation on the discrepancies as reported; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5294/19]

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Tue, 5 Feb 2019

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Health Promotion

Róisín Shortall

345. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health his plans to improve the breastfeeding regime and supports that operate in workplaces in general; the particular reforms planned for the HSE as an employer for improved supports for HSE workers who are breastfeeding; and the details of specific timelines. [5101/19]

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Tue, 5 Feb 2019

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National Maternity Hospital

Róisín Shortall

379. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 787 of 15 January 2019, if he will publish the details of a process (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5232/19]

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Tue, 5 Feb 2019

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National Maternity Hospital

Róisín Shortall

380. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 787 of 15 January 2019, if he is satisfied that the process in question has been duly scrutinised with regard to the relevant aspects of Canon Law regarding the need for Vatican approval; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5234/19]

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