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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Rare Diseases

Thomas Pringle

219. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the supports in place for persons with rare diseases in Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12334/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Rare Diseases

Thomas Pringle

220. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the meetings his officials have had with the Department of Social Protection relating to financial supports for persons with rare diseases in Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12335/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Tax and Social Welfare Codes

Thomas Pringle

219. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Finance if he will report on the commission on welfare and taxation; the membership of the commission; the resources and terms of reference of same; when the commission will be operational; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11948/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Sport and Recreational Development

Thomas Pringle

266. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media when a club (details supplied) will have the commitments made regarding the provision of funding of the large-scale sport infrastructure fund realised; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11447/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

360. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if Ireland will be participating in the World Health Organisation co-led COVAX scheme; if not, the reason; if so, the number of vaccines Ireland is committing to; the EU countries that are participating in the scheme; the way Ireland compares to them; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11339/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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European Council Meetings

Thomas Pringle

364. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if Ireland will participate in the proposed video conference at the European Council on 25 and 26 February 2021 at which a discussion will take place regarding EU and NATO cooperation with the General Secretary of NATO; his views on whether such discussions are compatible with the traditional neutrality of Ireland; if he will attend the meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11678/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Thomas Pringle

423. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education the details of the appeals avenue available to parents in cases in which a school should decide on the reallocation of SNAs in a school; the number of complaints her Department has received on this issue in each of the years 2017 to 2020 and to date in 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11293/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Thomas Pringle

424. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education the number of schools that have changed the number of SNAs by county; if the reason and reports are sent to her Department on the matter; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11294/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Thomas Pringle

425. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education when resource classes for visually impaired children will resume; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11295/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Thomas Pringle

426. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education the number of visually impaired children attending resource classes by county; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11296/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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DEIS Scheme

Thomas Pringle

431. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education the classes that have received the reduction of one in the staffing schedule ratio for all DEIS primary schools as outlined in Budget 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11331/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Education Policy

Thomas Pringle

492. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Education if there are grants available for low-income families to purchase technology to assist a child who is at leaving certificate level who suffers with dyslexia to access online education; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11932/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Child and Family Agency

Thomas Pringle

578. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number of unaccompanied minors who arrived in each month from January 2020 to date in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11017/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Asylum Seekers

Thomas Pringle

657. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice the number of persons seeking asylum who arrived in each month from January 2020 to date; the countries travelled from in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11018/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Prisoner Transfers

Thomas Pringle

658. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice when it is planned to publish the 2019 and 2020 reports on the operation of the Transfer of Sentenced Persons Acts which, according to the provisions of the Acts, should have been published by the end of April 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11019/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

681. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice the arrangements in place for citizens of Columbia who may need to come to Ireland for personal reasons in view of the access changes that have taken place; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11607/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Prisoner Transfers

Thomas Pringle

695. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Justice the number of applications for inward transfer under the Transfer of Sentenced Persons Acts that were refused in 2019 and 2020; the reason for the refusals; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11918/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Healthcare Policy

Thomas Pringle

740. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the strategies the HSE has for community management of fatigue and ME and CFS clinics particularly in view of long Covid; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11092/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Thomas Pringle

741. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health the prevalence of cases of long Covid by health area; the services and clinics that are available to persons experiencing long Covid; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11093/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Overseas Development Aid

Thomas Pringle

805. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health if Ireland will be participating in the World Health Organisation co-led COVAX scheme; if not, the reason; if so, the number of vaccines Ireland is committing to; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11340/21]

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