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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Community Employment Schemes

Willie O'Dea

458. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Social Protection the position regarding efforts to resolve the issue of providing a pension scheme for community employment supervisors and assistant supervisors; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44164/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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General Practitioner Services

Willie O'Dea

579. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health if he will allow for a six-month extension for applicants to run the general practitioner practice in Templemore, County Tipperary which performs a vital service for the town and its hinterlands; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43198/21]

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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Health Services Staff

Willie O'Dea

600. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there is no dietician provided for rheumatology patients in Ireland; his plans to address this situation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43298/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Crime Prevention

Willie O'Dea

951. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Justice her plans to introduce a new criminal offence for pet abduction which would recognise that pets are valued as more than just property; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43181/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Willie O'Dea

458. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will give consideration to providing an additional payment or additional leave for frontline staff working in hospitals and other healthcare settings during the Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39223/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Hospital Staff

Willie O'Dea

2118. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health when a paediatric haematologist will be appointed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36574/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Willie O'Dea

2251. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health if a vaccine (details supplied) will be recognised by Ireland as an eligible vaccine in order to allow Irish citizens travelling from the UAE to avoid having to undertake mandatory hotel quarantine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37170/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Disability Services

Willie O'Dea

2799. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health if he will consider providing funding for a group (details supplied) that has been providing services to autistic children in Limerick for the past four years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39224/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Willie O'Dea

2904. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health if a person has their marriage name on their passport but on their EU Digital COVID Certificate is their maiden name due to divorce, if they can they still use the EU Digital COVID Certificate to travel abroad; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39564/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Willie O'Dea

3091. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health when operators in the summer camp sector will be permitted to run their businesses again; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40239/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Rural Schemes

Willie O'Dea

3442. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development if funding will be made available to a group (details supplied) that has been providing services to autistic children in Limerick for the past four years; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40241/21]

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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Willie O'Dea

329. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health the supports that are available to persons who have had an adverse reaction to one of the Covid-19 vaccinations as in the case of a person (details supplied); and if the persons concerned should proceed to take a second dose of the vaccine. [31917/21]

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Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Medicinal Products

Willie O'Dea

371. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health if medical cannabis can now be prescribed to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32389/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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An Garda Síochána

Willie O'Dea

540. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Justice if she will consider requesting the Garda Commissioner to allow members of An Garda Síochána who are suspended for alleged offences to at least do duties of a clerical nature in view of the fact that Garda resources are under pressure. [37167/21]

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Thu, 8 Jul 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Willie O'Dea

179. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that due to the Covid-19 pandemic many pilots are in the position in which their ratings have expired and although they are on the pandemic unemployment payment they have to pay thousands of euro to now fund their own recurrent training and the additional expense of a renewal; if it is correct to add VAT to these training fees which is creating a significant additional financial burden on these individuals; if the VAT could be waived; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36893/21]

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Thu, 8 Jul 2021

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Voluntary Sector

Willie O'Dea

255. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Social Protection the way in which the requests for tenders in phase 2 for the regional employment services differ from that of phase 1 given that the requirements and the funding model does not lend itself to the community and voluntary sector being in a position to participate in the tendering process and would be an obstacle to them engaging in it; and the way in which the national employment service will differ from the regional employment services. [36892/21]

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Wed, 7 Jul 2021

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Nursing Homes

Willie O'Dea

183. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health if he plans to continue with the temporary assistance payment after 30 June 2021; if not, the measure that will be introduced to replace the scheme to ensure that no cliff edge will present in regard to Covid-19 supports for nursing homes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30593/21]

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Thu, 1 Jul 2021

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Medicinal Products

Willie O'Dea

366. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Health the status of the establishment of an inquiry into the historical licensing and prescribing of sodium valproate and the filling of the four currently unfilled epilepsy nurse specialist posts approved in 2018 to manage the mandatory patient safety requirements for women who are prescribed sodium valproate; if he will also consider establishing a stakeholder group to review safety and risk measures around prescribing and distributing this drug; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28431/21]

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021

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National Broadband Plan

Willie O'Dea

163. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the timeframe for national broadband roll-out in the area of Meentulla, Murroe, County Limerick; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the urgency of the roll-out is now more critical than ever, as the only company that can supply a sufficient broadband strength of 7mb in the locality is now withdrawing the service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33354/21]

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021

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Control of Firearms

Willie O'Dea

488. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Justice the number of semi-automatic centre fire rifles that have been licensed by An Garda Síochána in each of the years 2015 to 2020 and to date in 2021; if the proposal to amend legislation to declare any such firearms licensed post 2015 as invalid licences and revoke same with immediate effect infringes on the constitutional rights of citizens; if she will instruct her Department to consult with persons who own such firearms before signing off on such legislation via an appointed group; and if the State will compensate Irish citizens for their loss of property given that this proposal will affect persons who have invested large sums in these firearms in some cases. [32835/21]

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