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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Kathleen Funchion

616. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will introduce a bin fee waiver in view of Covid-19 in particular for households on low incomes (details supplied). [12997/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Childcare Services

Kathleen Funchion

754. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if early childcare facilities will have to re-register children post-Covid-19; and his views on whether it would be more appropriate and less time consuming if these facilities removed children that are not returning from their listings. [12896/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Kathleen Funchion

755. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the reason he indicated on 20 May and 3 June 2020 that the report into Tuam Mother and Baby Home would be published on 26 June 2020, in view of the fact on 12 June 2020 it was announced the report would be delayed by a further six months; and if his attention was drawn to the fact on 20 May 2020 that the publication of the report would be delayed. [12897/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Kathleen Funchion

756. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if a guarantee will be given that the publication of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home report will not be delayed further in view of several postponements to its publication, the most recent due to the Covid-19 crisis. [12898/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Early Years Sector

Kathleen Funchion

755. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the financial supports available for early years settings. [11863/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Kathleen Funchion

756. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the definition of a pod; and the number of children that will be allowed in a pod. [11864/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Kathleen Funchion

757. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the supports and funding available for training of staff and potential extra staff that will be in place for childcare facilities further to their reopening as per the Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business. [11865/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Kathleen Funchion

758. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the sustainability supports for facilities with high debts as a result of Covid-19 that will be put in place. [11866/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Visa Applications

Kathleen Funchion

30. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will address a matter regarding the case of a person (details supplied). [11031/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Special Educational Needs Staff

Kathleen Funchion

162. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Education and Skills if special needs assistant positions will be protected in ASD pre-schools in which the Covid-19 crisis has led to reduced numbers of children attending as a result of delays in diagnosis. [11028/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Aviation Industry

Kathleen Funchion

860. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the supports in place in circumstances in which an airline is insisting on travel as flights will be available but the family have medical concerns and do not wish to travel. [11029/20]

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Kathleen Funchion

861. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the supports in place for small sporting organisations, GAA groups and voluntary organisations to allow them reopen safely with regard to social distancing. [11030/20]

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Tue, 9 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Kathleen Funchion

105. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Education and Skills the supports in place for the English language sector post-Covid-19. [9663/20]

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Tue, 9 Jun 2020

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Mental Health Services

Kathleen Funchion

317. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Health when appointments for outpatients are due to resume at the department of psychiatry in St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny [9665/20]

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Tue, 9 Jun 2020

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Childcare Services

Kathleen Funchion

601. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her plans to recoup the 15% sustainability only being paid to childcare and early years providers. [9664/20]

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Wed, 3 Jun 2020

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Special Educational Needs

Kathleen Funchion

172. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Education and Skills the way in which the July provision will operate in 2020; the way in which parents should apply; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8476/20]

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Wed, 3 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Kathleen Funchion

435. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if there will be specific guidelines issued to various sectors regarding the way in which they can manage social distancing, for example, in the gym sector; and if there will be clear guidelines for the way in which they should reopen. [8621/20]

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Wed, 3 Jun 2020

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Hospital Procedures

Kathleen Funchion

549. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Health if partners of women having an elective caesarean section at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny are not allowed to attend the birth; and the reason for same in view of the fact partners in the same hospital are allowed attend a normal delivery. [8475/20]

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Wed, 3 Jun 2020

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Wildlife Regulations

Kathleen Funchion

1267. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if a decision to not shoot wood pigeon in 2020 has been made; and if so, the way in which the decision was arrived at. [8474/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Teaching Qualifications

Kathleen Funchion

129. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Education and Skills the arrangements in place for students that are in the final year of their masters for secondary school teaching in circumstances in which Irish is one of their subjects and they have not had the opportunity to complete their Gaeltacht placement due to the Covid-19 pandemic; and if they will still be awarded the relevant qualification from the National Teaching Council. [7178/20]

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