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Thu, 25 Mar 2021

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Back to Work Enterprise Allowance Scheme

Cathal Crowe

118. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Social Protection if the back to work enterprise allowance can be repurposed to include self-employed persons in the tourism and arts sectors given that restrictions are likely to continue for some time; and, if not, if there is scope to set up a targeted scheme for such persons who are missing out on such payments. [16095/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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National Driver Licensing Service

Cathal Crowe

78. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Transport the measures he will put in place to deal with the backlog within the NDLS nationally in respect of persons left waiting many months for a driving test or licence renewal appointment. [1714/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Shannon Airport Facilities

Cathal Crowe

85. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Transport the outcomes of a Governmental review concerning a group (details supplied); and when a new chairperson for the board of the group will be appointed. [1713/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Driver Licences

Cathal Crowe

296. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Transport if he will intervene in the case of a student (details supplied) in which they may have to miss out on their preferred college course due to a driver licence anomaly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14522/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Cathal Crowe

300. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Transport the amount of state aid granted to the Shannon Airport Authority since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic that has been for operational expenditure; the amount that has been for capital expenditure; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14564/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Road Tolls

Cathal Crowe

374. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Transport the impact the loss of toll income has had on the road projects that Transport Infrastructure Ireland is carrying out. [15650/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Driver Licences

Cathal Crowe

390. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Transport if an effort can be made to renew urgently driving licences for those whose licences have expired and who due to Covid-19-related delays cannot get a prompt renewal but require a valid licence for driving internationally for work. [15782/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Teaching Qualifications

Cathal Crowe

838. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Education if the anomaly will be addressed in primary payroll procedures whereby in recent years the attainment of an honours or pass degree for entrants to the profession has no bearing on salary given a small cohort of teachers who are in the profession for many years continue to be paid less than their work colleagues due to the fact they attained a pass primary degree; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14193/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Teaching Qualifications

Cathal Crowe

858. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Education the number of primary school teachers who are missing out on the honours primary degree allowance due to the fact that they attained a pass level in their primary degree but attained an honours level in their postgraduate diploma; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14475/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Schools Data

Cathal Crowe

919. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Education if assistance will be provided in the case of a person (details supplied). [15361/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Childcare Services

Cathal Crowe

1070. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if he will consider developing a community childcare facility at a site (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14221/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Legislative Programme

Cathal Crowe

1186. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Justice the status of reforms her Department is examining in terms of licensing laws for the retail of alcohol in off-licences. [13934/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Citizenship Applications

Cathal Crowe

1204. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Justice the status of a citizenship application by a person (details supplied). [14189/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Prison Service Staff

Cathal Crowe

1255. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Justice if she will consider allowing those working in the Irish Prison Service to continue working past the age of 60 if they are medically certified as fit to work. [15003/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Health Services Staff

Cathal Crowe

1302. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health if he will extend the arrangement piloted in 2020 by which additional intern positions for newly qualified doctors were created in the public hospital system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13885/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Cathal Crowe

1436. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health if it will be ensured that a supply of the Covid-19 vaccine is ring-fenced for those over 80 years of age with underlying conditions who are facing long-term hospital stays, for example, cancer patients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14208/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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General Practitioner Services

Cathal Crowe

1564. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health if the status will be examined of a permanent general practitioner appointment for Kilkee, County Clare, which has been served by locum doctors for an extended period of time. [14654/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Cathal Crowe

1609. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health when youth workers who are considered essential workers can expect to receive their Covid-19 vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14834/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Health Services Provision

Cathal Crowe

1658. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health when sleep apnoea clinics will reopen for screenings and assessments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14995/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Cathal Crowe

1796. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Health if he will give consideration to having cardiac patients recategorised to level 7 of the national roll-out plan for Covid-19 vaccinations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15460/21]

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