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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Proposed Legislation

Kate O'Connell

1920. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the status of the land development agency legislation; when it is planned for the agency to proceed to acquiring brownfield sites within the M50 for residential development; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34822/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Land Development Agency

Kate O'Connell

1921. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the consultation which has been undertaken with the four Dublin local authorities in respect of the forthcoming work of the land development agency to build new residential communities in their administrative areas; the way in which this will be co-ordinated with the local authorities' existing local area plans; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34823/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Fire Service

Kate O'Connell

1922. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government his plans to increase the necessary equipment and resources of Dublin Fire Brigade in view of the increasing height and density of new residential developments; the way in which new development would impact on the area serviced by the Tallaght fire station, Dublin 24; the way in which the station is to be upgraded; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34824/19]

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Thu, 13 Jun 2019

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Domestic Violence Refuges Provision

Kate O'Connell

192. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs when a refuge (details supplied) will be fully operational again; the capacity it will have in terms of space and bed numbers for persons who wish to use it; if there is scope for children to accompany and stay with their guardians who may attend same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24696/19]

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Wed, 12 Jun 2019

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Rail Network Expansion

Kate O'Connell

217. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if Transport Infrastructure Ireland has the authority to carry out underground works at a site on Grand Parade, Dublin 6, before applying for a rail order. [24492/19]

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Wed, 12 Jun 2019

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Rail Network Expansion

Kate O'Connell

218. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if Transport Infrastructure Ireland has the authority to spend public money to fund construction on sites in which planning permission is not in place. [24493/19]

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Wed, 12 Jun 2019

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Rail Network Expansion

Kate O'Connell

219. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if there are provisions within the rail order legislation that exempt Transport Infrastructure Ireland from following typical approval and permission processes; and if these exemptions exist, if they can be in place before an application for a rail order has been granted. [24494/19]

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Wed, 12 Jun 2019

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Rail Network Expansion

Kate O'Connell

220. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the contractual relationship between Transport Infrastructure Ireland, the piling contractor and the developer of a site (details supplied) that would allow underground works to proceed. [24495/19]

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Wed, 8 May 2019

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Garda Vetting

Kate O'Connell

455. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the rationale for repeat vetting the same person in different organisations; if vetting could be transferable; and his plans to streamline this requirement in order that the same person does not have to undergo the Garda vetting processes numerous times in order to work legally across a number of bodies. [18621/19]

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Wed, 8 May 2019

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National Transport Authority Expenditure

Kate O'Connell

1298. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the person or body that authorised the use of public funds by the National Transport Authority for its publicity campaign on BusConnects; and the cost of this campaign. [19188/19]

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Tue, 2 Apr 2019

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Insurance Costs

Kate O'Connell

134. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Finance the actions he is taking to address the concerns of owners of indoor play centres with regard to the unsustainable increase in insurance costs which is causing many of these businesses to close down; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15480/19]

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Thu, 28 Mar 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists

Kate O'Connell

135. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Health if he will address a matter regarding the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14697/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Services for People with Disabilities

Kate O'Connell

256. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Health if an audit of children or adults in long-term residential care has been carried out; the costs associated with the care and stay of such persons during their lives from entry to when they leave; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12179/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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Services for People with Disabilities

Kate O'Connell

257. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Health the cost of long-term residential care for a person with special needs under the care of the State and-or privately in tabular form; the person or body who provides such long-term residential care in terms of governance, ethos and management; if a list of the organisations will be provided; the details in relation to inheritance of assets by the organisations should a service user die while in care; and if same will be provided. [12180/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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National Broadband Plan Implementation

Kate O'Connell

546. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if it is possible under EU law to ask a semi-State company, such as the ESB, to roll out the national broadband plan; if this would require a new procurement process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12050/19]

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019

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National Broadband Plan

Kate O'Connell

547. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason provided to his Department by a company (details supplied) for withdrawing from the national broadband plan; if the prospective level of subsidy available was provided as a reason; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12051/19]

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Tue, 19 Feb 2019

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Film Industry Tax Reliefs

Kate O'Connell

151. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Finance his plans for the regional film development uplift corporation tax credit introduced in the Finance Act 2018; his further plans to extend the area-specific annexe to the European Commission decision C(2014) 3153; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7829/19]

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Tue, 12 Feb 2019

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School Equipment

Kate O'Connell

402. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question Number 129 of 21 November 2018 to the Minister for Education and Skills, the way in which an application can be made through the aids and appliances scheme administered by the HSE regarding computer equipment for a person (details supplied) [6516/19]

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Tue, 18 Dec 2018

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Pharmaceutical Sector

Kate O'Connell

381. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Health if the status of pharmaceutical assistants is changed, the person or body that will be responsible for paying redundancy to the persons who lose their jobs. [52919/18]

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Tue, 4 Dec 2018

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Departmental Contracts Data

Kate O'Connell

101. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Taoiseach the number of contracts and-or tenders that have been awarded to a company (details supplied); the value of these contracts, that is, the amount the company has been paid; the services the contracts were for; and the number of public sector and-or publicly funded catering facilities being run by the company. [50370/18]

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