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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Fishing Industry

Mick Barry

280. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport the number of Irish flagged fishing vessels over 15 m in length that have been inspected by the Marine Survey Office annually since 1 January 2018 and, in respect of the number of the said vessels, if the official log book had been returned to the Marine Survey Office as required by sections 239 to 242 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 (as amended); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14268/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Foreign Policy

Mick Barry

743. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs his views on the military coup in Myanmar; the representations he and the relevant ambassadors have made to the authorities in Myanmar; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13995/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Mick Barry

855. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Education if additional secondary school places and resources for special needs children leaving junior school will be made available in Cork city before September 2021 (details supplied). [14460/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Courts Service

Mick Barry

1192. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the measures that will be put in place to ensure that all cases related to family law and divorce proceedings in County Cork are progressed with, notwithstanding the Covid-19 restrictions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13994/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Human Trafficking

Mick Barry

1209. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice if her Department as per its 2021 action plan goal 1, objective 18, work with public sector and civil society stakeholders to review and strengthen processes and the legislative framework to combat human trafficking by the end of quarter 1 agree to the request of an organisation (details supplied) for such an engagement in which it can convey its relevant experiences with the existing processes and legislative framework from the perspective of undocumented migrant fishers it has encountered who have fulfilled the minimum criteria of the internationally recognised Delphi Indicators for human trafficking; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14262/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Human Trafficking

Mick Barry

1210. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the additional practical supports for victims of human trafficking that will be in place by the end of quarter 1 of 2021 as promised in the 2021 action plan of her Department under section goal 1, action and objective 17.2; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14263/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Immigration Data

Mick Barry

1211. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the number of permissions her Department has issued in the course 2020 and to date in 2021 to reside and work in the State to non-EEA, UK and Swiss nationals on stamp 1 conditions subject to the general requirement that the person in question be in employment, rather than the usual requirement that they be employed by a named employer; the number of permissions of the latter type that have been issued in the same period; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14264/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Work Permits

Mick Barry

1212. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the number of letters of notification that were sent in 2020 and to date in 2021 by her Department to participants in the atypical working scheme for non-EEA crew in the Irish fishing fleet notifying them that their contract of employment has ceased and that they should furnish details of their new contract of employment under the scheme within 28 days of the issue of the letter; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14265/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Courts Service

Mick Barry

1231. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice the steps being put in place by Cork city courthouse to hold cases remotely in circumstances in which hearings have been cancelled due to level 5 Covid-19 restrictions. [14461/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Student Support Schemes

Mick Barry

1346. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he will support the development of standardised allowances, placement grants and payment for work carried out by radiography students; if he will meet with representatives of student radiographers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13999/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Childcare Services

Mick Barry

644. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if an additional year of preschool can be arranged for a child (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12878/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

674. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if measures will be put in place to give regard to the arrangements for those preparing for their final apprenticeship exams in view of the Covid-19 restrictions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13027/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Driver Test

Mick Barry

100. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Transport the policies in relation to the provision of the driver theory test and its availability to essential workers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9635/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Mick Barry

566. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Social Protection if she will consider adapting the rules of the pandemic unemployment payment to include those workers who are under 18 years of age in the scheme; the projected costs of such a measure; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9636/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Ministerial Functions

Mick Barry

709. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Justice further to Parliamentary Question No. 281 of 13 February 2018, if posthumous pardons for women convicted of offences related to their protest for the right to vote will be progressed (details supplied); the work carried out by her Department on this matter; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9640/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Hospital Services

Mick Barry

804. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the measures he is taking to ensure that young transgender persons receive the healthcare that they need in view of the fact that the gender-identity service, that was situated in Children's Health Ireland, Crumlin, is no longer receiving further referrals; his plans to ensure a rapid implementation of a multidisciplinary team to support the provision of care for young trans persons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9558/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Mick Barry

805. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if the Covid-19 vaccination programme implemented by a company (details supplied) for its staff is in co-ordination with the HSE and the Government's plans; if private companies will be able to privately acquire vaccines to vaccinate staff outside of the parameters of the Covid-19 vaccine allocation strategy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9559/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Mick Barry

864. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health the number of residents who have died in a nursing home (details supplied) to date in 2021; the dates of those deaths; if there will be an investigation into the circumstances of those deaths; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9825/21]

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Thu, 18 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Mick Barry

284. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if patients that are undergoing dialysis treatment and those who are transplant recipients will be treated as categories of persons that would be prioritised in the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines; the position on the priority list for such persons categorised; when they might expect a vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9181/21]

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Mick Barry

768. Deputy Mick Barry asked the Minister for Health if he plans to bring amendments to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 to ensure that plants containing cannabidiol, CBD, with a tetrahydrocannabinol, THC, content of less than 0.2% can be grown without fear of prosecution and to align Irish law with EU legislation on the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8325/21]

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