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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Road Network

Pat Buckley

154. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport if his Department will upgrade the R624 Cobh to Carrigtohill road to a national route; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6027/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Road Network

Pat Buckley

155. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport if his Department will carry out a viability study at Bellvelly Bridge, Cobh, County Cork in order to assess if a new bridge is needed to facilitate the rising number of vehicles crossing daily; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6028/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Road Network

Pat Buckley

156. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport if his attention has been drawn to a number of accidents on Bellvelly Bridge, Cobh, County Cork which prevented emergency vehicles from accessing Cobh on a number of occasions in which the emergency vehicles had to turn around and drive back towards Cork city and use an alternative river ferry to access Cobh Island; his plans to upgrade the R624 Cobh route and Bellvelly Bridge in view of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6029/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Road Network

Pat Buckley

157. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport if his Department will upgrade the R624 route to Cobh, County Cork to a national route and also upgrade the Bellvelly Bridge to maintain the only land access route to Cobh Island; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6030/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Road Network

Pat Buckley

158. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport if the R624 Cobh, County Cork road will be upgraded to a national road in order to facilitate the Ballynoe urban expansion area on the island of Cobh and also protect the connectivity to the island from the mainland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6031/21]

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Wed, 16 Dec 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Pat Buckley

37. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if additional supports and resources will be given to businesses in the restaurant and pub trade that have invested heavily in outdoor seating and heaters in order to comply with the public health measures to ensure the safety of patrons and customers. [44003/20]

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Wed, 16 Dec 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Pat Buckley

111. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if her attention has been drawn to the ban on live music at weddings under new Fáilte Ireland guidelines for level 3; if her attention has been drawn to the further difficulties this is causing for those working as musicians and-or in bands; and if she has considered additional supports for businesses and self-employed persons in the music industry. [44004/20]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Pat Buckley

544. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the reason for the continued closure of bowling alleys under current restrictions, given the ability to maintain social distancing within such businesses and the reopening of businesses of a similar risk level. [43118/20]

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Wed, 9 Dec 2020

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Special Educational Needs Staff

Pat Buckley

116. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Education if her attention has been drawn to the ongoing problem with resourcing of special needs assistants at a school (details supplied); her plans to resolve this problem; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42276/20]

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Wed, 9 Dec 2020

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Special Educational Needs

Pat Buckley

117. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Education the reason for the cutting of SNA hours for a child (details supplied); and if the matter will be examined and resolved to ensure that proper supports are provided for them. [42277/20]

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Wed, 9 Dec 2020

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Schools Building Projects

Pat Buckley

118. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Education the status of and the time-frame for the planning and start of the new school campus for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42279/20]

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Wed, 9 Dec 2020

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Youth Services

Pat Buckley

165. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth his plans to support scouting from the recent budget allocation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42274/20]

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Wed, 9 Dec 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Pat Buckley

201. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if Covid-19 restrictions will be reduced for couples who are expecting a baby as at present the partners may be allowed to attend for an hour during the pre-delivery but not for birth [42272/20]

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Wed, 9 Dec 2020

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Medicinal Products

Pat Buckley

202. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of his work to ensure accessibility to the drug dupilumab for persons suffering with severe atopic eczema; and if he will reimburse patients who have had to incur personal costs to access the drug. [42275/20]

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020

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Tax Exemptions

Pat Buckley

279. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Finance if a donation by a trust (details supplied) to a club for the completion of an all-weather pitch is not liable for taxation. [38231/20]

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020

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Community Development Initiatives

Pat Buckley

988. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the progress that has been made in implementing the strategy, Sustainable, Inclusive and Empowered Communities, of her Department; when the voluntary and community sector will see the measures promised to implement a multi-annual funding approach, including a full-cost recovery model; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38679/20]

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Thu, 19 Nov 2020

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Commemorative Events

Pat Buckley

33. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the work of her Department and its subsidiaries to develop a programme of commemorative events for upcoming centenaries, such as the Tan War truce, Treaty Debates and Civil War. [31219/20]

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Wed, 14 Oct 2020

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Schools Building Projects

Pat Buckley

23. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Education the timeline and deadline for the completion of a school in Carrigtohill, County Cork; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25939/20]

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Wed, 14 Oct 2020

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Third Level Fees

Pat Buckley

237. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if he will provide details on the process a person (details supplied) could follow; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30369/20]

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Tue, 29 Sep 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Pat Buckley

658. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the Covid-19 safety guidelines and rules which apply to the English language education and English as a foreign language sector; if these are the same as other higher level educational environments; if there are differences; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26386/20]

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