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Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme

Charlie McConalogue

364. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of an application made by Donegal County Council (details supplied) under the outdoor recreation infrastructure scheme; when an announcement will be made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50790/19]

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Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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Community Employment Schemes Supervisors

Charlie McConalogue

378. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the position of her Department on the Labour Court recommendation that community employment supervisors receive a pension; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [50690/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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IDA Ireland Data

Charlie McConalogue

49. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of new-first time investments by new IDA Ireland client companies in County Donegal in 2019; the number of visits by new IDA Ireland client companies in 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [49965/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Local Enterprise Offices

Charlie McConalogue

70. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the supports in place for businesses though the local enterprise office in County Donegal; the additional funding made to same in 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [49962/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Cancer Screening Programmes

Charlie McConalogue

391. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health his plans to roll out the BreastCheck mobile unit to a town (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49992/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Cancer Screening Programmes

Charlie McConalogue

392. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health when the BreastCheck mobile unit will be rolled out to a town (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49993/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Agriculture Scheme Data

Charlie McConalogue

448. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applicants selected for a remote sensing inspection in respect of the various 2019 area based schemes; the number of inspections in respect of the cases that have taken place; the number finalised and processed to payment stage; and the number of such applicants that have and have not received their 2019 payments in tabular form. [49788/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Departmental Funding

Charlie McConalogue

456. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department provides grant funding for anaerobic digesters; if not, his plans to introduce same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49915/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Departmental Funding

Charlie McConalogue

457. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department had a consultation with the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment on the introduction of grant support for anaerobic digesters; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49918/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Invalidity Pension Payments

Charlie McConalogue

597. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when arrears will issue to a person (details supplied) for an invalidity pension application; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [50307/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Mica Redress Scheme

Charlie McConalogue

615. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he will ensure that lenders support homeowners that are affected by mica to access the 10% finance needed for the redress scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49984/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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National Broadband Plan Implementation

Charlie McConalogue

22. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the commitment to provide high speed broadband to every house and business in County Donegal; the timeline for when the roll-out will commence in the county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49346/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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National Broadband Plan Implementation

Charlie McConalogue

27. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of the national broadband plan; when all homes and businesses in County Donegal will have access to high speed broadband; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49345/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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Teacher Training Provision

Charlie McConalogue

96. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills the terms and conditions announced in budget 2020 for teachers to improve their standard of spoken and written Irish; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49459/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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Nitrates Action Programme

Charlie McConalogue

194. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of the continuation of the agricultural catchments programme; and the funding for the programme in 2019 and 2020 and each year of the programme in the years ahead. [49680/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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Live Exports

Charlie McConalogue

195. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the steps being taken to increase lairage capacity at Cherbourg. [49681/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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Common Agricultural Policy Negotiations

Charlie McConalogue

196. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the position taken by Ireland regarding the Finnish Presidency proposal that countries spend at least 30% of CAP funds post 2020 on climate and environment measures; and if he is considering carrying out an impact analysis of the proposals to compare them to the EU Commission proposals in 2018 by which a country would have to spend 40% of CAP funding on climate measures and the environment. [49682/19]

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Basic Payment Scheme Payments

Charlie McConalogue

31. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of basic payment scheme applicants who have not received their 2019 advance payment; the reason for non-payment to date; if he will he consider providing the advance payment to those farmers who have been selected for on site and-or satellite inspections, in view of their severe financial position and the fact that they greatly depend on such payments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49428/19]

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Common Agricultural Policy Negotiations

Charlie McConalogue

33. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of discussions at the most recent EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting regarding transitionary provisions for CAP post-2020; his plans to ensure that existing rural development programme, RDP, schemes such as areas of natural constraint, ANC, the green low-carbon agri-environment scheme, GLAS, the beef data and genomics programme, BDGP, sheep welfare and so on will continue for this transition period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49429/19]

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Trade Agreements

Charlie McConalogue

44. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the latest developments on the provisional Mercosur agreement; the impact assessments being carried out at European Union and national level; the steps he is taking to protect farmers here by ensuring beef does not form an element of the final Mercosur deal at EU level; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49058/19]

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