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Thu, 10 Dec 2015

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Garda Investigations

Sandra McLellan

133. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if a person who reports an issue and provides a lengthy written statement to An Garda Síochána is entitled to an update on the stage that the investigation is at, whether the Director of Public Prosecutions has made any comment on the matter, and if a definite line of inquiry is being followed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44612/15]

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Tue, 8 Dec 2015

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National Monuments

Sandra McLellan

42. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to outline the status of the national monument at 14-17 Moore Street, Dublin 1; and if she will make a statement on the matter [43863/15]

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Tue, 8 Dec 2015

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Artists' Remuneration

Sandra McLellan

47. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the provisions she will put in place to protect the rights of artists and to provide them with adequate remuneration for the use of their copyrighted works. [43464/15]

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Tue, 8 Dec 2015

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Cultural Policy

Sandra McLellan

78. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of the implementation of Culture 2025. [43466/15]

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Thu, 3 Dec 2015

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Mental Health Services Provision

Sandra McLellan

16. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health the efforts he is making to ensure that young persons with mental health issues who are on counselling waiting lists will be seen as soon as possible, and that counselling staff will be supported in helping these persons. [42692/15]

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Thu, 3 Dec 2015

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Substance Misuse

Sandra McLellan

27. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health if there are additional provisions being made for support services for persons experiencing drug and alcohol issues; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42691/15]

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Thu, 3 Dec 2015

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Health Services Provision

Sandra McLellan

74. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health if he is investigating the possibility of using neurofeedback training for children who are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, behavioural problems and other related disorders; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42693/15]

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Thu, 3 Dec 2015

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Child Abuse Prevention

Sandra McLellan

152. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if he will provide a dedicated email address for Teachtaí Dála to report abuse issues to Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, for Cork north Lee and south Lee; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43231/15]

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Thu, 3 Dec 2015

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Medicinal Products Expenditure

Sandra McLellan

187. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health why a person (details supplied) in County Cork is not entitled to have a specific drug, Fampyra, covered by the medical card scheme and the long-term illness scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43315/15]

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Wed, 2 Dec 2015

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Early Childhood Care Education

Sandra McLellan

2. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs how he will ensure that preschool places are made available for children who have turned three years of age and whose parents are seeking to enrol them in the early childhood care and education scheme in January or April 2017, given the likelihood that many early years education and care settings will be full with the cohort enrolled in September 2016. [43043/15]

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Wed, 2 Dec 2015

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Child Protection Services Provision

Sandra McLellan

16. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the plans in place to provide care and protection to incoming refugee children from war torn areas, as agreed under the European Union recommendations, where the children's welfare and safety are identified as a concern. [42690/15]

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Wed, 2 Dec 2015

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Early Childhood Care and Education Standards

Sandra McLellan

30. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the efforts he is making to ensure the professionalisation of child care workers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42689/15]

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Wed, 2 Dec 2015

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Medical Card Drugs Availability

Sandra McLellan

114. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health when a decision will be made on including the multiple sclerosis drug Frampidine in the medical card scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43048/15]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2015

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Child and Family Agency Services

Sandra McLellan

370. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs when 24-hour social work services will come into effect; how the service will work; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42706/15]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2015

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Early Childhood Care and Education

Sandra McLellan

371. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if he will provide capital funding to enable early childhood education and care settings to expand, in keeping with the announcements made in budget 2016; when and how child care providers will be able to access this funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42707/15]

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Wed, 18 Nov 2015

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Back to Education Allowance Eligibility

Sandra McLellan

49. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection why a person (details supplied) in County Limerick was not entitled to a back to education allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40795/15]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015

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Heritage Council Funding

Sandra McLellan

14. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the level of funding that has been provided to the Heritage Council in 2015; and the increase in this funding that is being provided under budget 2016. [39529/15]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015

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Heritage Council Funding

Sandra McLellan

15. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her views regarding the request received from the Heritage Council, for an additional €1.9 million in funding in 2016, to finance a range of community-based heritage initiatives that would generate multiplier employment in the tourism and wider heritage sectors. [39532/15]

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015

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National Library

Sandra McLellan

37. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she has consulted the director of the National Library in an attempt to address the relevant issues it faces at present; if she will be willing to make finances available to address these issues; and if these issues are presently a priority of her Department. [39533/15]

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015

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Disability Allowance Payments

Sandra McLellan

151. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the reason the family of a deceased person (details supplied) are not entitled to six weeks' payment from the person's disability allowance; the reason they are not entitled to arrears that were owed to the person; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [39352/15]

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