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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Pharmacy Services

Tony McLoughlin

334. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that rural and smaller independent pharmacies will be most affected by the proposed new pharmacy fee scheme; his plans to address same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49013/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Pharmacy Services

Tony McLoughlin

335. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Health the reason for the current proposed changes to the pharmacy fee scheme; his views on whether this is fair and equitable in view of the understanding that most small independent pharmacies look set to be hit by over €35,000 per year as a result; his plans to amend the proposed fee scheme going forward in order that it gives back to the sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49014/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Community Services Programme

Tony McLoughlin

451. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the status of an application for a manager by a company (details supplied) under the community services programme; when the applications will be decided upon; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48727/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Carer's Allowance Appeals

Tony McLoughlin

490. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a carer’s allowance review will be finalised for a person (details supplied) in County Mayo; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [48966/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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SOLAS Funding

Tony McLoughlin

77. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 342 of 8 May 2019, the breakdown of figures to include the initial tender price for supplying the TENRCS system; the status on the operation of the TENRCS system nationally; if the system has been shelved due to the fact it was not fit for purpose; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48373/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Higher Education Institutions

Tony McLoughlin

79. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the measures his Department takes to ensure that courses undertaken at universities and institutes of technology remain relevant to the changing workforce trends here; if there is data available which identifies the number of students that gained full-time employment directly as a result of their institute qualification; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48375/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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University Status Applications

Tony McLoughlin

95. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the application by Sligo Institute of Technology for university status; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48470/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

Tony McLoughlin

96. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status and proposed timeline for funding of the construction of a new school building at a school (details supplied) in County Sligo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48471/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Garda Stations

Tony McLoughlin

110. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the timeline for the relocation of a Garda station from a building which is not fit for purpose to a new suitable location in Tubbercurry, County Sligo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48484/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Tony McLoughlin

160. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Health if he will consider the lack of pump services available for adults with type 1 diabetes in Sligo University Hospital (details supplied); his plans to address same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48472/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Action Plans

Tony McLoughlin

161. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Health if he will consider the recent figures of the rising number of persons that are waiting on trolleys in Sligo University Hospital; his plans to introduce more beds at the hospital in the short term; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48479/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Hospital Services

Tony McLoughlin

162. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Health when the hospital will be permitted to obtain a new fixed cardio cath lab service to cover the north west region in view of the fact that the national review conducted to investigate the provision of the services here has not yet reported despite the timeline for its work to be completed being long overdue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48480/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Defibrillators Provision

Tony McLoughlin

163. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Health his plans to support voluntary groups that wish to install cardiac defibrillators in their towns and villages; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48486/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Electric Vehicles

Tony McLoughlin

200. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to introduce new fast electric car chargers in the Sligo area; the grants he will make available for businesses to develop these chargers privately; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48475/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Electric Vehicles

Tony McLoughlin

201. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to make additional electrical resources and capacity available off the grid network system to power fast electric chargers for service stations and other major destinations located in the northwest region; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48476/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Water and Sewerage Schemes Funding

Tony McLoughlin

202. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will consider the recent reports by the EPA regarding inadequately treated sewage at treatment plants in counties Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal; his plans to grant funding to upgrade the system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48481/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Recycling Policy

Tony McLoughlin

203. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to support local communities in rolling out the reverse vending recycling machine capabilities; his plans for such machines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48483/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Community Development Projects Funding

Tony McLoughlin

204. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment his plans to support local community groups to protect natural sand dunes in areas such as Strandhill, County Sligo; the funding available to support same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48485/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Transport Policy

Tony McLoughlin

217. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to support the introduction of electric or hybrid buses, taxis and other PSVs in counties Sligo and Leitrim; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48477/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Local Improvement Scheme

Tony McLoughlin

218. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the timeline for the construction and funding of the eastern Garavogue Bridge in County Sligo; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48478/19]

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