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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Organic Farming Scheme

Charlie McConalogue

59. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on the approval rate for applications to the organic farming scheme when it re-opened for 30 days in November 2018. [49060/19]

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Common Agricultural Policy Negotiations

Charlie McConalogue

67. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of discussions at the most recent Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting regarding CAP proposals post-2020 including transitionary provisions; if existing schemes will be rolled over in pillars 1 and 2; his views on the new green architecture proposed and targets for environmental measures set out by the Finnish Presidency for the next CAP. [49061/19]

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Agriculture Scheme Data

Charlie McConalogue

71. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of approved applicants to each 2019 area-based scheme in pillars 1 and 2; the number of applicants who were selected for an inspection; the number who have had their inspection and are awaiting their advance payment; the number who have had their inspection and received their advance payment; the number who have not had their inspection to date and are awaiting payment by county in tabular form. [49057/19]

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Beef Industry

Charlie McConalogue

74. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when the first meeting of the beef market task force will take place; the agreed timeline for action; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49059/19]

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Medical Card Applications

Charlie McConalogue

125. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health when a reassessment will be carried out on a medical card application for a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49161/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Healthcare Infrastructure Provision

Charlie McConalogue

97. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health his long-term plans for a number of community hospitals in County Donegal including the community hospital in Lifford, Ramelton and St. Joseph's Hospital, Stranorlar; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48863/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Healthcare Infrastructure Provision

Charlie McConalogue

111. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the status of works at Carndonagh Community Hospital; if a contractor has been appointed; when works are scheduled to commence; the timeline for completion of the works; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48864/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Schools Building Projects Status

Charlie McConalogue

200. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a new building for the relocation of a school (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48674/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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GLAS Payments

Charlie McConalogue

360. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason for the delay in a GLAS payment being issued to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48590/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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GLAS Payments

Charlie McConalogue

368. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a GLAS payment for 2018 will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48979/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Road Projects Status

Charlie McConalogue

6. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of progress on the A5 project; the funding that will be made available for this project; when the funding will be made available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47795/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Road Projects Status

Charlie McConalogue

17. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the Bonagee link road project in County Donegal; when the project will commence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47794/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Bovine Disease Controls

Charlie McConalogue

170. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of new EU level proposals that will mandate the testing of cattle for TB every six months. [48282/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Animal Welfare

Charlie McConalogue

171. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the regulatory regime regarding the sale of dosing products for animals and the points of sale to obtain such products by farmers; if there has been a recent change by which such products can only be obtained from a veterinary practice; and if he has considered the additional burden and cost this may place on farmers obtaining such dosing products for their animals. [48285/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Organic Farming Scheme Applications

Charlie McConalogue

172. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the average time by weeks and months it took to process new applicants when the organic farming scheme was reopened for a brief period in November 2018 for 30 days; and the number of applicants that were informed whether they were eligible to join the scheme or not in each month after November 2018, in tabular form. [48286/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Common Agricultural Policy Reform

Charlie McConalogue

173. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the date by which Ireland formally must submit its final CAP strategic plan to the EU Commission; and if there will be increased demands on his Department in relation to administrating the new delivery model and the move to performance instead of compliance based approach as set out in the European Commission CAP proposals published in June 2018. [48287/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Common Agricultural Policy

Charlie McConalogue

174. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department carried out an analysis on the new green architecture as set out in the new European Commission CAP proposals published in June 2018; and his views on this architecture and the new eco scheme proposed. [48288/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Greyhound Industry

Charlie McConalogue

180. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if greyhounds require a licence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48371/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Pension Provisions

Charlie McConalogue

248. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 633 of 22 January 2019, if she will provide a further update in relation to the proposed changes of the pension scheme in 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [48398/19]

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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Court Accommodation Provision

Charlie McConalogue

14. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the OPW has carried out a recent assessment of Carndonagh courthouse, Carndonagh, County Donegal; if issues have been identified; his plans to remedy same; the timeframe involved; if the OPW will work with the Courts Service to ensure a temporary venue is made available in Carndonagh and that court sittings continue to be held in Carndonagh; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47796/19]

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