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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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Schools Site Acquisitions

Joan Burton

123. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills if an appropriate site has been identified for the planned new post-primary school to serve the west Blanchardstown, Dublin15 and Blanchardstown village, Dublin15, school planning areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42621/19]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Joan Burton

124. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide the proposed special school in Dublin 15 (details supplied) with a full-time behavioural therapist, occupational therapist and speech and language therapist; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42622/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Departmental Functions

Joan Burton

8. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the economic division of his Department. [41984/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Cabinet Committee Meetings

Joan Burton

12. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach when the next meeting of the Cabinet committee on the environment is due to meet. [39683/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Cabinet Committee Meetings

Joan Burton

14. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach when Cabinet committee C, European Union including Brexit, last met; and when the Cabinet committee on Brexit, foreign and European affairs is scheduled to meet. [37565/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Cabinet Committee Meetings

Joan Burton

18. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach when the next meeting of the Cabinet committee on security is due to meet. [39684/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Joan Burton

38. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his most recent contacts with the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission. [39454/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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National Concert Hall

Joan Burton

654. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the timeline for the transfer of the National Symphony Orchestra from RTÉ to the National Concert Hall; the moneys available to fund the proposed transfer; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42002/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Schools Site Acquisitions

Joan Burton

135. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills if an appropriate site has been identified for the proposed new building for a college (details supplied); when construction of the new building will commence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41514/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Hospital Staff Data

Joan Burton

185. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Health the number of hospital intern posts and the prioritisation of CAO undergraduates (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41476/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Road Tolls

Joan Burton

240. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the position regarding the ownership of the M50 toll bridge and contractual relationships with third parties; if his attention has been drawn to the traffic congestion at the toll bridge side of County Dublin that is resulting from traffic avoiding the bridge and the impact this has on local villages; if he has conducted studies on this impact; if he has considered removing the toll or if measures will be introduced in relation to tolling has been considered into studies in relation to traffic management around Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41481/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Mutual Assistance Requests

Joan Burton

32. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the number of requests invoking mutual agreement procedures received; the total amount of the profit adjustment involved; the tax involved; the number of cases agreed; the basis of agreement that is withdrawn, agreed in full, agreed in part; the tax cost, if it has been refunded or offset; the balance of cases open; and the amount of tax involved in those cases, which remain open in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019. [40659/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Mutual Assistance Requests

Joan Burton

33. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the number of requests invoking mutual agreement procedures received by country in each of the years 2010 to 2018 inclusive and to date in 2019. [40660/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Higher Education Institutions Staff

Joan Burton

87. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to address sexual harassment of staff in higher education institutions; the work programme of the new Centre of Excellence for Gender Equality to address same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40697/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Transport Infrastructure Ireland Funding

Joan Burton

401. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the level of funding that has been provided to Transport Infrastructure Ireland to undertake noise abatement measures in relation to the M50; his plans for noise abatement in terms of barriers or other measures to offer protection against noise pollution to communities living adjacent to the M50; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40698/19]

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Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Traveller Culture

Joan Burton

10. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to establish funding for artists, projects and institutions dedicated to highlighting the place of Traveller culture and history in Irish society; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37909/19]

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

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Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Joan Burton

7. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with the US Vice President. [39682/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Joan Burton

5. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent meeting with Prime Minister Johnson and the issues discussed. [37564/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Joan Burton

8. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent meeting with Prime Minister Johnson at the United Nations. [39455/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Cabinet Committee Meetings

Joan Burton

14. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach when Cabinet committee E (Health) last met; and when the Cabinet committee on social policy and public services is scheduled to meet. [37566/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Brexit Supports

Joan Burton

65. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the sectors of the economy his Department has identified as needing targeted support in the event of the UK leaving the EU without an agreement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39452/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Office of Public Works Properties

Joan Burton

83. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will report on the latest work of the Office of Public Works regarding its strategic review of the Phoenix Park; the cost to date; the estimated further cost in respect of the review; the expected timeline to publish a report on the consultation process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39447/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Building Energy Rating Administration

Joan Burton

87. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number and cost of retrofitting projects the Commissioners of Public Works has undertaken in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, to upgrade public buildings to meet modern standards in terms of building regulations and energy efficiency; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39451/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Public Sector Pay

Joan Burton

94. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the public sector pay bill in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the number of full-time civil and public servants employed; and the whole-time equivalent employed for each of the above years. [39449/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Public Spending Code

Joan Burton

95. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the revised public spending code relating to the appraisal and management of public capital projects will be published; his plans to strengthen the existing guidelines and improve appraisal, cost estimation and management; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39448/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Construction Costs

Joan Burton

97. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the level of construction inflation that has been experienced by his Department in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019 in respect of construction projects and other capital projects; the way in which he monitors construction inflation and the mechanisms he employs to establish this; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39450/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Joan Burton

204. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide additional funding to a school (details supplied) to fit out its classrooms with the necessary furniture and appropriate materials for children with special needs following his Department issuing the school with a notice pursuant to section 37A of the Education Act 1998; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39530/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Community Services Programme Funding

Joan Burton

572. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development if his attention has been drawn to the threat to the viability of a centre (details supplied) which provides vital community services such as créche facilities and youth projects; if assistance will be provided to the community centre to cover the cost of essential fire safety and structural remedial works and to continue to operate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39539/19]

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019

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Brexit Issues

Joan Burton

21. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the effect of a no-deal hard Brexit on customs clearance and other requirements for importing from the UK mainland and Northern Ireland; his views on the implications of a no-deal hard Brexit for VAT and business; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39045/19]

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019

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Revenue Commissioners Data

Joan Burton

27. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the estimated increase in the number of high net worth persons dealt with by the Revenue Commissioners' large cases division if the threshold for inclusion was reduced to €30 million; the additional resources which would be required to provide for such a reduction; if such resources will be made available to the Revenue Commissioners; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39047/19]

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019

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Tax Reliefs Eligibility

Joan Burton

37. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the number of days a person must be resident in the State to avail of the special assignee relief programme; the average number of days persons availing of the programme resided in the State in each of the years 2016, 2017 and 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39046/19]

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Joan Burton

38. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the steps he has taken to date and plans to take to upgrade customs posts in the event of a no-deal hard Brexit, specifically in respect of areas along the Border with Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39044/19]

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019

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Labour Market

Joan Burton

49. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance if he has undertaken an economic evaluation of wage levels here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39048/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Mortgage Arrears Rate

Joan Burton

58. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance if an analysis will be provided of mortgage holders in arrears by age groups (details supplied). [39063/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Mortgage Arrears Rate

Joan Burton

59. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance if an analysis will be provided of mortgage holders by age groups (details supplied) in tabular form. [39064/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Tax Reliefs Data

Joan Burton

60. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance if he will provide statistical information (details supplied) in respect of each of the years 2010 to 2018 and from 1 January 2019 to date. [39065/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Tax Reliefs Data

Joan Burton

61. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the number of correlative adjustments received by the country in which the tax settlement giving rise to the adjustment has been agreed in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and from 1 January to date in 2019, in tabular form. [39066/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Tax Reliefs Data

Joan Burton

62. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the number of protective claims for correlative adjustments received for claims that may arise in the future together with an estimate of the tax involved in each of the years 2012 to 2018 and from 1 January to date in 2019, in tabular form. [39067/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Tax Reliefs Data

Joan Burton

63. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the estimated number of correlative adjustments expected to be received in 2019 and 2020 in the work plans of the Revenue Commissioners. [39068/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Tax Data

Joan Burton

64. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance if an analysis will be provided of the known losses carried forward for corporation tax purposes at 31 December in each of the years 2015 to 2018, respectively, under each heading by general NACE classification (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39069/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Tax Data

Joan Burton

65. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance if an analysis will be provided of the known losses carried forward for income tax purposes at 31 December in each of the years 2015 to 2018, respectively, under headings by general NACE classification (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39070/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Tax Data

Joan Burton

66. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance if an analysis will be provided of known losses carried forward for corporation tax purposes at 31 December in each of the years 2015 to 2018 under headings by general NACE classification (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39071/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Tax Data

Joan Burton

67. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance his views on whether it is time to limit all losses forward for income and or corporation tax purposes; the estimated yield of such an action in a full year if a time to limit was set at five or ten years, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39072/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Revenue Commissioners Audits

Joan Burton

68. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the estimated increase in the number of high net worth individuals dealt with by the Revenue Commissioners' large cases division if the threshold for inclusion was reduced to €20 million; the additional resources that would be required to provide for such a reduction; if such resources will be made available to the Revenue Commissioners; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39073/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Revenue Commissioners Audits

Joan Burton

69. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the estimated increase in the number of high net worth individuals dealt with by the Revenue Commissioners' large cases division if the threshold for inclusion was reduced to €10 million; the additional resources that would be required to provide for such a reduction; if such resources will be made available to the Revenue Commissioners; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39074/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Revenue Commissioners Audits

Joan Burton

70. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the number of new cases added to the high net worth individuals’ unit in the Revenue Commissioners' large cases division in each year since the unit's formation in 2003; the number of cases dropped and moved to other units of the Revenue Commissioners; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39075/19]

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Revenue Commissioners Audits

Joan Burton

71. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance the estimated additional audit yield if a properly resourced high net worth individuals unit took responsibility for those with net assets greater than €10 million, €20 million and €30 million, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39076/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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National Economic Dialogue

Joan Burton

81. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Finance if he will report on his attendance at the National Economic Dialogue. [29955/19]

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Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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World Heritage Sites

Joan Burton

6. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of applications received requesting to be included on the 2020 tentative list for nomination as a UNESCO world heritage site; the number of applications which were successful; her plans to assist the successful applicants in their attempt to achieve world heritage status; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37912/19]

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Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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Architectural Heritage

Joan Burton

8. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if her Department has held discussions with Dublin City Council or other bodies in respect of the decayed state of a market (details supplied); her plans to provide funding for the preservation and restoration of the market; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37910/19]

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