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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

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Bord na gCon Staff

Maureen O'Sullivan

191. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of employees as of November 2019 that are employed by the Irish Greyhound Board; the breakdown of roles; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46872/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Presidential Elections

Maureen O'Sullivan

47. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if Ireland recognises the recent election of Mr. Evo Morales as President of Bolivia; if calls for similar recognition at EU level will be supported; if he with his EU colleagues will condemn the US position on the election which infringes Bolivian sovereignty; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46257/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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International Agreements

Maureen O'Sullivan

50. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his views on the need for binding legislation here to secure due diligence for business and human rights to ensure mandatory guidelines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46258/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Military Neutrality

Maureen O'Sullivan

67. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the way in which the neutrality of Ireland will be guaranteed and respected in view of the fact that the final statement of the 15th Inter-Parliamentary Conference for CFSP and CSDP on 4 to 6 September 2019 stated that EU defence cooperation should be continued to be coordinated with NATO and should aim to create synergies for both the EU and NATO. [45077/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Human Rights

Maureen O'Sullivan

70. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will follow the lead of other states by calling on Myanmar to be brought before the International Court of Justice for genocidal actions against the Rohingya; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46255/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Economic Sanctions

Maureen O'Sullivan

74. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if progress has been made to address the US embargo which continues to this day and which is having a detrimental effect on Cubans; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46256/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Flood Risk Insurance Cover Provision

Maureen O'Sullivan

132. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Finance the detail of his most recent meeting with insurance industry representatives regarding issues faced by potential home buyers in East Wall, Dublin 3, being refused home cover due to industry perceived flood risks; the measures he can take to ensure potential homeowners are treated fairly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46531/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Illicit Trade in Tobacco

Maureen O'Sullivan

133. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Finance his views on the loss of earnings of retailers through the illegal importation and selling of tobacco products, which becomes more prevalent with duty increases on such products as was the case in budget 2020; and the way in which he can ensure that legitimate retailers are not undercut. [46532/19]

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Thu, 7 Nov 2019

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European Defence Capabilities

Maureen O'Sullivan

4. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the relationship between Ireland and the Future Combat Air System, FCAS, and the European defence union. [45509/19]

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Thu, 7 Nov 2019

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Partnership for Peace

Maureen O'Sullivan

21. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if he will report on the membership of Ireland in Partnership for Peace under the auspices of NATO; his views on the way in which the efforts of NATO at re-organising its partnership structures will influence the position of Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45089/19]

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Thu, 7 Nov 2019

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Defence Forces Expenditure

Maureen O'Sullivan

27. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if the Defence Forces purchase from Israeli arms suppliers; his views on whether it is ethical to purchase weapons that have a connection to states engaged in activities in violation of international law; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45090/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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National Monuments

Maureen O'Sullivan

44. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of progressing the recommendations of the Moore Street report, Securing History 2, of 31 July 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45088/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Offshore Islands

Maureen O'Sullivan

47. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of the interdepartmental committee on offshore island development; and if she has reconsidered that island communities should be directly represented. [43819/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Hare Coursing Regulation

Maureen O'Sullivan

224. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if the definition of regulated coursing matches requires clubs to comply with rules 11 and 13 of a club (details supplied) regarding the open seasons order for which she has sole responsibility. [45631/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Hare Coursing Regulation

Maureen O'Sullivan

225. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if the definition of regulated coursing matches requires clubs to comply with directive 11 of a club (details supplied) regarding the open seasons order for which she has sole responsibility. [45632/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Hare Coursing Regulation

Maureen O'Sullivan

226. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if the definition of regulated coursing matches requires greyhounds to be wearing the proper collars in line with rule 109 of a club (details supplied) regarding the open seasons order for which she has sole responsibility. [45633/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Hare Coursing Regulation

Maureen O'Sullivan

227. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason 19 affiliated clubs of a club (details supplied) referred to in a recent meeting of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine were not listed in the licence schedule for the 2018-19 season in relation to conditions of the hare netting licence; and the measures in place to monitor their activity. [45634/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Hare Coursing Regulation

Maureen O'Sullivan

228. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her views on the interpretation and extent of the open seasons order set out in paragraphs 6.0 to 6.3 of a submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine in respect of the open seasons order for which she has sole responsibility; and if this was the case prior to the date of the submission. [45635/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Housing Assistance Payment

Maureen O'Sullivan

39. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if his attention has been drawn to the difficulties faced by tenants granted HAP in securing properties that accept the payment; if he will report on efforts to ensure HAP is a realistic option for tenants currently on local authority waiting lists in view of the difficulty in securing tenancies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45086/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Planning Guidelines

Maureen O'Sullivan

55. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the powers invested in local authorities to sanction developers in respect of violations of hours of work, noise and other related matters; if his attention has been drawn to the difficulties faced by residents, particularly in areas such as North Lotts in which there are multiple large-scale developments taking place simultaneously, impacting on quality of life; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45085/19]

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