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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Proposed Legislation

Joan Burton

247. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the timeline for the passing into law of the proposed Bill to address the recent High Court ruling that foreign nationals applying to become Irish citizens on the basis of their residence require a one-year period of residence here that is unbroken, uninterrupted and connected throughout in space or time; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46278/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Hospital Services

Joan Burton

386. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that more than 100 patient referrals to the national gender service at St. Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, have been misplaced; his plans to ensure resources are put in place to resolve the issue; his further plans to ensure redress is provided to those affected; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46535/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Brexit Preparations

Joan Burton

5. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach the number of staff in his Department working on Brexit preparedness. [44317/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Traveller Culture

Joan Burton

22. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding provided for the Travellers' Journey exhibition at the National Museum in Turlough Park, County Mayo, in each of the years 2017, 2018, and to date in 2019; the funding provided for tinsmithing and Cant, the traditional language spoken by Irish Travellers in each of the years 2017, 2018, and to date in 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45467/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Urban Development

Joan Burton

24. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she has held discussions with Dublin City Council regarding the renovation of a number of historic markets in Dublin such as the Iveagh Market on Francis Street; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45454/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Invasive Species Policy

Joan Burton

33. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if her attention has been drawn to the number of invasive plants, animals and insects in the ecosystem here; her plans to assess the ecological risks of invasive species; her plans to assess the estimated economic costs of their damage and control; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45452/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Culture Ireland

Joan Burton

42. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding allocated to Culture Ireland in each of the years 2017 to 2019; the projected funding for 2020; if her attention has been drawn to comments from the arts community (details supplied) that the provision of funding is disappointingly low and will negatively impact on artists; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45455/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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National Monuments

Joan Burton

45. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of her plans for Moore Street; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45453/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Arts Funding

Joan Burton

55. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding allocated to the Arts Council in each of the years 2017 to 2019; the projected funding for 2020; if her attention has been drawn to comments from the arts community (details supplied) that the provision of funding is disappointingly low and will negatively impact on artists; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45451/19]

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

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Commencement of Legislation

Joan Burton

90. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the timeline for the commencement of the Family Law Act 2019; his plans to commence all sections of the Act at once; if some sections will have to wait for a longer commencement period; if so, the sections; the length of time they will be delayed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45585/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Cabinet Committee Meetings

Joan Burton

1. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach when the Cabinet committee on infrastructure last met. [42284/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Departmental Reform

Joan Burton

7. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he is considering new divisions in his Department. [44457/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Housing Data

Joan Burton

47. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he has undertaken an evaluation of the affordability of rent and house purchases; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39048/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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HSE Staff Remuneration

Joan Burton

465. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Health the status of salaries in the public health service (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44345/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Road Tolls

Joan Burton

937. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of policy in relation to tolling on the M50 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45010/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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National Transport Authority Funding

Joan Burton

938. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount of funding allocated to the National Transport Authority to increase bus route capacity in Dublin in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by type of funding in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45011/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Traffic Management

Joan Burton

939. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of funding for traffic management measures in the four Dublin local authority areas, including funding provided by his Department to State agencies that are allocated funding that in turn fund local authorities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45012/19]

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019

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Further Education and Training Programmes Eligibility

Joan Burton

93. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Education and Skills if persons qualifying under the long-term illness scheme are eligible for training courses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43861/19]

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019

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Labour Activation Programmes

Joan Burton

298. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if persons qualifying under the long-term illness scheme are eligible for workplace programmes and training courses even if they are drawing credits rather than receiving a social welfare payment; the supports available for persons in this category to assist them in returning to the labour market in circumstances in which this is possible; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43860/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements

Joan Burton

15. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his conversations with the UK Prime Minister since 8 October 2019. [43264/19]

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