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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

756. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications for approval under the ash reconstitution and underplanting scheme that have been received in each of the three forest service districts covering County Cork; the number of these applications that have been approved in each district; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47887/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

757. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications for forest road approvals under the single consent system that have been received in each of the three forest service districts covering County Cork since the beginning of 2020; the number of approvals issued in each district for this period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47888/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

758. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications for forest road grants have been received in each of the three forest service districts covering County Cork since the beginning of 2020; the percentage of these that resulted in a remedial letter issuing in each district; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47889/21]

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Thu, 30 Sep 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

213. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if a passport will be expedited for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47314/21]

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Thu, 23 Sep 2021

oral

Public Sector Staff

Michael Collins

4. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if funding will be set aside in order to provide an additional two weeks' annual leave to health workers (details supplied). [45920/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

oral

Road Projects

Michael Collins

67. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Transport if he will address a series of matters (details supplied) regarding road infrastructure in west Cork. [44395/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Driver Test

Michael Collins

168. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Transport if he will address the lack of driving test capacity particularly for young persons (details supplied). [44396/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Renewable Energy Generation

Michael Collins

319. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if information will be provided on his Department's review of the siting and size conditions for rooftop solar panels on homes and on the review of exemptions for educational and community buildings as part of the current development of interim planning regulations; if further information will be provided on the stated need to consider environmental assessment reporting before finalisation; when the interim planning regulations will be submitted to the Houses of the Oireachtas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41875/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Michael Collins

974. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the reason the Covid-19 funding for enhanced infection controls and staffing has been withdrawn from private nursing homes (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41475/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Disability Services

Michael Collins

1718. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the waiting list for specific speech and language disorder units for the treatment of severe speech delay and verbal dyspraxia in County Cork; his plans to develop further units in County Cork given that there are only four units currently; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35093/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Dental Services

Michael Collins

2774. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the reason free dental check-ups under the school dental scheme which were carried out in second, fourth and sixth class are now only available to children in sixth class; the reason for the complete withdrawal of the service in some rural towns; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39104/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Dental Services

Michael Collins

2775. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health if there is a long-term plan for school dental check-ups under the school dental scheme (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39106/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

3410. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the output to date in 2021 of afforestation, roads and felling licences; the way this compares with the licensing output for the same dates in each of the years 2016 to 2020; the percentage increase or decrease in output compared to those dates in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40458/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

3411. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of felling, afforestation and roads licences yet to be approved by county and nationally in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40459/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

3412. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on the impact of the introduction of SI No. 293 on forestry licensing output; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40460/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

3413. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the next steps his Department is taking with respect of the regulatory review of the forestry licensing system in Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40461/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

3414. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the total forestry licensing output to date; the output required in the remaining months of 2021 if his Department is to reach its stated aim of issuing 4,500 forestry licences in 2021 for each month in 2021, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40462/21]

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Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Collins

3415. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his attention has been drawn to the concerns of the forestry industry in relation to the European Commission Forestry Strategy and the failure to take into account the views of the European forestry sector during the formulation of the strategy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40463/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Driver Test

Michael Collins

236. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Transport if the theory test for a person (details supplied) will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37607/21]

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

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Driver Test

Michael Collins

238. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Transport if the theory test for a person (details supplied) will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37625/21]

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