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Tue, 29 Sep 2015

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Nursing Home Services

Sandra McLellan

454. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health if he will review the repayments made on a nursing home loan in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33214/15]

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Tue, 29 Sep 2015

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Sandra McLellan

474. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health if a personal assistant will be allocated to two preschool children (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33387/15]

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Tue, 29 Sep 2015

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Residential Institutions

Sandra McLellan

485. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 1018 of 22 September 2015, if he will confirm when the new investigation team will be put in place to deal with reports of abuse of residents and clients in Health Service Executive homes by members of staff, so that all incidents are investigated in a timely manner; if he will acknowledge that these delays are causing extreme stress to staff members, who are fully vindicated afterwards, and who are suspended with pay while awaiting the outcomes of investigation of allegations against them (details supplied). [33423/15]

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Thu, 24 Sep 2015

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City of Culture Initiative

Sandra McLellan

2. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason more than €150,000 of public finances was transferred from three Limerick City of Culture 2014 events to other projects, some of which were not exclusive to the year-long celebrations; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32372/15]

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Thu, 24 Sep 2015

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Architectural Heritage

Sandra McLellan

28. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason the destruction of a major archaeological monument, a major timber-built road of European significance at Mayne Bog, Coole, County Westmeath, is continuing, given the National Monuments Service, under her aegis, has known since 2005 about the existence of the monument; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32186/15]

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Wed, 23 Sep 2015

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National Monuments

Sandra McLellan

171. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she is aware of the nationally important issue of Knockhouse trivallate ring fort which is one of only two trivallates in County Waterford and the first to be excavated here, where over 50% of this site has been removed for the construction of the West Pharmaceutical Services plant which is currently under way; her views that as part of the company's corporate social responsibility, the area should be conserved, since the fort does not interfere with the factory’s location; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32373/15]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2015

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Poverty Data

Sandra McLellan

249. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she is aware that 138,000 children are currently living in consistent poverty, with almost 1,000 children living in emergency accommodation; her views that these figures are an indication that the Government's child poverty reduction targets are not working; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27552/15]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2015

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Jobseeker's Allowance Appeals

Sandra McLellan

278. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she will approve and expedite an appeal for jobseeker's allowance by a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32055/15]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2015

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Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Sandra McLellan

541. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason a person (details supplied) in County Limerick has not received their agri-environment options scheme payment since December 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31884/15]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2015

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Medicinal Products Availability

Sandra McLellan

725. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health the position regarding the multiple sclerosis drug fampridine being included in the medical card scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30419/15]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2015

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Medicinal Products Prices

Sandra McLellan

909. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health the reason persons with medical cards who cannot take generic medication have to pay an extra price on top of a prescription fee; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31083/15]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2015

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Sandra McLellan

1333. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if an individual special needs assistant will be allocated to two preschool children (details supplied) in County Cork; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32065/15]

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015

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National Internship Scheme Data

Sandra McLellan

119. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the number of participants employed on the JobBridge scheme for child care provision placements. [30382/15]

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015

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Child and Family Agency Staff

Sandra McLellan

413. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of social workers working with Tusla, the Child and Family Agency; and the financial budget for the agency for 2015-16. [30383/15]

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015

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Hospital Appointments Status

Sandra McLellan

457. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health if he will expedite an operation at Cork University Hospital for a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29616/15]

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015

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Early Childhood Care and Education

Sandra McLellan

180. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the estimated cost to increase the capitation fee from €62.50 per child to €64.50 for 38 weeks and 52 weeks, respectively. [29445/15]

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015

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Early Childhood Care and Education

Sandra McLellan

181. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of Irish children of early childhood care and education scheme age who currently reside in this State. [29446/15]

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015

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Early Childhood Care and Education

Sandra McLellan

182. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of free preschool places that are available under the early childhood care and education scheme from September 2015 for the next 38-week period. [29447/15]

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015

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After-School Support Services

Sandra McLellan

183. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children currently availing of the free after-school child care scheme. [29448/15]

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015

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After-School Support Services

Sandra McLellan

184. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of places that will be available under the free after-school child care scheme for the 38-week period of 2015-16, commencing in September 2015. [29449/15]

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