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Tue, 22 Sep 2020

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Social Welfare Eligibility

Louise O'Reilly

544. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Social Protection the reason workers in a company (details supplied) cannot access backdated payment of short-time working support for the time period when they were in receipt of the temporary wage subsidy scheme. [25457/20]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Louise O'Reilly

609. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if dedicated sector-specific supports will be provided to English language schools in view of the fact that the Covid-19 crisis has significantly affected this sector. [25456/20]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2020

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Scientific Research

Louise O'Reilly

621. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the cost of associate membership of CERN. [25313/20]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2020

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Apprenticeship Programmes

Louise O'Reilly

623. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if apprentices’ off-the-job training can be scheduled in a way that means they will be closer to home in view of Covid-19; and if not, if additional funding will be provided for their accommodation allowance. [25466/20]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2020

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Drugs Payment Scheme

Louise O'Reilly

828. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health when the planned reduction of the drugs payment scheme threshold will take place; the reason he has claimed that the achievement of this measure predicated on the achievement of corresponding savings in health in view of the fact it was announced in Budget 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25460/20]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Louise O'Reilly

829. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health if there are specific Covid-19 testing protocols for babies and toddlers; if so, the protocols; and if not, the reason therefor; and if protocols will be drawn up. [25467/20]

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Thu, 17 Sep 2020

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Ministerial Meetings

Louise O'Reilly

48. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the meetings held by him and or his officials from assistant principal level upwards with businesses and or banking representative groups and organisations since his appointment as Minister; the dates, attendees and matters that were discussed at each meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24597/20]

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Thu, 17 Sep 2020

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Microfinance Loan Fund Scheme

Louise O'Reilly

49. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the size of the MFI loan book; the State-wide breakdown of current creditors by county; and the number of creditors that have contacted the organisation expressing an inability to meet payments in October 2020. [24600/20]

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Thu, 17 Sep 2020

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Departmental Meetings

Louise O'Reilly

201. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the meetings held by his officials from assistant principal level upwards with representatives of the food industry in relation to the issue of adult or child obesity in Ireland from 2011 to 2016; the dates, attendees and matters that were discussed at each meeting; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24596/20]

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Thu, 17 Sep 2020

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Legislative Measures

Louise O'Reilly

218. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the status of measures via amending legislation or statutory instrument to ban smoking in outdoor areas including in locations food is consumed; the person or body that would be responsible for the implementation and enforcement of such a measure; the location the jurisdiction of same lies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24681/20]

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Tue, 8 Sep 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Louise O'Reilly

74. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the reason debt was prioritised through loans over grants to the level of a four to one debt to grant ratio in the July stimulus package instead of prioritising grants for at the recent European Union summit on a post-pandemic recovery package; and his views on whether this is contradictory. [19803/20]

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Tue, 8 Sep 2020

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EU Funding

Louise O'Reilly

85. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if regions with the status of assisted regions under the EU regional aid guidelines will continue to qualify post-2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21729/20]

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Tue, 8 Sep 2020

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Brexit Issues

Louise O'Reilly

86. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if he will ensure greater flexibility for the Border region under the EU regional aid guidelines in view of Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21730/20]

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Tue, 8 Sep 2020

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Community Intervention Teams

Louise O'Reilly

1206. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the CHO areas in which heart failure community integration teams are operating; the gaps that exist; the work carried out by the teams in each area; his plans to standardise same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21588/20]

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Tue, 8 Sep 2020

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General Practitioner Services

Louise O'Reilly

1207. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the access general practitioners have to carry out BNP testing in each CHO area; the reason there is no national general practitioner access to the tests; his plans to develop the service; the estimated amount national general practitioner access to BNP testing would cost (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21589/20]

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Tue, 8 Sep 2020

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Hospital Services

Louise O'Reilly

1208. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health his views on whether the number of heart failure nurses is sufficient to fully meet standards in relation to the treatment and management of heart failure in hospitals and in the community; if there is a deficit, the number of additional heart failure nurses required; the other staffing deficits that exist within heart failure services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21590/20]

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Tue, 8 Sep 2020

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Health Services

Louise O'Reilly

1209. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health his plans to standardise referral pathways nationwide using existing IT infrastructure such as Healthlink to aid improved communication between the community and hospital services for heart failure; his views on whether heart failure virtual consultations between general practitioners and cardiologists are particularly useful in rural areas or areas geographically removed from heart failure units or those with multimorbidity; his plans to develop the services to deliver more effective and cost-effective care; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21591/20]

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Tue, 8 Sep 2020

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Hospital Services

Louise O'Reilly

1210. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health his plans to ensure the successful resumption and maintenance of heart failure services with particular emphasis on developing such services in the community and providing greater integration between these and hospital services; if there will be no redeployment of staff working in acute cardiac and stroke services in view of the fact such patients are particularly susceptible to such disruption; the research taking place to establish the exact impact of disruption to services on excess deaths since the outbreak of Covid-19 here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21592/20]

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Thu, 30 Jul 2020

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School Admissions

Louise O'Reilly

41. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of additional school places for Swords, County Dublin; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19291/20]

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Thu, 30 Jul 2020

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Special Educational Needs

Louise O'Reilly

53. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the ASD unit promised for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19290/20]

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