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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Garda Recruitment

Charlie McConalogue

222. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason there is an age limit for an open recruitment competition (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17380/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Healthcare Infrastructure Provision

Charlie McConalogue

299. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health when funding will be provided for a centre (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17355/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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State Aid

Charlie McConalogue

424. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has raised recently with the Minister for Finance issues regarding the cumulative lifetime cap of €70,000 on the amount of tax relief that can be availed of by young farmers as enacted in the Finance Act 2018; if there are changes foreseen in the applicability of this provision in view of the fact that there is a need to increase the number of young persons choosing farming as their professional career; and if he has raised the relevant state aid agriculture regulation with the European Commission. [17274/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Afforestation Programme

Charlie McConalogue

425. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on afforestation contracts as set out by an organisation (details supplied) with regard to the redigitisation of forest areas resulting in farmers' payments being reduced. [17276/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Livestock Issues

Charlie McConalogue

426. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 313 of 29 March 2018, the latest data, excluding land used for tillage farming; and the number of farmers in each band of the range for the average BPS value per hectare. [17282/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Beef Imports

Charlie McConalogue

427. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the Hilton quota regime in operation since 2009 pertaining to US and Canadian hormone-free beef exports annually to the EU in terms of tonnage and value from each country; and the amount of the annual quota that has been used each year by country in tabular form. [17283/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Fish Landings

Charlie McConalogue

428. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to designate a port (details supplied) as a designated port; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17319/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Beef Industry

Charlie McConalogue

432. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the estimated first and full-year cost of a proposal (details supplied). [17363/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Food Industry

Charlie McConalogue

433. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to change technical files (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17367/19]

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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Marine Institute

Charlie McConalogue

151. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 208 of 8 November 2018, if the tender has been awarded; and the status of the vessel. [17135/19]

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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Departmental Agencies Funding

Charlie McConalogue

152. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the funding allocated in 2019 to each specific State agency under his aegis, including Bord Bia, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, the National Milk Agency, Teagasc and the Marine Institute by current and capital funding in tabular form. [17136/19]

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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Beef Data and Genomics Programme

Charlie McConalogue

153. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 387 of 29 November 2017, the first and full year costs of the proposals in tabular form. [17137/19]

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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Beef Industry

Charlie McConalogue

154. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the progress to date for each of the action points agreed in the beef roundtable in November 2014 (details supplied); the details of each such action point that has been completed, not completed or is ongoing, respectively; and the revised deadlines for action points not delivered by the original timeframes in tabular form. [17138/19]

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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Common Agricultural Policy

Charlie McConalogue

155. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the estimated annual cost and seven year cost if the Exchequer were to fill the deficit caused by the proposed cut to Ireland’s pillar 1 direct payments and pillar 2 rural development programme allocations for the next CAP programme post-2020 following the publication of the 2018 MFF proposals for the 2021-2027 period; and the maximum co-financing rate permitted for member states under pillar 2 for the amount of national exchequer funding to a RDP over a full CAP window. [17140/19]

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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Schools Healthy Living Strategies

Charlie McConalogue

156. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has spoken to his ministerial colleagues regarding content in the green schools content regarding meat and dairy consumption for children. [17141/19]

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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Departmental Expenditure

Charlie McConalogue

157. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason there is a €41 million unspent allocation for 2018 in his Department (details supplied). [17142/19]

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019

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Beef Industry

Charlie McConalogue

158. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on clubs (details supplied) and similar initiatives for the beef sector in the future. [17143/19]

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Wed, 10 Apr 2019

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Carer's Allowance Review

Charlie McConalogue

198. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will be made on a carer's allowance review in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16813/19]

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Tue, 9 Apr 2019

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Expert Panel on Concrete Blocks

Charlie McConalogue

103. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the details of the proposed MICA redress scheme; the date in 2019 from which homes will begin to be repaired under same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16180/19]

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Tue, 9 Apr 2019

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Expert Panel on Concrete Blocks

Charlie McConalogue

108. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the status of the establishment of the MICA redress scheme; the proposed commencement date of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16179/19]

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