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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

1259. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if consideration has been given to appointing a representative from the Mental Health Commission onto the National Public Health Emergency Team expert group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15704/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

40. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if specific supports have been provided to the commercial launderette and dry-cleaning sectors; his plans to provide bespoke assistance to these businesses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14569/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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North-South Interconnector

Matt Carthy

73. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if local communities along the route of the proposed north-south interconnector which are of the view that the project should be undergrounded will be supported; if the project will be reviewed in view of the delays that have ensued to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14498/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Invasive Species Policy

Matt Carthy

246. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if there are proposals in place to reduce the prevalence of the invasive grey squirrel; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14475/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Beef Industry

Matt Carthy

569. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason determined by his Department for the large discrepancy in prices secured by beef farmers from processors in this State compared to those in British markets; if he will conduct research into this matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14542/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Agriculture Schemes

Matt Carthy

570. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to encourage younger entrants into the farming sector considering that the latest Teagasc figures suggest that one in three farmers is over sixty years of age; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14543/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Agriculture Schemes

Matt Carthy

571. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide a financial support scheme to those poultry farmers who were affected by Avian influenza; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14544/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

859. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if advice was provided to healthcare workers and-or patients that they should not use commercial launderettes or dry cleaners during any stage of the Covid-19 pandemic; the scientific basis of such advice; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14473/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

860. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if Covid-19 specific advice, guidance or standards were provided to commercial launderettes or dry cleaners; if so, if he will provide copy of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14474/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Third Level Institutions

Matt Carthy

216. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will liaise with third-level institutions to ensure that all students are provided with ample notice regarding arrangements for the autumn semester; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13439/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Maternity Leave

Matt Carthy

273. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if consideration will be given to an additional twelve weeks maternity leave for those that have been on such leave during the Covid-19 restrictions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13440/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Visa Applications

Matt Carthy

322. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if an application for a long stay visa will be expedited for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13444/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

356. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if he will amend the relevant regulations to ensure that workplace acquired Covid-19 diagnosis will be considered as a workplace acquired injury or condition; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13437/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

522. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if consideration will be given to a scheme by which vulnerable or elderly persons can avail of a badge type identification for use at retail and other outlets during the Covid-19 pandemic which would make such persons easily identified for priority access and additional support when required; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13442/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Matt Carthy

523. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health the position of a person (details supplied) on the waiting list for services within the child development team; when the person will be allocated with the supports they need; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13443/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Agriculture Schemes

Matt Carthy

602. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the work undertaken to commence a pilot scheme in 2020 modelled on the rural environment protection scheme; the estimated number of farmers that will participate in such a pilot scheme; the estimated funding to be allocated to the pilot scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13431/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Beef Industry

Matt Carthy

603. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of farmers that will be eligible for the emergency beef fund scheme by county in tabular form; the criteria that will be applied to applicants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13432/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Agriculture Schemes

Matt Carthy

604. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will introduce a scheme to support farmers that are affected by a shortage of straw in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13433/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Beef Industry

Matt Carthy

605. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason he decided to exclude suckler beef farmers from the €50 million emergency beef fund; if he will publish the advice and analysis that led to this decision; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13434/20]

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Tue, 30 Jun 2020

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Trade Relations

Matt Carthy

606. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the details of his interactions with the European Commission regarding the ongoing free trade deal negotiations with New Zealand, particularly in relation to the tariff free sheep meat quotas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13435/20]

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