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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Animal Feedstuffs

Matt Carthy

685. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has concerns that there may be a fodder shortage in 2020; the contingency measures he will put in place for the event; if he will prepare a financial support package in advance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7913/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Tuberculosis Incidence

Matt Carthy

686. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of reported tuberculosis cases in each year since 2010; the amount spent on eradication programmes in each year in tabular form; the portion of this funding which came from the EU annually; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7915/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Hen Harriers

Matt Carthy

687. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of recipients by county that receive payments under the hen harrier programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7916/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Sheep Welfare Scheme

Matt Carthy

688. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of recipients of the sheep welfare scheme by county; the average payment to each recipient by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7917/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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National Car Test

Matt Carthy

833. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when he expects national car test centres to reopen; if he envisages a phased reopening schedule to apply; if so, the vehicle types he expects to be included in the early phases; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7973/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Driver Test Waiting Lists

Matt Carthy

834. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the estimated backlog of driver tests in each county, in tabular form; his plans for addressing same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7975/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Insurance Coverage

Matt Carthy

885. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the measures she has taken to ensure that all childcare facilities are provided insurance cover for Covid-19 when they reopen; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7924/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

886. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the measures and supports that will be in place for childcare centres when they reopen; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7925/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

919. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will consider providing the school meals programme currently distributed to homes as a result of Covid-19 through the summer months of 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7929/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Domestic Violence Services

Matt Carthy

920. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will provide a short-term emergency rent supplement for women and children who are forced to relocate due to domestic violence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7934/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Domestic Violence Services

Matt Carthy

921. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if relevant Departments will be directed to urgently provide for a short-term emergency rent supplement for women and children who are forced to relocate due to domestic violence. [7935/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Domestic Violence Services

Matt Carthy

986. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her Department will provide emergency rent supplement to women and children who are forced to relocate due to domestic violence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7931/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

987. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will provide for a financial support package to a cohort of persons (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7932/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Matt Carthy

988. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when arrears payments relating to the pandemic unemployment payment will be made to applicants; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7933/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Wildlife Control

Matt Carthy

1083. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the consultation between her Department and the National Parks and Wildlife Services prior to the decision to rescind the derogation on wood pigeon shooting during the summer months, considering the potential impact that this move could have on tillage farming and food supplies; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7914/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Wildlife Control

Matt Carthy

1103. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason the derogation to shoot wood pigeons during the summer months was rescinded; if the scientific evidence that led to the decision will be published; if she will reinstate the derogation pending a full public consultation on this move; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7926/20]

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Wed, 20 May 2020

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Departmental Budgets

Matt Carthy

15. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the estimated amount it would cost in a full year if the capital budget for Defence Forces built infrastructure, construction and maintenance increased by 15%; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6245/20]

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Wed, 20 May 2020

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Defence Forces Data

Matt Carthy

16. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of vacancies in the Army, Air Corps and Naval Service in tabular form. [6246/20]

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Wed, 20 May 2020

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Passport Applications

Matt Carthy

32. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade when postal applications for passports will be facilitated again in view of the fact the current situation by which only online applications are being accepted is causing difficulties for some elderly persons and those who cannot operate computers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6243/20]

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Wed, 20 May 2020

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Insurance Industry

Matt Carthy

89. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Finance if all insurers and reinsurers based or operating here have signalled to the Central Bank that they will not pay discretionary dividends or implement share buy back schemes for 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6042/20]

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