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Thu, 5 May 2016

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Hospital Services

Charlie McConalogue

75. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health to set down the number of dedicated paediatric lung function laboratories with paediatric-trained lung function physiologists located outside County Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9277/16]

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Thu, 5 May 2016

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Road Traffic Offences

Charlie McConalogue

150. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when he will issue a final reply to correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9333/16]

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Wed, 4 May 2016

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Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals

Charlie McConalogue

11. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when she will forward a file from the domiciliary care allowance section to the social protection appeals office for a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8882/16]

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Wed, 4 May 2016

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Agriculture Scheme Payments

Charlie McConalogue

82. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when payment will issue to persons (details supplied) under the national reserve scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8952/16]

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Wed, 4 May 2016

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Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Charlie McConalogue

94. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will issue payment to a person (details supplied) under the agri-environment options scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9098/16]

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Wed, 4 May 2016

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Agriculture Scheme Payments

Charlie McConalogue

96. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the outcome of an appeal by a person (details supplied) under the basic payment scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9119/16]

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Wed, 4 May 2016

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SOLAS Training and Education Programmes

Charlie McConalogue

233. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills her plans to provide training programmes through SOLAS to ensure that unemployed persons can become qualified bus drivers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9021/16]

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Wed, 4 May 2016

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Charlie McConalogue

254. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she has made a decision following an interim response regarding financial assistance to a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9005/16]

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Wed, 4 May 2016

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Memorial Plaques

Charlie McConalogue

348. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when she will issue a reply to an interim response (details supplied) regarding a war memorial; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9016/16]

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016

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Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals

Charlie McConalogue

2. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when she will forward a file to the Social Welfare Appeals Office in respect of an appeal by a person (details supplied) under the domiciliary care allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8643/16]

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016

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Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Charlie McConalogue

20. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason for the delay in payment being issued to a person (details supplied) under the agri-environment options scheme payment 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8548/16]

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016

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GLAS Payments

Charlie McConalogue

22. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason for the delay in payment being issued to a person (details supplied) under the agri-environment options scheme 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8550/16]

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016

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Prison Visiting Committees

Charlie McConalogue

31. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if a person can directly apply to be on the Visiting Committee of Portlaoise Prison; if not, the reason why; if a report for 2014 will be published for the aforementioned prison; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8554/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Carer's Allowance Applications

Charlie McConalogue

7. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when she will make a decision on an application by a person (details supplied) under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8059/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications

Charlie McConalogue

8. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when she will make a decision on an application by a person (details supplied) under the domiciliary care allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8060/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Rural Social Scheme Administration

Charlie McConalogue

85. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of her review of the rural social scheme including if she will consider the proposals put forward by representatives of the rural social scheme supervisors; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8425/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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GLAS Applications

Charlie McConalogue

144. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the current status in relation to a green low-carbon agri-environment scheme application for a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8002/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Young Farmers Scheme

Charlie McConalogue

146. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the position regarding an application made for force majeure by a person (details supplied) under the young farmers scheme; the reason no update has been communicated directly to the person on this; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8032/16]

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Charlie McConalogue

402. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will ensure that a person in a school (details supplied) will receive resource hours from 1 September 2016; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8384/16]

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016

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VAT Rate Application

Charlie McConalogue

20. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Finance the reason it is possible for bus companies to claim the value added tax back on new coaches that they purchase but not possible to claim the value added tax back when they purchase low floored service buses with disability access; his plans to extend the value added tax reclamation to service buses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7848/16]

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016

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Community Enterprise Centres

Charlie McConalogue

33. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the current position of an application under the community enterprise initiative for part-funding towards the appointment of a manager in a centre (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7973/16]

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016

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Carer's Allowance Applications

Charlie McConalogue

34. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of an application under the carer's allowance scheme by a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7394/16]

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016

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Motorised Transport Grant Closure

Charlie McConalogue

263. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health when he will introduce a replacement scheme for the motorised transport grant and the mobility allowance scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7268/16]

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016

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Health Services

Charlie McConalogue

363. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health why cancer patients have to pay €1,400 for genetic testing; if he offers financial assistance to patients for this payment; if he will examine the case of a person (details supplied) in County Donegal. [7786/16]

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016

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Schools Building Projects Status

Charlie McConalogue

398. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills when a written decision will issue to a school (details supplied) in County Donegal regarding the building of a new classroom; if she will permit this classroom to be built as part of the main school building rather than as a stand-alone building; if not, the reasons for same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7251/16]

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016

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School Accommodation

Charlie McConalogue

411. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 437, 438 and 442 of 19 January 2016, when a reply will issue; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7363/16]

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016

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Summer Works Scheme Applications

Charlie McConalogue

425. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills when a decision will be made on a summer works application for a school (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7509/16]

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016

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Irish Language

Charlie McConalogue

426. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills when a decision on the language status of a school (details supplied) in County Donegal will be made; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7512/16]

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016

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Local Authority Services

Charlie McConalogue

459. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the progress to date on the taking in charge of developments with stand alone treatment plants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7357/16]

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016

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Housing Issues

Charlie McConalogue

469. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if a date has been set for a meeting between the expert panel and the affected homeowners in County Donegal and, if not, the reason; when the meeting will take place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7562/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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Carer's Allowance Applications

Charlie McConalogue

14. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when she will make a decision on an application by a person (details supplied) in County Donegal under the carer's allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6443/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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Tax Code

Charlie McConalogue

107. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Finance why a cohabiting couple is not allowed to be assessed as a married couple for tax purposes whereby a person who is in full-time employment is not able to claim the partner's tax credits but such a couple is entitled to be assessed as a couple for social protection proposes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6570/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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Young Farmers Scheme

Charlie McConalogue

186. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when he will issue payment to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal under the young farmers scheme; the reason for the delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6475/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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Child Care Qualifications

Charlie McConalogue

360. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the level of accreditation he regards the qualifications of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6989/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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Patient Transport Expenditure

Charlie McConalogue

366. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the subsidies available to a private hackney company to transport patients to hospital appointments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6285/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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Medical Card Eligibility

Charlie McConalogue

421. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health to review an application for a medical card by a person (details supplied) in County Donegal on the grounds that the person is entitled, along with a spouse and children, to retain a medical card for three years on taking up employment under section 5.1 of the Health Service Executive guidelines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6573/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Charlie McConalogue

581. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the Health Service Executive's policy on the use of ArtAssist; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6974/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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State Examinations

Charlie McConalogue

675. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills to review a decision not to allocate a reader to a person (details supplied) in the upcoming leaving certificate examinations; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6412/16]

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Thu, 14 Apr 2016

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Public Service Vehicles

Charlie McConalogue

837. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the grants available to make a taxi (details supplied) wheelchair accessible; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6286/16]

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Wed, 6 Apr 2016

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Labour Activation Measures

Charlie McConalogue

12. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if a JobPath participant is entitled to travel costs from home to the Department of Social Protection in Buncrana in County Donegal when that person has to attend for mandatory weekly job search appointments given that the advice online is that it is a matter for the tenderer to determine which activities are mandatory and that JobPath has stated that the weekly job search appointments are mandatory; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5385/16]

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Wed, 6 Apr 2016

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Disability Allowance Applications

Charlie McConalogue

99. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when she will make a decision on an application by a person (details supplied) in County Donegal under the disability allowance scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5964/16]

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Wed, 6 Apr 2016

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Medical Card Eligibility

Charlie McConalogue

420. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health why a medical card was not granted to a person (details supplied) given that the person was in receipt of the full amount of social protection benefit applicable to the person's age and profile for over two years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5373/16]

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Wed, 6 Apr 2016

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Summer Works Scheme

Charlie McConalogue

631. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills to allocate funding to a school (details supplied) in County Donegal under the summer works scheme; when she will announce those schools that will be allocated funding under this scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5359/16]

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Wed, 6 Apr 2016

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School Accommodation

Charlie McConalogue

724. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application for additional accommodation for a school (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6185/16]

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Wed, 6 Apr 2016

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Pyrite Issues

Charlie McConalogue

736. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he has appointed a chairperson to the mica expert panel; if not, when he will make this appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5363/16]

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Wed, 6 Apr 2016

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Driver Licence Applications

Charlie McConalogue

807. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if driving licence centres will accept a doctor's report from a doctor in Northern Ireland; if not, the reason; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5393/16]

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Tue, 22 Mar 2016

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Young Farmers Scheme Eligibility

Charlie McConalogue

180. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will reverse an eligibility decision for a person (details supplied) to the 2015 national reserve, given that this person's herd number was dormant and was only activated in April 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4948/16]

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Tue, 22 Mar 2016

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Schools Refurbishment

Charlie McConalogue

455. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will make a decision on the allocation of moneys to a school (details supplied) in County Donegal for its refurbishment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4876/16]

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Tue, 22 Mar 2016

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Summer Works Scheme Applications

Charlie McConalogue

496. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will consider favourably an application by a school (details supplied) in County Donegal under the summer works scheme, given that the playground is a health and safety risk and given that it lends itself to all-inclusive play by all children; when she will announce the list of schools that will benefit from the summer works programme in 2016; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5169/16]

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Tue, 22 Mar 2016

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Special Educational Needs Service Provision

Charlie McConalogue

506. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will re-open the autism class in a school (details supplied) in County Donegal in September 2016; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5291/16]

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