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Tue, 9 Oct 2012

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Special Educational Needs Staffing

Michael Moynihan

78. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will ensure that there will be no cuts to special needs education in this Budget 2013; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43074/12]

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Tue, 9 Oct 2012

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School Curriculum

Michael Moynihan

114. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the progress made to date in rolling out the Aistear Curriculum at primary level; if it is being consistently applied across all primary schools; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43084/12]

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Tue, 9 Oct 2012

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Broadcasting Sector Regulation

Michael Moynihan

390. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources the reason RTÉ borrowed €38.25m to pay for the roll out of DTT multiplex platform in 2010 when it had cash reserves of €63m at the time; the assets against which the borrowings have been secured; in view of the fact that RTÉ has operated deficits over the last number of years amounting to €19 million in 2008, €17 million in 2009, €4 million in 2010, €15 million and estimates of €60 million in 2012, if he will clarify if these deficits have been authorised and if they contravene the State aid requirements; and his views on whether there is a need for fundamental reform of the funding of broadcasting. [42704/12]

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Thu, 4 Oct 2012

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Insurance Industry

Michael Moynihan

40. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Finance if he is satisfied that all possible efforts, particularly in terms of claims management are being undertaken in order to mitigate the cost of the winding down of Quinn Insurance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42312/12]

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Thu, 4 Oct 2012

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Forestry Sector

Michael Moynihan

197. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine his future interests in the forestry sector; his plans to maintain forestry premiums; his plans to encourage forestry; his future outlook on forestry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42410/12]

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Thu, 4 Oct 2012

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Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Applications

Michael Moynihan

198. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine the position regarding a disadvantage area scheme payment in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42411/12]

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Thu, 4 Oct 2012

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Departmental Offices

Michael Moynihan

199. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine his plans to close any of his Department's offices in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42412/12]

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Wed, 3 Oct 2012

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National Archives

Michael Moynihan

6. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Arts; Heritage and the Gaeltacht the progress that has been made regarding the mergers and amalgamations of national cultural institutions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41775/12]

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Thu, 27 Sep 2012

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Health Services Reform

Michael Moynihan

56. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the areas in the health service he plans to privatise; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40967/12]

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Wed, 26 Sep 2012

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Departmental Reports

Michael Moynihan

15. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs when she expects to receive the next report from the Ryan Report Implementation Group; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40685/12]

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Tue, 25 Sep 2012

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Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Eligibility

Michael Moynihan

52. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the timeline for the receipt of applications in respect of derogation in stocking density under the disadvantaged areas scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40425/12]

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Thu, 20 Sep 2012

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Single Payment Scheme Applications

Michael Moynihan

190. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine the position regarding the single farm payment in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if the application is in order. [39689/12]

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Wed, 19 Sep 2012

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Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission Issues

Michael Moynihan

8. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the progress that has been made under Operation Fiachla; the amount spent to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39084/12]

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012

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Sale of Aer Lingus

Michael Moynihan

185. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Finance the role of NewERA in the sale of Aer Lingus; his liaisons with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport on the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36986/12]

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012

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Mortgage Interest Relief Extension

Michael Moynihan

249. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Finance if he is considering removing the first-time buyer's incentive in budget 2013; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38092/12]

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012

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Domiciliary Care Allowance Applications

Michael Moynihan

681. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Social Protection when a decision will issue on a domiciliary care allowance application in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork. [37657/12]

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012

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Pension Provisions

Michael Moynihan

839. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Social Protection if she will clarify an anomaly which has shown up on the system where a farmer has retired under the EU Commission early farm retirement scheme at the age of 55 years and was advised that participation in the scheme would cover any PRSI contributions necessary to allow them to qualify for the full contributory pension at age 66 years, but it has now transpired that there was no PRSI paid even though the pension was taxable and they now do not qualify for a full contributory pension; if she will investigate same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38833/12]

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012

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Sale of State Assets

Michael Moynihan

951. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources when he expects to part-sell the ESB and Bord Gáis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36984/12]

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012

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Digital Television Service Provision

Michael Moynihan

952. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources the number of households yet to switch over to digital television; the proportion of relevant households yet to switch; his views on whether this number will fall significantly; if he has any contingency plan in place if significant numbers do not switch; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36985/12]

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012

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Hydraulic Fracturing Green Paper

Michael Moynihan

953. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Communications; Energy and Natural Resources his plans to publish a Green or White Paper on fracking; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36987/12]

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