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Wed, 28 Apr 2021

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School Enrolments

Patrick O'Donovan

578. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education when there will be a full review of the irregularities in relation to the allocation of resources for two schools (details supplied) in County Limerick; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [21743/21]

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Wed, 28 Apr 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Patrick O'Donovan

1007. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health when persons diagnosed with cystic fibrosis will receive their vaccination for Covid-19 particularly those aged 18 to 21 years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21771/21]

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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Departmental Correspondence

Patrick O'Donovan

940. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education if she has received correspondence from a school (details supplied); and if she has reviewed same. [18422/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Local Authority Funding

Patrick O'Donovan

342. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Finance if a copy will be provided of the Ministerial consent signed by the Minister of State at his Department to allow Limerick City and County Council draw down funding under the large-scale sport infrastructure fund for the new athletics hub at Newcastle West, County Limerick. [17065/21]

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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Building Regulations

Patrick O'Donovan

251. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will address matters (details supplied) in relation to building regulations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7863/21]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2021

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Road Safety Authority

Patrick O'Donovan

126. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Transport if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding the Road Safety Authority; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3914/21]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2020

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Help-To-Buy Scheme

Patrick O'Donovan

198. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Finance his plans to include existing owners of derelict properties in the help-to-buy scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43117/20]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2020

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Home Loan Scheme

Patrick O'Donovan

278. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage his plans to include existing owners of derelict properties in the Rebuilding Ireland home loan scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43117/20]

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Tue, 8 Dec 2020

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Vaccination Programme

Patrick O'Donovan

666. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health when the next batch of flu vaccine will be available; the number of persons awaiting the vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41767/20]

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Tue, 1 Dec 2020

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Social and Affordable Housing

Patrick O'Donovan

294. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage further to Parliamentary Question No. 94 of 11 November 2020, the stage the process between Limerick City and County Council and his Department is at; when the approved process will be completed; when the last interaction occurred with Limerick City and County Council; the locations in County Limerick that were identified as the five locations referred to in his response; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39830/20]

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Wed, 11 Nov 2020

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Social and Affordable Housing

Patrick O'Donovan

94. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if notices, circulars or guidance have issued to Limerick City and County Council on the affordable housing scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35478/20]

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Thu, 5 Nov 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Patrick O'Donovan

118. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will address a matter (details supplied) in relation to alternative and remote working; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34365/20]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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Railway Stations

Patrick O'Donovan

39. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Transport his plans to reopen closed railway stations on existing lines that are operational and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31878/20]

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Tue, 13 Oct 2020

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Planning Guidelines

Patrick O'Donovan

145. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will consider amending the current legislation, regulations or both in view of the current number of persons working at home and the policy regarding remote working to make provision for backyard offices to be allowed in houses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29670/20]

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Tue, 6 Oct 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Patrick O'Donovan

538. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Social Protection if students can continue to claim the pandemic unemployment payment in circumstances in which they were in part-time employment prior to the pandemic, claimed the payment and are now due to return to college but their part-time employment remains closed due to Covid-19. [28668/20]

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Tue, 22 Sep 2020

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Heritage Schemes

Patrick O'Donovan

321. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will address a matter regarding the deadline for heritage grants (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24986/20]

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Tue, 8 Sep 2020

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Hospital Services

Patrick O'Donovan

1132. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health the definitive dates when the tender on the second catheterisation laboratory at University Hospital Waterford will be awarded, contractors appointed and construction commenced; and when the existing catheterisation laboratory refurbishment will be completed and cardiac services relocated back to University Hospital Waterford from UPMC Whitfield. [21426/20]

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Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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Education Policy

Patrick O'Donovan

438. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the shorter school day for junior infants (details supplied) will be re-examined; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18144/20]

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Thu, 23 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Patrick O'Donovan

226. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding Covid-19 certification; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17773/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Pyrite Resolution Board

Patrick O'Donovan

270. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if the Pyrite Resolution Board will take responsibility for ongoing damage to dwellings in County Limerick, caused from the time of first notification. [13818/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Third Level Institutions

Patrick O'Donovan

380. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a field hospital on the grounds of the University of Limerick will impact on the potential reopening of the university in September 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13834/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Schools Building Projects

Patrick O'Donovan

391. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of approval for works at a school (details supplied). [13889/20]

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

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Schools Building Projects

Patrick O'Donovan

392. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will address a matter regarding a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13891/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Patrick O'Donovan

187. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education and Skills when secondary schools will reopen for the 2020-21 academic year; and the date for enrolment. [12085/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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School Enrolments

Patrick O'Donovan

188. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education and Skills his views on whether there will be issues regarding foreign students enrolling in secondary schools here for the 2020/2021 academic year (details supplied). [12086/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Third Level Institutions

Patrick O'Donovan

203. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address matters (details supplied) regarding third level education; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12169/20]

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Tue, 23 Jun 2020

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Dental Services

Patrick O'Donovan

482. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health his plans to publish the findings of the investigation by persons (details supplied) in 2012 into issues relating to the delivery of dental services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12214/20]

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Wed, 3 Jun 2020

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State Examinations

Patrick O'Donovan

174. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter regarding calculated grades (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8498/20]

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Wed, 27 May 2020

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Human Rights

Patrick O'Donovan

532. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health if a human rights impact assessment will be carried in regard to the Covid-19 emergency powers. [7307/20]

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Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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School Transport Appeals

Patrick O'Donovan

187. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education and Skills when a decision will issue from the school transport appeals office in relation to an appeal issued on 7 October 2019 (details supplied); if the report which was requested from his Department is causing the delay, and if so, when the report will issue to the school transport appeals section for completion of the appeal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2672/20]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Road Safety

Patrick O'Donovan

605. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 525 of 3 December 2019, if chickens being conveyed from poultry farms to slaughter houses can be considered within the exemption referred to in the reply; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53080/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Pyrite Remediation Programme

Patrick O'Donovan

658. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if Limerick City and County Council will be included in the pyrite remediation scheme; the eligibility criteria for same.; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51182/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Planning Appeals

Patrick O'Donovan

668. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of decisions to grant permission to construct one-off houses that were subsequently appealed to An Bord Pleanála by county in 2016, in tabular form; when the decision to grant was subsequently withdrawn; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51367/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Road Safety

Patrick O'Donovan

525. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if drivers who transport livestock are exempted from the need to take breaks under tachograph rules and regulations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50268/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Farm Inspections

Patrick O'Donovan

364. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a farm inspection on land in an area (details supplied) will be carried out rather than a desk study; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48757/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Healthcare Infrastructure Provision

Patrick O'Donovan

381. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health when University Hospital Limerick will allow the Mid-Western Hospital Development Trust to proceed to planning to add a third treatment unit to the existing radiation treatment facility operated by the Mater Private at the hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47322/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Hospital Services

Patrick O'Donovan

448. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health the plans in place to enhance multiple sclerosis services at University Hospital Limerick; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44260/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Nursing Staff Data

Patrick O'Donovan

451. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health the number of public health nursing positions being left unfilled in Limerick due to the HSE not releasing the successful and appointed nurses from other roles in order to fill the vacancies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44285/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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Alcohol Pricing

Patrick O'Donovan

141. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health when the minimum unit pricing for alcohol is proposed to come into effect; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43693/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Animal Breeding Regulations

Patrick O'Donovan

485. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the regulations in cases in which a small number of turkeys are kept for domestic personal use in terms of killing birds for domestic use on such farms. [42147/19]

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019

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Planning Data

Patrick O'Donovan

158. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of planning applications granted by local authorities and appealed by objectors which resulted in the application being overturned by the board that is the number of successful grants there were refused by An Bord Pleannála in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, by county in tabular form. [41269/19]

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Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Child and Family Agency

Patrick O'Donovan

314. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the way in which a person who has been taken into care under court instruction can obtain their records for the period of time. [40218/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Patrick O'Donovan

241. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health the weighting percentages to be used as part of the upcoming HSE FreeStyle Libre Group review decision making process that will be given to criteria (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39116/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Ambulance Service Data

Patrick O'Donovan

271. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health the number of ambulance cars assigned to HSE officers; if HSE officers are the only persons allowed to drive the vehicles; if not, if named non-ambulance personnel can drive them; if so, the number; the annual mileage in 2018 by vehicle assigned to specific personnel; the number of call-outs made by each vehicle assigned to an officer in 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38361/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Carer's Allowance Review

Patrick O'Donovan

629. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will issue in relation to a carer's allowance review request by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37171/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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Teachers' Remuneration

Patrick O'Donovan

258. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter regarding the qualification allowance (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29798/19]

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Tue, 21 May 2019

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Health Services Staff Recruitment

Patrick O'Donovan

383. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health if he will address matters regarding the appointment of staff (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21568/19]

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Wed, 8 May 2019

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Railway Stations Upgrade

Patrick O'Donovan

1329. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if there are plans by Irish Rail to carry out works on a railway station (details supplied) in County Limerick. [19960/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Hospital Equipment

Patrick O'Donovan

330. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health his plans to upgrade the equipment at the radiology department at University Hospital Limerick; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17450/19]

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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Dental Services

Patrick O'Donovan

331. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Health his plans to extend dental cover to children under six years of age; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17452/19]

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