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Thu, 25 Nov 2021

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National Broadband Plan

Michael Collins

207. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the status of the roll-out of NBI broadband to Bantry, County Cork; if he will provide extra resources to advance the roll-out of NBI broadband in Bantry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [58041/21]

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Thu, 25 Nov 2021

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Hospital Facilities

Michael Collins

321. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the number of ICU beds in Ireland in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [58046/21]

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Thu, 25 Nov 2021

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Abortion Services

Michael Collins

325. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the way, and the place in which, all information reported to his Department related to the operation of abortion, including incidents of adverse events, is being collated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [58066/21]

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Tue, 23 Nov 2021

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Ministerial Appointments

Michael Collins

450. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if he will meet with fifth year students when he is visiting a school (details supplied); if so, the date he plans to visit the school; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [56904/21]

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Tue, 23 Nov 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Michael Collins

552. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the reason the number of Covid-19 deaths per day in Ireland is no longer being publicised by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [56896/21]

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Tue, 16 Nov 2021

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Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Michael Collins

523. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health if products (details supplied) are being included in an arrangement; if not, the reason; his plans to work towards this in future; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55631/21]

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Thu, 11 Nov 2021

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Parking Provision

Michael Collins

235. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Transport the reason for the cost of €35 for a person who applies for a disability parking permit; his plans to eliminate this charge; if there is some way a person can be exempt from this charge; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [55348/21]

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Thu, 11 Nov 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Michael Collins

308. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Education if her attention has been drawn to the fact that some parents of autistic children in sixth class in County Cork who require autism special class places for their secondary schooling have been told by their children's disability network teams that they will not get educational placement recommendations until February 2022 at the earliest (details supplied); the date this will be rectified; if she will ensure that a paperwork issue caused by the creation of the children's network disability teams does not deny children their right to an appropriate education; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [55248/21]

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Thu, 11 Nov 2021

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Schools Building Projects

Michael Collins

312. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Education the status of the planned major renovation and rebuilding works to a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [55355/21]

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Thu, 11 Nov 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Michael Collins

326. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Social Protection if there is a provision in place in relation to a scenario related to the Covid-19 pandemic (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [55356/21]

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Tue, 9 Nov 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

357. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if passport applications by a family (details supplied) will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54022/21]

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Tue, 9 Nov 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

358. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if a member of the Houses of the Oireachtas can collect a passport for a person in cases in which the person gives permission (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54037/21]

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Tue, 9 Nov 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

359. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the reason there is a cut-off of five passport queries per week to the dedicated passport phone line for Members of the Houses of the Oireachtas; the determination that brought this about; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54038/21]

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Tue, 9 Nov 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

360. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the reason there is an estimated time for the of issuing passports (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54039/21]

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Tue, 9 Nov 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

361. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the number of passports that have not been issued in the past 24 hours on their estimated issue dates; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54040/21]

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Tue, 9 Nov 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

363. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the number of persons that work in the Passport Office in Cork and Dublin since January 2020 to date; the number still working from home; the number that have full access to their systems; the number that been fully paid since March 2020 to date; the number that are receiving their full payments, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54044/21]

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Tue, 9 Nov 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

364. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the number of passports that have been issued on an emergency basis since 2020; the number of passport applications that have been received in passport offices since 2020; the number of passport applications that were online renewals since 2020; the number of passport applications that were via post renewals since 2020; the number of passports that were first-time child applications online since 2020; and the number of passports that were first-time child applications via post since 2020, in tabular form. [54047/21]

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Tue, 9 Nov 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

365. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the status of passport applications; the backlog for same; his plans to ensure this backlog is cleared; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54048/21]

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Tue, 9 Nov 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

366. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if the mental health of a person is considered an emergency situation to fast-track a passport in order that the person can visit family; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54049/21]

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Tue, 9 Nov 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Collins

367. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the reason a passport has still been not issued to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54051/21]

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