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Wed, 20 Oct 2021

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An Garda Síochána

Michael Lowry

208. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Justice the progress made on the development of a new Garda station in Kickham Barracks, Clonmel, County Tipperary; the further engagement that has taken place between her Department, the National Development Finance Agency and the OPW for this development; when is it envisaged that contracts will be awarded for construction; if the commencement date for construction and completion can be provided; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [51698/21]

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Wed, 20 Oct 2021

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Hospital Staff

Michael Lowry

219. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health the number of neurology nurse specialists based in University Hospital Limerick; if this complement of neurology nurse specialists based in University Hospital Limerick complies with national and international guidelines which has made a recommendation that there should be a minimum of 11 neurology nurse specialists based in University Hospital Limerick; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51380/21]

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Wed, 20 Oct 2021

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Hospital Waiting Lists

Michael Lowry

220. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health the number of patients who are currently waiting for diagnosis and treatment in the neurology department of University Hospital Limerick since January 2019 to September 2021; the number of these patients who are on the waiting list for treatment are waiting longer than the national guidelines for same by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51381/21]

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Tue, 12 Oct 2021

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Health Services

Michael Lowry

573. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health when funding will be provided for the provision of a meaningful respite service attached to a centre (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49572/21]

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Tue, 12 Oct 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Michael Lowry

594. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health if he will examine the Covid-19 funding allocated to a service (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49636/21]

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Thu, 7 Oct 2021

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Taxi Licences

Michael Lowry

188. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Transport the number of illegal taxi operators detected in 2019 and 2020; the number of illegal operators detected in each county; the number of illegal operators prosecuted in each county in tabular form; the efforts that the National Transport Authority and his Department have taken to address the issue of illegal taxi operators; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48776/21]

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Thu, 7 Oct 2021

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Agriculture Industry

Michael Lowry

454. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he plans to introduce measures to address concerns raised by an organisation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48770/21]

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Wed, 6 Oct 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Lowry

172. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department will extend the deadline for farmers to submit their Beep-S dung samples beyond 1 October 2021; if he will take into account that in 2020 the deadline to submit these samples was 1 November; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48529/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Lowry

357. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the status of a passport application by a person (details supplied);; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48239/21]

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Lowry

358. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the status of a passport application by a person (details supplied);; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48240/21]

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Thu, 30 Sep 2021

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Passport Services

Michael Lowry

4. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the measures that have been implemented to support and assist the management and staff of the Passport Office in dealing with the backlog of applications; the plans that can be introduced to avoid recurring delays, given that inordinate delays result in inconvenience and stress to waiting applicants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46866/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Michael Lowry

633. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health if he will provide the vaccination status and appropriate data for the number of pregnant women and their partners who have or are currently attending maternity services in University Maternity Hospital Limerick from January 2021 to September 2021, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45017/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Environmental Impact Assessments

Michael Lowry

678. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the details involved in preparing an EIA further to circular 5 of 2021; the minimum anticipated cost of preparing an EIA for such dead or dying crops; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44520/21]

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

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Forestry Sector

Michael Lowry

679. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the date on which files (details supplied) were received by the Forest Service of his Department in tabular form; the reason the files were not returned to the applicants if not up to the standard at the time of receipt of the application by his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44521/21]

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Airport Policy

Michael Lowry

175. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Transport if he will investigate the activities and conduct of the executive management team of the Irish Aviation Authority (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44241/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Defective Building Materials

Michael Lowry

343. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will report on the pyrite remediation scheme; if he will consider properties in County Tipperary for inclusion in the pyrite remediation scheme (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42241/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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School Staff

Michael Lowry

642. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Education the progress to date in finalising the pay and conditions for school secretaries and caretakers; if the finalisation of these issues will be expedited; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43052/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Social Welfare Eligibility

Michael Lowry

693. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Social Protection if she will investigate the provision of making free travel passes available to persons with epilepsy who are temporarily barred from driving for one year due to having a breakthrough seizure; if she will consider uncoupling the free travel pass from other qualifying payments to ensure that there is a direct application process for a free travel pass (details supplied); if she will consider this request as part of her Department’s Budget 2022 proposals; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42273/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Community Employment Schemes

Michael Lowry

710. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Social Protection if she will investigate the issues facing rural community employment schemes (details supplied) in terms of the difficulties in the recruitment of community employment workers by these rural community groups; if community employment scheme participant eligibility will be reviewed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42472/21]

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Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Health Services Staff

Michael Lowry

1235. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health the number of psychologists currently working within HSE services in south County Tipperary; the efforts south Tipperary HSE services are making to find a qualified psychologist to cover upcoming maternity leave in the area; the HSE's position on the recruitment of psychologists to cover maternity leave; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42161/21]

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