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Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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Leave to Remain

Matt Carthy

805. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason an application by a person (details supplied) has taken an excessive length of time to process; the further reason they did not receive a leave to remain form for one year; the status of the person; the time frame for the matter to be resolved; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18829/20]

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Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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Legal Aid

Matt Carthy

806. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the issues arising as a result of a change of systems within legal aid; if her attention has been drawn to files being lost; if so, the number of cases involved; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18830/20]

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Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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Inquiry into the Death of Mr. Shane O'Farrell

Matt Carthy

809. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when she expects a person (details supplied) to complete the scoping review into the killing of another person; her plans to then initiate an independent enquiry into the killing and the management of same by the relevant statutory authorities as previously agreed by Dáil Éireann; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18869/20]

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Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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Disability Services Provision

Matt Carthy

1031. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health the status of the group home for persons with disabilities constructed at Drummond Otra, Carrickmacross, County Monaghan; if he will intervene to instruct the HSE to make the centre operational as a matter of urgency in view of the delays to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18847/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Food Prices

Matt Carthy

65. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation his plans to ban below-cost selling for fresh foods; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17092/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Fisheries Protection

Matt Carthy

80. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he will provide figures as to the current eel population here; the number that are killed annually by county, in tabular form: if he will review the current outright ban on eel fishing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17170/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Fisheries Protection

Matt Carthy

81. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of eel fishing here; if he will provide details of the eel management plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17171/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Help-To-Buy Scheme

Matt Carthy

184. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Finance his plans to amend the help-to-buy scheme for persons who build their own home in order that the reckonable limits apply to the cost of the home rather than that LTV rate in view of the fact that the current conditions discriminate against rural dwellers who build on their own land; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17027/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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School Funding

Matt Carthy

398. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Education and Skills the funds available to schools for emergency works such as the removal of trees that present health and safety concerns and that may prevent a school from reopening; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16931/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

472. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if consideration has been given to providing financial support to recent graduates who plan on entering the workforce at this time having completed their education and who cannot do so due to Covid-19 restrictions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16933/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Ministerial Meetings

Matt Carthy

516. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the details of each official engagement and meeting he attended during the period 27 June 2020 to 14 July 2020. [17009/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Beef Environmental Efficiency Scheme

Matt Carthy

529. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of late applicants to the BEEP-S scheme by county, in tabular form; the number within these applications that have been accepted, rejected or are outstanding, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17166/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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EU Directives

Matt Carthy

530. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans with to enact unfair trading practices legislation as per EU Directive 2019/633 of the European Parliament; if he plans to implement additional measures in line with the flexibility provided for in the directive; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17167/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Matt Carthy

531. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when the next tranche of TAMS will be open for application; if the tranche will facilitate applications for the purchase of machinery for the purpose of cutting vegetation as an alternative to the use of chemical sprays; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17168/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Matt Carthy

532. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the way in which TAMS tranches are advertised by his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17169/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Beef Environmental Efficiency Scheme

Matt Carthy

538. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if discretion will be employed in the case of a person (details supplied) to allow for the late application to the BEEP-S scheme in view of the extenuating circumstances arising from the Covid-19 restrictions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17338/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Intercountry Adoptions

Matt Carthy

548. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the requirements involved in order to meet habitual residency requirements in the context of adopting a child from abroad; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16936/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Intercountry Adoptions

Matt Carthy

549. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs his views on the case of a person (details supplied); the procedure of naturalisation in circumstances in which a child from another country is adopted by Irish parents; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16937/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Direct Provision System

Matt Carthy

590. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the planned timeline for delivering vulnerability assessments, full right to access employment, the ability to apply for driver licences and bank accounts for persons resident in direct provision; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16935/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Prescriptions Charges

Matt Carthy

682. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health when he plans to sign the statutory instrument required to reduce GMS prescription charges by 50c to €1.50 for all medical card holders as outlined in Budget 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16934/20]

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