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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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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Health Services

Matt Carthy

709. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if women who donate breast milk for use by the health services are now required to undertake a blood test; if the cost of such blood tests is covered by the health service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17022/20]

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Matt Carthy

710. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Health if there will be a revision to the Covid-19 restrictive guidelines as they pertain to agriculture marts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17024/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Help-To-Buy Scheme

Matt Carthy

278. 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 the loan to value, 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. [15700/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Architectural Heritage

Matt Carthy

368. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will introduce a new grant scheme to support the renovation of old and derelict farmhouses or other buildings in rural areas; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15701/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Water Supply

Matt Carthy

383. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of lead connections as determined by the Environmental Protection Agency that require replacing by county and available smaller geographical unit in tabular form. [15709/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

671. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Education and Skills if schools are preparing for the continuation of partial remote learning in September 2020; the supports being put in place for children returning to schools that have little or no access to a reliable broadband service; if these children will have to undertake schoolwork at home using schoolbooks rather than remote learning; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15886/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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EU Regulations

Matt Carthy

834. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason his Department did not seek to introduce legislation to place those in industry currently responsible for the dispensing of medication from operating as a responsible person under the EU Veterinary Medicinal Products Regulation 2019/6. [15711/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Animal Culls

Matt Carthy

835. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of cattle culled in each of the years 2015 to 2019 due to tuberculosis for which compensation was payable under the eradication programme by county in tabular form. [15712/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Proposed Legislation

Matt Carthy

836. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the timeframe for introducing legislation to appoint a national food ombudsman. [15713/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Matt Carthy

837. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the timeframe to introduce legislation with regard to the Covid-19 credit guarantee scheme. [15714/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Common Agricultural Policy

Matt Carthy

838. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the position of Ireland in negotiating the future of the CAP takes into consideration the need for local variance within individual states in CAP guidelines to help ensure biodiversity. [15715/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme

Matt Carthy

839. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if upcoming tranches of TAMS will include provision for financial supports towards the restoration of derelict farmhouses and other buildings; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15716/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Animal Diseases

Matt Carthy

840. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of poultry flocks impacted by an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza in 2020 by county, that will benefit from the one-off financial support scheme announced by him in tabular form; the amount that will be provided in total and on average to each farmer; the basis on which the funds will be distributed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15717/20]

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020

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Site Acquisitions

Matt Carthy

841. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if his Department is in discussions or the process of securing additional property for sale or lease in Dublin city at present; the details of such proposals or discussions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15718/20]

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