Kathleen Funchion

Kathleen Funchion

House:

32nd Dáil (2016 - )

Constituency:

Carlow-Kilkenny

Party:

Sinn Féin

Constituency address:

Suite 11,

Third Floor,

Lower New Street,

Kilkenny

Member contact details:

  • (01) 618 3567
  • (056) 776 4730
  • (059) 913 8023

Recent contributions

Thu, 20 Jun 2019

Community Policing and Rural Crime: Motion

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Bill 2018: Discussion

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Tue, 14 May 2019

Medicinal Products Availability

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Recent questions

Tue, 18 Jun 2019

Special Educational Needs Staff
169. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason for cutting the number of special needs assistants, SNAs, from a school (details supplied) from 3.5 to 3.2 for September 2019; if he and the National Council for Special Education, NCSE, will urgently review the proposal in order that incoming children for September 2019 in need of vital physical, communication and behavioural assistance will receive the care they need in order to attend school; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24870/19]

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Thu, 13 Jun 2019

Teachers' Remuneration
84. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to provide compensation to qualified teachers who have returned from working abroad and have been paid on a further education basis since their return due to not being registered with the Teaching Council through no fault of their own as a result of a backlog of applications with the Teaching Council; his views on whether teachers who have been working at a reduced salary while awaiting registration due to the backlog situation with the Teaching Council should receive arrears according to the appropriate pay scale which should have been registered or otherwise; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24693/19]

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Thu, 13 Jun 2019

Domestic Violence Refuges Provision
191. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 609 of 21 May 2019, the reason no specific budget for counselling services is being provided for a refuge (details supplied); the alternative sources of funding she recommends the refuge to apply for in order that it can continue to provide critical and essential services to vulnerable women and children; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24695/19]

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Votes

Proposed Service by Defence Forces with United Nations in Mali: Motion (Resumed)

Questions put to vote: Question again put: [20 June 2019]

Member voted: Níl

Declared

Carried

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National Minimum Wage (Protection of Employee Tips) Bill 2017 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

Questions put to vote: Question again put: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time." [20 June 2019]

Member voted:

Declared

Carried

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Defence Forces: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

Questions put to vote: Question put: "That the motion, as amended, be agreed to." [13 June 2019]

Member voted:

Declared

Carried

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Sponsored Bills

Residential Tenancies (Student rents, rights and protections) Bill 2018

Committee Stage

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Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Water in Public Ownership) (No. 2) Bill 2016

Committee Stage

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Membership history

32nd Dáil

Period:

2016 -

Party:

Sinn Féin

Constituency:

Carlow-Kilkenny