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Taispeáin: 100 in aghaidh an leathanaigh

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Parliamentary Questions

Micheál Martin

1. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he is satisfied that every effort is made in his Department to ensure that parliamentary questions are answered adequately and fully; the actions he has taken to ensure this; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24526/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams

2. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the British-Irish Council meeting that took place on 19 June 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31697/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams

3. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his conversations with the Northern Ireland First Minister, Mr. Peter Robinson, and the Deputy First Minster, Mr. Martin Mc Guinness, at the British-Irish Council in Dublin Castle on 19 June 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31698/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Ruth Coppinger

4. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Taoiseach when his last meeting with the Northern Ireland First Minister, Mr. Peter Robinson, took place, prior to Mr. Robinson's resignation as First Minister. [31783/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Joe Higgins

5. Deputy Joe Higgins asked the Taoiseach if he will report on discussions he has had with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mr. David Cameron. [31784/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Joe Higgins

6. Deputy Joe Higgins asked the Taoiseach if he will report on discussions he has had with the Northern Ireland First Minister, Mr. Peter Robinson, the Deputy First Minister, Mr. Martin Mc Guinness, and the former acting First Minister, Ms Arlene Foster. [31785/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

7. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach to detail the discussions he has had with the UK Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron, in respect of the Northern Ireland Assembly and the associated withdrawal of the Ulster Unionist Party and the motion placed by the Democratic Unionist Party; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32838/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

oral

Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

8. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach to outline his views regarding his comments on RTE's "Six One" on 1 September 2015 in respect of suspending the Northern Ireland Assembly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32839/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

9. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach to outline the discussions he has had with the Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister, Mr. Martin Mc Guinness, in respect of Stormont; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32840/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

10. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he spoke with the Northern Ireland First Minister, Mr. Peter Robinson, before or since the he stepped down; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32841/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

11. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his meeting with the Social Democratic and Labour Party on 10 September 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32842/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

12. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach to outline his views on the Ulster Unionist Party removing its members from the Northern Ireland executive and becoming an opposition party; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32848/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

13. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach in light of recent difficulties and disagreements in Northern Ireland regarding certain issues to outline the discussions he had with the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron, regarding the full implementation of the Stormont House Agreement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32850/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams

14. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent meeting with the Social Democratic and Labour Party; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32884/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams

15. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he has spoken with the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron, recently; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32903/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams

16. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach to set out the number of conversations that he has had with the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron, since July 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32904/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams

17. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his conversations with the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron, regarding the current crisis in the political institutions in the North; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32905/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams

18. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he has spoken to the Northern Ireland First Minister, Mr. Peter Robinson, and Deputy First Minister, Mr. Martin McGuinness, since July 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32907/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams

19. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he has received a report from the Minister for Justice and Equality on the current crisis in the political institutions in the North; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32908/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams

20. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he has received a report from the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade following his conversations with the UK Secretary of State, Ms Theresa Villiers, regarding the current crisis in the political institutions in the North; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32910/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

21. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach to outline the progress made from the March 2012 joint statement on Northern Ireland by the Irish and British Governments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33946/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

22. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach to outline the position regarding his meeting with the envoy of the United States of America, Mr. Gary Hart, on 14 October 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37143/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams

23. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the progress made arising from the programme of work announced in the joint statement by the Irish and British Governments which was published on 12 March 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32911/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams

24. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Taoiseach the number of meetings that have been held involving the Secretary General of his Department and the UK Cabinet Secretary along with the relevant lead Departments, as committed to in the March 2012 joint statement by the Irish and British Governments; the number of civil servants who have been involved in the exchange programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32912/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

25. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he has written or spoken to the leader of the Labour Party in the United Kingdom, Mr Jeremy Corbyn; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33917/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

26. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he discussed the Economic and Social Research Institute report on the possible exit of Britain from the European Union with the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40012/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

27. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach to detail the discussions he has had with the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron, on actions his Government is taking on the possible exit of Britain from the European Union; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40013/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

28. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if a special Cabinet sub-committee has been set up to discuss how Ireland will prepare for a possible British exit from the European Union; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40014/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Joe Higgins

29. Deputy Joe Higgins asked the Taoiseach if he will report on any official meetings or contact he has had with the leader of the Labour Party in the United Kingdom, Mr. Jeremy Corbyn. [40214/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

30. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach to outline his views on comments by the United Kingdom Indepencence Party regarding a possible British withdrawal from the European Union and its impact on Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41158/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin

31. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he has met the leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party, Mr. Colum Eastwood, to discuss progress on the talks in Northern Ireland. [41159/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Richard Boyd Barrett

32. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Taoiseach if he has met the leader of the British Labour Party, Mr. Jeremy Corbyn; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41202/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Richard Boyd Barrett

33. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Taoiseach when he last spoke with the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41203/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Northern Ireland

Richard Boyd Barrett

34. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Taoiseach if he has discussed the crisis in Stormont with the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41204/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Review

Seán Ó Fearghaíl

65. Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for Defence given the recent terror attacks in Paris in France, if he has instigated any review of the Defence Forces' role and capability in dealing with such an attack here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41395/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Medicinal Products

Seán Crowe

66. Deputy Seán Crowe asked the Minister for Defence if he is aware of the vigil which took place on 11 November 2015 at Merrion Square in Dublin 2 in support of serving and former Defence Forces members who claim to have been affected after taking Lariam; if he will meet the Action Lariam for Irish Soldiers group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41391/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Overseas Missions

Clare Daly

67. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Defence the merits of deploying members of the Irish Defence Forces in Mali, given the history of that country. [41375/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Operations

Seán Ó Fearghaíl

68. Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for Defence the number of Defence Forces personnel currently on overseas missions; if there have been any new requests to participate in new missions or to contribute further to existing missions; how long it is expected that the Naval Service will continue to be deployed in the Mediterranean; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41396/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Medicinal Products

Clare Daly

69. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Defence if he will immediately order the cessation of the use of Lariam in the Irish Defence Forces, pending the publication of the findings of the working group into the drug, given the growing number of calls for this and given the paper published by Dr. Ashley Croft in The Pharmaceutical Journal on 12 November 2015 urging the discontinuance of the use of Lariam for the British military. [41376/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Foreign Policy

Mick Wallace

70. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Defence if he has considered reviewing our existing policies on defence, with a view to taking a more active role in the promotion of peace and the protection of our neutrality, given the deteriorating situation in the Middle East and the total failure of the Western military intervention in the region; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41185/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Properties

Seán Ó Fearghaíl

71. Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for Defence if he will report on his Department's engagement with Kildare County Council regarding the situation of overholders at the Curragh. [41176/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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White Paper on Defence

Clare Daly

72. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Defence if he is satisfied that due regard was given to the potential pitfalls of military Keynesianism for Irish defence policy and Irish neutrality in the discussions surrounding the drawing up of the White Paper on defence. [41207/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Army Personnel

Robert Troy

73. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Defence the strategic planning his Department has engaged in since the closure of Columb Barracks in Mullingar in County Westmeath; if he will ensure that its maximum potential is achieved; the other Government agencies or Departments, if local or national, that have been liaised with in regard to this; the amount or the proportion of Columb Barracks that is in use; the terms and conditions in place for such use; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41210/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Air Corps

Denis Naughten

74. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Defence his plans to expand the role of the Air Corps; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41149/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Equipment

Clare Daly

75. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Defence further to Parliamentary Question No. 6 of 25 June 2015, if he has been involved in any recent discussions at European Union level regarding the import and export of arms from Israel; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41206/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Deployment

Seán Kyne

76. Deputy Seán Kyne asked the Minister for Defence the level of engagement he has had with stakeholders, including at European level, regarding defence and security procedures, given the increased threat following the appalling and reprehensible events in France; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41183/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces

Clare Daly

77. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Defence his plans to allow the international defence industry to have increased access to the Defence Forces for product testing, with regard to whether safeguards are in place to ensure that such co-operation does not involve companies or countries which are known to be involved in funding and supplying the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41209/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces

Bernard Durkan

78. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Defence the extent to which the Defence Forces are given opportunities to upgrade their skills in line with military forces throughout Europe and globally, with particular reference to the need to combat international terrorism; if all possible steps continue to be taken in respect of training, access to state-of-the-art technology, rapid deployment, and mobility; if he remains satisfied that the Defence Forces here are adequately equipped to interact and interface with military forces elsewhere; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41160/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Personnel Data

Denis Naughten

79. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Defence the number of vacant posts within the bomb disposal units in the Defence Forces; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41150/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Public Sector Pay

Mattie McGrath

80. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Defence the measures he is taking to keep members of the Defence Forces out of poverty, caused by pension related deductions and various changes to tax and pay related social insurance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41213/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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White Paper on Defence

Seán Ó Fearghaíl

81. Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for Defence the status of the development of a new institute for peace support and leadership training at the Curragh Camp in County Kildare. [41175/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Equipment

Bernard Durkan

82. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Defence the extent to which the Defence Forces continue to be upgraded, in terms of military equipment, transport including aircraft, sea-going vessels and road and land vehicles; if such equipment remains in line with best practice internationally; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41161/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Records

Robert Troy

83. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Defence further to his meeting with a local authority delegation on 5 November 2015 on the matter of Custume Barracks in Athlone in County Westmeath, and given his commitment to maintain the current strength of 1,110 personnel in Custume Barracks, if there is a need to amend any ministerial order to ensure that this commitment is honoured; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41211/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Naval Service Vessels

Seán Ó Fearghaíl

84. Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for Defence the length of time it is expected that the Naval Service will continue to be deployed in the Mediterranean; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41173/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Funding

Richard Boyd Barrett

85. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for Defence how the budget allocation of over €900 million will be spent; how, in particular, the measures for which he will be responsible, given the refugee crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41201/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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EU Battle Groups

Clare Daly

86. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Defence his views on Ireland's participation in a European Union battlegroup, led by Germany, to be established in 2016; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41205/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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White Paper on Defence

Seán Crowe

87. Deputy Seán Crowe asked the Minister for Defence the projects and proposals that he submitted to the Government’s 2016 to 2021 capital investment plan; the projects that were accepted; and those that were rejected. [41163/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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White Paper on Defence

Seán Crowe

88. Deputy Seán Crowe asked the Minister for Defence for further details on his announcement that all-female Defence Forces units will be created and embedded in United Nations peacekeeping operations, where gender-based violence has occurred. [41166/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Overseas Missions

Seán Crowe

89. Deputy Seán Crowe asked the Minister for Defence his views on the safety of members of the 51st Infantry Group who will leave later this month for service with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, given the recent attacks on civilians and soldiers in Lebanon, and given the prospect of greater destabilisation. [41165/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Overseas Missions

Seán Kyne

90. Deputy Seán Kyne asked the Minister for Defence his plans for the continued participation of the Irish Defence Forces, building on their exemplary work to date, in assisting persons seeking refuge from the conflict in parts of the Middle East; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41184/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Anti-Terrorism Measures

Mick Wallace

91. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Defence given the attacks in Paris, France, if he has had discussions with the Department of Justice and Equality regarding potential threats to Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41186/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Anti-Terrorism Measures

Clare Daly

92. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Defence if his Department has engaged in consultations with the Department of Justice and Equality regarding the implications of the terrorist attack on Paris in France for Ireland, with particular reference to whether any discussion took place regarding developing our peacekeeping expertise. [41208/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Naval Service Vessels

Seán Crowe

93. Deputy Seán Crowe asked the Minister for Defence for an update on the work of the LÉ Samuel Beckett in the Mediterranean, and on his recent meeting with the ship’s captain and members of the crew. [41164/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Overseas Missions

Seán Ó Fearghaíl

94. Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for Defence the action that is being taken to ensure that Irish troops in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebannon contingent are guaranteed freedom of movement in fulfilling their United Nations mission; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41172/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Defence Forces Funding

Seán Crowe

95. Deputy Seán Crowe asked the Minister for Defence for a breakdown of how the €6 million increase in his Department’s budget, outlined in budget 2016, will be spent. [41162/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Data Protection

Catherine Murphy

96. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Taoiseach all instances from 1 January 2000 to 2015 to date where legislation introduced by him or on his behalf, which is enacted and still in force, contains a provision amending the data protection Acts to allow for the transfer of personal or other data collected, retained and processed by the State for a particular purpose towards another specific purpose, in tabular form; the financial cost of creating and administering such databases, by case; the projected financial cost for databases not yet complete; the specific legislative provision which enabled such data transfers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41129/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Departmental Agencies

Seán Fleming

97. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Taoiseach the number of new State bodies and agencies under his remit that have been established since February 2011; the number of these that are subject to a sunset clause; the number of new public bodies currenty being planned; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41276/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Pension Provisions

Seán Fleming

98. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Taoiseach the number of defined benefit pension schemes currently listed for employees under his remit; the number that are in deficit; his plans to consolidate these schemes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41277/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Tribunals of Inquiry Expenditure

Bernard Durkan

99. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Taoiseach the extent to which provision is being made, or has been made, for the costs associated with the Moriarty tribunal, in respect of which legal or other costs are still outstanding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41094/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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National Internship Scheme Data

Clare Daly

100. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the number of positions within the Civil Service that have been filled by persons on the JobBridge scheme, since 2011; if she is concerned that positions in the Civil Service that could be filled by full-time or part-time workers on standard rates of pay, are being displaced through the use of internship schemes such as this scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40618/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Carer's Allowance Applications

Charlie McConalogue

101. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when a decision will be made on an application for a carer's allowance by a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41188/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Pension Provisions

Seán Ó Fearghaíl

102. Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she will address the concerns set out in correspondence (details supplied) regarding pensions, her plans to address this matter; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41192/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Community Employment Schemes Operation

Seán Fleming

103. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection her views on staff who work in community employment and who are based in child care facilities, and the new rules which will not include them as part of the staff ratios; the implications this will have for these persons; the opportunity for these persons to progress into full-time employment through community employment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41194/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Disability Allowance Applications

Brendan Griffin

104. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if a decision has been made on an application for a disability allowance by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41224/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Disability Allowance Applications

Michael Healy-Rae

105. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry who is in urgent need of a disability allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41231/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Respite Care Grant Applications

Bernard Durkan

106. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection why a respite care grant is not being awarded for 2014 to a person (details supplied) in County Meath; if any information remains outstanding, given that all the required information was submitted; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41233/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Fuel Allowance Eligibility

Bernard Durkan

107. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she will indicate if a person (details supplied) in County Kildare is eligible for a fuel allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41281/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Rent Supplement Scheme Applications

Bernard Durkan

108. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if her Department has received all the relevant information relating to an application for a rent allowance by a person (details supplied) in County Kildare which was submitted recently; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41285/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Employment Support Services

Willie O'Dea

109. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the current number of participants in the JobBridge and community employment schemes, by county; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41296/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Disability Allowance Applications

Pat Breen

110. Deputy Pat Breen asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when a decision on an application for a disability allowance will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Clare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41303/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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JobPath Implementation

Finian McGrath

111. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection her views on correspondence (details supplied) regarding JobPath; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41310/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Disability Allowance Applications

John O'Mahony

112. Deputy John O'Mahony asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will receive a decision on an application for a disability allowance; the reason for the delay; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41342/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Carer's Allowance Applications

Denis Naughten

113. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when a decision will be made on an application for a carer's allowance by a person (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the reason for the delay; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41349/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Invalidity Pension Appeals

Bernard Durkan

114. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the progress to date in determining an appeal under the invalidity pension scheme for a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41352/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Rent Supplement Scheme Payments

Bernard Durkan

115. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if an increase in rent support will be facilitated for a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41372/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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State Pensions Payments

Finian McGrath

116. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the cost of increasing the State pension (non-contributory) to €228 per week and the State pension (contributory) to €245 per week; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41379/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Carer's Allowance Applications

Fergus O'Dowd

118. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she will re-examine an application for a carer's allowance by a person (details supplied) in County Louth; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41410/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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National Internship Scheme Data

Dara Calleary

119. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the current number of persons participating in the JobBridge scheme, by county, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41469/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Community Employment Schemes Data

Dara Calleary

120. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the current number of persons participating in community employment schemes, by county, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41470/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Disability Allowance Applications

Tom Fleming

121. Deputy Tom Fleming asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she will examine and expedite an application for a disability allowance by a person (details supplied) in County Kerry, given that the person has submitted all relevant information; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41482/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Social Welfare Overpayments

Michael Creed

122. Deputy Michael Creed asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the number of years she considers a reasonable amount of time to pursue the repayment of an overpayment of a jobseeker's allowance claim; the Statute of Limitations that applies in such instances; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41493/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Family Income Supplement Data

Billy Timmins

125. Deputy Billy Timmins asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the number of families in receipt of family income supplement; the total cost for each of the years 2010 to 2015 to date; the estimated total cost for 2015; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41522/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Water Conservation Grant Eligibility

Bernard Durkan

126. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if and when a water conservation grant will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41560/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Jobseeker's Allowance Appeals

Richard Boyd Barrett

127. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if she will ensure that a social protection appeal by a person (details supplied) is processed as a matter of urgency; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41563/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Departmental Staff Data

Richard Boyd Barrett

128. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the staffing levels in the decisions advisory office in her Department in each of the years 2013 to 2015 to date. [41565/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Departmental Staff

Richard Boyd Barrett

129. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the type of self-care, such as counselling, which is available for staff working in front-line positions in her Department, in particular, staff dealing with homelessness; the number of staff who availed of this service in 2014 and in 2015 to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41566/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Disability Allowance Appeals

Tony McLoughlin

130. Deputy Tony McLoughlin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of an appeal under the disability allowance scheme by a person (details supplied) in County Sligo; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41590/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Carer's Allowance Appeals

Michael Healy-Rae

131. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of an application for a carer's allowance by a person (details supplied) who has a genuine case; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41609/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

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Social Welfare Overpayments

Michael Healy-Rae

132. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection for certain information (details supplied), with the answers based on the period from September 2014 to September 2015; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41630/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2015

written

Carer's Allowance Applications

Denis Naughten

133. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when a decision will be made on an application by a person (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the reason for the delay; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41633/15]

Amharc