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Céad, 22 MFómh 2021

written

Hedge Cutting

Charles Flanagan

71. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he plans to amend legislation in respect of the regulation of boundary hedges and hedgerows with particular reference to height and unrestricted growth; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45615/21]

Amharc

Céad, 22 MFómh 2021

written

School Accommodation

Charles Flanagan

104. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education the current position regarding the new school building and ASD unit for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45614/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 MFómh 2021

written

School Accommodation

Charles Flanagan

353. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education if she will urgently review funding applications for temporary and permanent accommodation structures for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44466/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 27 Iúil 2021

written

Grant Payments

Charles Flanagan

60. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the status of the actions being taken to address the backlog for SEAI warmer homes grants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39589/21]

Amharc

Céad, 14 Iúil 2021

written

Health Services

Charles Flanagan

438. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the circumstances surrounding the relocation of the adult audiology service from St. Fintan’s, Portlaoise, County Laois to Tullamore, County Offaly; when the service will resume in County Laois; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31589/21]

Amharc

Déar, 8 Iúil 2021

written

Housing Policy

Charles Flanagan

192. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if he will consider putting a mechanism in place to allow local authorities to exercise discretion in approving housing adaptation grants for persons with a disability particularly for those with severe medical conditions which would allow for expenses to be factored into circumstances in which the income threshold is exceeded; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36885/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 29 Meith 2021

written

Mental Health Services

Charles Flanagan

479. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health when a dietician will be appointed to the Laois CAMHS team; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26740/21]

Amharc

Déar, 24 Meith 2021

written

Covid-19 Pandemic

Charles Flanagan

431. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health when he expects a national approach to the easing of restrictions in maternity hospitals will be applied; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26368/21]

Amharc

Céad, 23 Meith 2021

written

Health Services Staff

Charles Flanagan

257. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the person or body responsible for the placing of advertisements for the recruitment of positions (details supplied); the number of assistant psychologists currently working in a voluntary capacity within the public health services; and if such positions will be now readvertised with similar opportunities in a paid capacity. [26023/21]

Amharc

Céad, 23 Meith 2021

written

Health Services Staff

Charles Flanagan

258. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the policy in respect of the recruitment and hiring of assistant psychologists in an unpaid capacity. [26024/21]

Amharc

Céad, 23 Meith 2021

written

Health Services Staff

Charles Flanagan

259. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if the HSE will extend the current national pilot assistant psychologist programme; and if so, when. [26025/21]

Amharc

Céad, 23 Meith 2021

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Dental Services

Charles Flanagan

281. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the age at which children in County Laois are receiving their first dental intervention; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26083/21]

Amharc

Céad, 23 Meith 2021

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Dental Services

Charles Flanagan

282. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the number of children in County Laois currently awaiting dental intervention in each priority group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26084/21]

Amharc

Céad, 23 Meith 2021

written

Dental Services

Charles Flanagan

283. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the number of HSE dental surgeon positions and the details of vacancies in County Laois; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26085/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Beal 2021

written

Health Services Staff

Charles Flanagan

863. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the number of assistant psychologists currently working within HSE services in an unpaid capacity. [24423/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Beal 2021

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Health Services Staff

Charles Flanagan

864. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if he plans to facilitate an increase in the number of assistant psychologists within the health services; and if so, when and the way he plans to do same. [24424/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Beal 2021

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Health Services Staff

Charles Flanagan

865. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if he is satisfied to oversee a health service in which assistant psychologists work in an unpaid capacity; and the steps he proposes to take to rectify and improve matters for assistant psychologists within the health service. [24425/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Beal 2021

written

Third Level Education

Charles Flanagan

866. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if consideration will be given to introducing additional doctoral places in psychology; and if he will meet with the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science and appropriate academic heads with a view towards changing matters. [24426/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Beal 2021

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Third Level Education

Charles Flanagan

867. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if he will arrange for funded doctoral places to be introduced in respect of educational psychologists and counselling; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24427/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Beal 2021

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Magdalen Laundries

Charles Flanagan

873. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health his views on whether it is appropriate in respect of the redress scheme applicable to women who resided in Magdalene laundries that a person (details supplied) having waited a period of four years for a cataract operation was required to pay a sum of money to obtain such treatment; if he will investigate same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24476/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Beal 2021

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Health Services

Charles Flanagan

874. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health his views on whether it is appropriate that a person (details supplied) must wait a period of up to three years for a cataract operation and that the same person has been denied a household benefit package; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24477/21]

Amharc

Déar, 29 Aib 2021

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Driver Test

Charles Flanagan

13. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Transport when he expects driver tests to resume for persons that have completed the EDT; if additional driving instructors will be recruited to eliminate the backlog when tests resume; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22365/21]

Amharc

Déar, 29 Aib 2021

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Driver Test

Charles Flanagan

14. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Transport when he expects driver education training and CPC case study for haulage drivers to resume; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22366/21]

Amharc

Déar, 29 Aib 2021

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Driver Test

Charles Flanagan

15. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Transport the number of persons waiting on a driver theory test, CPC case study for haulage drivers, driver education training and driver tests; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22367/21]

Amharc

Céad, 28 Aib 2021

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Motorised Transport Grant

Charles Flanagan

868. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health when it is envisaged that the motorised transport grant and similar supports towards the purchase of an automatic or adapted vehicle will be restored; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21202/21]

Amharc

Déar, 22 Aib 2021

written

Covid-19 Pandemic

Charles Flanagan

129. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the details of the criteria applied in respect of obliging persons travelling to Ireland from particular countries both EU and non-EU to undergo mandatory hotel quarantine. [20887/21]

Amharc

Déar, 22 Aib 2021

written

Covid-19 Pandemic

Charles Flanagan

135. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the categories of exemptions and exceptions for mandatory hotel quarantine for persons travelling to Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20898/21]

Amharc

Céad, 21 Aib 2021

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HSE Waiting Lists

Charles Flanagan

1566. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the current waiting lists for appointments for therapies (details supplied) in CHO8; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18281/21]

Amharc

Céad, 21 Aib 2021

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Local Improvement Scheme

Charles Flanagan

2578. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development when an allocation for County Laois under the local improvement scheme will be made for 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19567/21]

Amharc

Céad, 31 Márta 2021

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Health Services

Charles Flanagan

863. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the circumstances surrounding the relocation of the children's eye clinic from Portlaoise to Athlone; if comprehensive details will be provided on when this service will resume in County Laois; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16337/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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School Accommodation

Charles Flanagan

914. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education when the delivery of two new prefabricated classrooms to a school (details supplied) is expected; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15302/21]

Amharc

Déar, 4 Márta 2021

written

Schools Building Projects

Charles Flanagan

145. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education the position regarding the new school build for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12388/21]

Amharc

Déar, 4 Márta 2021

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Hospital Services

Charles Flanagan

217. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the status of the appointment of an advanced nurse practitioner in the diabetes clinic at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise; if there has been progress on an adult diabetic pump clinic at the hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12329/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Feabh 2021

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Garda Stations

Charles Flanagan

242. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the position regarding the refurbishment works and construction works at Portlaoise Garda station; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9761/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Feabh 2021

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Disability Services Provision

Charles Flanagan

852. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 832 of 27 January 2021, when a reply will issue from the HSE; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9760/21]

Amharc

Céad, 17 Feabh 2021

written

Vaccination Programme

Charles Flanagan

835. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the protocols and process in place in respect of the administration of vaccinations with particular reference for MMR and hepatitis B in direct provision centres throughout the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8525/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Feabh 2021

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Magdalen Laundries

Charles Flanagan

240. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform further to Parliamentary Question No. 245 of 20 October 2020, if guidelines as a consequence of the report by the Ombudsman on the Magdalene laundry scheme have been completed and published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6371/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Feabh 2021

written

Local Authority Housing

Charles Flanagan

313. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if a review of the income eligibility threshold for social housing supports in counties Laois and Offaly has been undertaken; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6696/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Feabh 2021

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Direct Provision System

Charles Flanagan

532. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the protocols and process in place in respect of the administration of vaccinations with particular reference to MMR and Hepatitis B vaccines in direct provision centres throughout the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6334/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Feabh 2021

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Northern Ireland

Charles Flanagan

604. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice if consideration will be given to the set up a State-backed pension scheme in respect of victims living in this jurisdiction including injured victims of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings and survivors and victims of other terrorist attacks within the State in the context of victims and survivors in troubles-related legacy cases. [6354/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Feabh 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Charles Flanagan

881. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health when consideration will be given to making the Covid-19 vaccine available for funeral directors and undertakers in view of the nature of their work in the context of the distribution of vaccine nationwide. [5923/21]

Amharc

Céad, 27 Ean 2021

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Disability Services Provision

Charles Flanagan

832. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health when therapies (details supplied) will be reinstated for children with special needs in community health organisation 8; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4291/21]

Amharc

Céad, 13 Ean 2021

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Dublin-Monaghan Bombings

Charles Flanagan

706. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice if an agreement has been reached between her Department and An Garda Síochána for the sharing of documents, papers and files in the matter of the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings with the team of Operation Kenova; if Ireland will fully cooperate with Operation Kenova; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45175/20]

Amharc

Déar, 3 Noll 2020

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Environmental Schemes

Charles Flanagan

160. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if an adequate programme of consultation with land owners, occupiers, farmers and farm organisations prior to the commencement of re-wetting in relation current proposals in respect of the re-wetting of peat lands in the midlands and with particular reference to County Offaly will be ensured; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40850/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 1 Noll 2020

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Departmental Consultations

Charles Flanagan

142. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if he will ensure a full process of consultation with land owners, occupiers, farmers and farm organisations prior to the commencement of a wetting programme in respect of Government and-or State agency proposals to increase wetland areas across the midlands in furtherance of climate change measures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39627/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Samh 2020

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Vaccination Programme

Charles Flanagan

783. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the reasons for the apparent cancellation of the school vaccine HPV programme in CHO8; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37855/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 17 Samh 2020

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Budget 2021

Charles Flanagan

597. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the amount of additional funding to be provided to domestic violence services in Budget 2021 in order to respond adequately to the increase in domestic violence. [36327/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 17 Samh 2020

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Proposed Legislation

Charles Flanagan

608. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the progress to date on the drafting of the assisted decision-making (capacity) (amendment) Bill; when the legislation will be completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36268/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 17 Samh 2020

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Domestic Violence

Charles Flanagan

657. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice if a national services development plan will commence in 2020; and if so, if it will be led by an organisation (details supplied) and its 38 frontline member services as the crucial first step in developing a comprehensive national response to domestic abuse and coercive control. [36328/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 17 Samh 2020

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Commencement of Legislation

Charles Flanagan

717. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the preparations undertaken to date for the commencement of Part 8 of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 in view of recommendations 10.2 to 10.4 of the report of the Covid-19 nursing homes expert panel; if there is a need for an amendment to this Part of the Act; the progress on the writing of regulations to allow for a register of advance healthcare directives; the indicative timeline for commencement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36267/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 20 DFómh 2020

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Magdalen Laundries

Charles Flanagan

245. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if guidelines have been prepared, agreed and set in place in relation to recommendations in the report of the Ombudsman on the Magdalen laundry scheme (details supplied). [31229/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 20 DFómh 2020

written

Magdalen Laundries

Charles Flanagan

608. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the reason the health card, as recommended in the Magdalen commission report and agreed to in full by the then Government, has not been fulfilled or honoured; if matters can be expedited for the introduction of a HAA card along the lines of the health card given to those in the 1990s who contracted hepatitis C from contaminated blood products. [31222/20]

Amharc

Déar, 15 DFómh 2020

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Schools Building Projects

Charles Flanagan

174. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education the status of a new building for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30665/20]

Amharc

Déar, 15 DFómh 2020

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Emergency Works Scheme

Charles Flanagan

175. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education the status of a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30666/20]

Amharc

Déar, 15 DFómh 2020

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Schools Building Projects

Charles Flanagan

176. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education the status of a new building for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30667/20]

Amharc

Céad, 7 DFómh 2020

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Emergency Works Scheme

Charles Flanagan

131. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education the status of an emergency works application for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [29015/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 6 DFómh 2020

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Home Help Service

Charles Flanagan

727. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in counties Laois and Offaly who were granted home help hours in 2020; if numbers are above or below the national average; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28699/20]

Amharc

Máirt, 6 DFómh 2020

written

Home Help Service

Charles Flanagan

728. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that CHO 8 is experiencing a long waiting time for approval and delivery of home help services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28700/20]

Amharc

Céad, 30 Aib 2014

written

Proposed Legislation

Charles Flanagan

533. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if any change in the law is planned or envisaged in relation to the poor box system in the courts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18609/14]

Amharc

Céad, 30 Aib 2014

written

Hospital Waiting Lists

Charles Flanagan

795. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Laois may expect to have their heart bypass operation at St. James's Hospital in Dublin 8; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18962/14]

Amharc

Déar, 17 Aib 2014

written

Customs and Excise Staff

Charles Flanagan

66. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Finance the current staff numbers in County Offaly and from where in the county such Customs and Excise service is provided. [18405/14]

Amharc

Déar, 17 Aib 2014

written

School Accommodation

Charles Flanagan

85. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding an application for additional accommodation for a school (details supplied) in County Laois; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18273/14]

Amharc

Déar, 17 Aib 2014

written

School Accommodation

Charles Flanagan

86. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding an application for additional accommodation for a school (details supplied) in County Laois; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18283/14]

Amharc

Déar, 17 Aib 2014

written

Schools Building Projects Status

Charles Flanagan

98. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding a school building project (details supplied) in County Laois; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18406/14]

Amharc

Céad, 16 Aib 2014

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Hospital Appointments Status

Charles Flanagan

161. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the position regarding surgery in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Offaly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18204/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 8 Aib 2014

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Legal Matters

Charles Flanagan

208. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education and Skills in relation to 44 court actions currently being defended by the State Claims Agency the subject matter of which is serious allegations of abuse perpetrated against school children by teachers, if his Department in conjunction with the office of the Attorney General and the State Claims Agency has reviewed such cases against the background of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of a person (details supplied). [16422/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 8 Aib 2014

written

Youth Services Funding

Charles Flanagan

550. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs her plans for future funding for local youth projects and services to be administered by Laois/ Offaly Education and Training Board; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16642/14]

Amharc

Céad, 2 Aib 2014

written

Sports Capital Programme Administration

Charles Flanagan

23. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when he will announce confirmation of successful applicants under the current round of sports capital funding. [14997/14]

Amharc

Céad, 2 Aib 2014

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National Cycle Network

Charles Flanagan

34. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the tourism and recreation initiatives for the midlands currently under consideration by his Department. [14998/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 1 Aib 2014

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Garda Investigations

Charles Flanagan

404. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the review of documents and evidence in the matter of the unlawful death of Fr. Niall Molloy in County Offaly. [14956/14]

Amharc

Déar, 27 Márta 2014

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Maternity Services Provision

Charles Flanagan

199. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 73 of 13 February 2014, in view of the publication on the report of the Chief Medical Officer of his Department, how the issues as raised in the question might be addressed. [14528/14]

Amharc

Déar, 27 Márta 2014

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HSE Investigations

Charles Flanagan

200. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 238 of 13 February 2014, if he will request of the Health Service Executive, and in particular its risk and incident investigation process management team, the number of reviews carried out at maternity units in the State in respect of perinatal or infant hospital deaths each year for the past ten years; if the number of such reviews will be disclosed and if not the reason for same. [14535/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Márta 2014

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Broadband Service Provision

Charles Flanagan

314. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will review the provision of broadband services available in rural areas (details supplied) in County Laois; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11955/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Márta 2014

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Broadband Service Provision

Charles Flanagan

315. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will review the provision of broadband services available in rural areas (details supplied) in County Offaly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11956/14]

Amharc

Céad, 5 Márta 2014

written

Cycle to Work Scheme Retention

Charles Flanagan

52. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Finance if he will extend the cycle to work scheme; and if he will consider allowing original recipients of the scheme to reapply. [11066/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Feabh 2014

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Firearms Licences

Charles Flanagan

513. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality to set out his plans to amend current legislation to further control and restrict the use of handguns which are currently licensed, including centre-fire and .22 calibres as well as pump-action and semi-automatic shotguns capable of holding in excess of three rounds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8957/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Feabh 2014

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Personal Injury Claims

Charles Flanagan

572. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when he will introduce legislation facilitating a system of annual index-linked periodic payment orders for the lifetime of a person suffering serious and lasting injury where negligence of another has been established. [8014/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Feabh 2014

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Maternity Services

Charles Flanagan

15. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the steps he will take to restore public confidence in the quality of the maternity service being provided at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, in view of the number of expectant mothers who will attend the hospital in the coming weeks and months. [6703/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Feabh 2014

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Maternity Services

Charles Flanagan

73. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if he is satisfied with the level of accommodation, staffing levels, implementation of national protocols, equipment, professional training and development for personnel in the maternity unit at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, County Laois; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6704/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Feabh 2014

written

Infant Mortality Data

Charles Flanagan

183. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of inquests carried out in relation to perinatal or infant deaths at each maternity unit in the State each year for the past ten years. [7203/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Feabh 2014

written

Hospital Mortality Rates

Charles Flanagan

237. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the number of perinatal deaths recorded at each maternity unit in the State each year for the past ten years. [7202/14]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Feabh 2014

written

Hospital Mortality Rates Report

Charles Flanagan

238. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the number of Health Service Executive reviews carried out at maternity units in the State in respect of perinatal or infant hospital deaths each year for the past ten years. [7204/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Feabh 2014

written

European Court of Human Rights Rulings

Charles Flanagan

199. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education and Skills in the context of the implications of the European Court of Human Rights judgment in the case of a person (details supplied) if he will review the case of a person as per Chapter 14 of the Ryan report as outlined in detail by me in a Dail Éireann debate of 11 July 2009 with a view towards facilitating redress; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6398/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Feabh 2014

written

Hospital Investigations

Charles Flanagan

600. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if he will ensure the chief medical officer, who is currently preparing an initial report on the maternity unit at Portlaoise Hospital, will have included in any report the fact and circumstances surrounding the birth of a baby (details supplied) at the hospital. [6465/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Feabh 2014

written

Medical Negligence Cases

Charles Flanagan

652. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if he will initiate a full and detailed report into all the circumstances surrounding the appointment and employment of a doctor (details supplied) who worked at Portlaoise Hospital and who was the subject of a Medical Council fitness to practice inquiry which they failed to attend arising out of a series of allegations of incompetence against them; if he will seek confirmation of the interview process; if references supplied were read and/or acted upon; if reports were sought and obtained in respect of previous employment of this person; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6903/14]

Amharc

Déar, 6 Feabh 2014

written

Orthodontic Services Provision

Charles Flanagan

215. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health when orthodontic treatment will be approved in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Laois; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6000/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 4 Feabh 2014

written

Audiology Services Provision

Charles Flanagan

721. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons currently on the waiting list for audiology services in County Laois; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5503/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 28 Ean 2014

written

Inter-Country Adoptions

Charles Flanagan

661. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if officials from her Department have had contact recently with their counterparts in Russia on the matter of inter-country adoption between the respective countries, in particular the prospect of agreeing an appropriate bilateral arrangement; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4030/14]

Amharc

Céad, 22 Ean 2014

written

Hospital Services

Charles Flanagan

223. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health when a satellite haemodialysis unit in County Laois will be operational; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3156/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 21 Ean 2014

written

Cattle Theft

Charles Flanagan

570. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has raised the increase in the number of incidences of cattle rustling throughout the country with the Department of Justice; if his Department has examined any measures that would reduce the illegal practice of cattle rustling; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2773/14]

Amharc

Céad, 15 Ean 2014

written

School Textbooks Rental Scheme

Charles Flanagan

251. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will extend the application process for funding under the new book rental scheme to include primary schools which already have book rental schemes in operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1715/14]

Amharc

Céad, 15 Ean 2014

written

Seniors Alert Scheme

Charles Flanagan

532. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if consideration has been given to reducing the age of eligibility for the senior alert scheme from 65 to 60 years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1732/14]

Amharc

Céad, 15 Ean 2014

written

Health Insurance Prices

Charles Flanagan

906. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health to set out the average increase to the cost of private health insurance over the past five years, referring specifically to average annual increase each year over the past five years; the steps, he proposes to take to control such increases having regard to the consequent difficulties imposed on families by the ever-increasing cost of private health insurance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1719/14]

Amharc

Déar, 19 Noll 2013

written

Schools Building Projects Status

Charles Flanagan

129. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding a school building project (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54815/13]

Amharc

Déar, 19 Noll 2013

written

Traffic Calming Measures

Charles Flanagan

209. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if county councils have accountability to his Department in relation to the cost of the placement and-or repair of traffic calming speed ramps, materials used and the maintenance of these ramps; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54897/13]

Amharc

Déar, 19 Noll 2013

written

Medical Negligence Cases

Charles Flanagan

361. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health in the context of recent High Court decisions where the Health Service Executive has resisted until the commencement of the hearing of the case the acceptance of responsibility and liability in respect of the injury of an individual which may have occurred some years before the hearing of the action, if a duty of candour might be placed on HSE to facilitate earlier and more timely settlements; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54900/13]

Amharc

Déar, 19 Noll 2013

written

Road Safety

Charles Flanagan

397. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will review the recently introduced height restrictions with particular reference to the vital transportation of fodder and animal feed stocks across the State. [54893/13]

Amharc

Céad, 27 Samh 2013

oral

School Transport Scheme

Charles Flanagan

60. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to allegations of corruption at Bus Éireann in the matter of the €166 million school transport scheme with particular reference to the awarding of contracts to bus and taxi operators; and the steps he will take to have the matter fully examined and investigated. [50888/13]

Amharc

Máirt, 26 Samh 2013

written

Local Authority Funding

Charles Flanagan

480. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government his plans to direct all local authorities to implement the business and retail incentive scheme to ensure that retailers and businesses are provided with incentives to locate to town centres; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50690/13]

Amharc

Máirt, 26 Samh 2013

written

Hospital Waiting Lists

Charles Flanagan

605. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Laois will be given an appointment for an arthroscopy procedure following a consultation in Cappagh Hospital, Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50364/13]

Amharc