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Taispeáin: 100 in aghaidh an leathanaigh

Máirt, 27 Iúil 2021

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Transport Policy

Gino Kenny

179. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Transport if there are plans to extend the use of CO2 monitors to intercity trains and provincial buses; his views on whether transporting persons over long distances for many hours has implications for CO2 levels and that passengers have no way of verifying the CO2 levels in enclosed spaces, some of which are essentially sealed units; his further views on the fact that as society opens up passenger capacity will increase at a time when virus variants are transmitting at a higher rate; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39374/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 13 Iúil 2021

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Medicinal Products

Gino Kenny

50. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health when sunosi which is manufactured in Ireland and is available in Northern Ireland and other EU countries will be made available here; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that this drug has been proven to be very beneficial in the treatment of narcolepsy (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35087/21]

Amharc

Déar, 8 Iúil 2021

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An Garda Síochána

Gino Kenny

107. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Justice the details of any meetings or contact she has had with the Mental Health Commission on its concerns over the rise in applications by An Garda Síochána to detain persons in psychiatric care against their will; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36754/21]

Amharc

Déar, 8 Iúil 2021

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An Garda Síochána

Gino Kenny

143. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Justice the breakdown of the cancellations of emergency calls by Garda divisions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36753/21]

Amharc

Céad, 7 Iúil 2021

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EU Agreements

Gino Kenny

108. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Justice if the right of the family members of EU citizens under EU Directive 2004/38/EC to accompany an EU citizen exercising their free movement rights in Europe includes the right to accompany an EU citizen to Ireland, in this case the spouse of the EU citizen; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36634/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 6 Iúil 2021

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Direct Provision System

Gino Kenny

388. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth if he plans to change the way in which data on deaths in direct provision are collected by State agencies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36250/21]

Amharc

Déar, 1 Iúil 2021

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School Admissions

Gino Kenny

60. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education if she will meet with parents and teacher representatives in the Clondalkin area of Dublin 22 to discuss the crisis in secondary school places for the coming academic year; her plans to accommodate children from the area who cannot access any of the secondary schools in the area; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34947/21]

Amharc

Déar, 1 Iúil 2021

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Special Educational Needs

Gino Kenny

65. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education the additional and total number of SNAs allocated to schools in the Clondalkin and Lucan catchment area for the coming year; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34948/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 29 Meith 2021

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Disabilities Assessments

Gino Kenny

505. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the percentage of assessments of need completed under the Disability Act 2005 that included a diagnosis of a disability in each of the years 2018 to 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27155/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 29 Meith 2021

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Disabilities Assessments

Gino Kenny

506. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the number and percentage of applications by county for assessments of needs under the Disability Act 2005 overdue for completion at 3, 6, 12 and 18 months, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27156/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 29 Meith 2021

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Disabilities Assessments

Gino Kenny

507. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the reason assessors are not asked to provide a diagnosis under the new standard operating procedure for assessments of need under the Disability Act 2005 given that the Act requires the nature and extent of the disability to be set out; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27157/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 29 Meith 2021

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Disabilities Assessments

Gino Kenny

508. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the mean and median time required to complete assessments of need under the Disability Act 2005 in each of the years 2018 to 2020, by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27158/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 29 Meith 2021

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Health Services

Gino Kenny

545. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he will make publicly available the report he received from the HSE on visits in maternity units stating which hospitals are fully compliant with the national policy and which have yet to be fully compliant; the reason for the non-compliance in particular hospitals; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27465/21]

Amharc

Déar, 24 Meith 2021

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Middle East

Gino Kenny

92. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs his views on recent Israeli air strikes and their effect on children in Gaza; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34137/21]

Amharc

Déar, 24 Meith 2021

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Middle East

Gino Kenny

108. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he has spoken to the new Prime Minister of Israel on the occupation of Palestine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33905/21]

Amharc

Déar, 24 Meith 2021

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Foreign Conflicts

Gino Kenny

125. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he has spoken with his counterparts in Europe on the continuing situation in Yemen; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33908/21]

Amharc

Déar, 24 Meith 2021

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Human Rights

Gino Kenny

156. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he has spoken with officials from China regarding the treatment of the Uyghur people; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33906/21]

Amharc

Déar, 24 Meith 2021

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Racism in Sport

Gino Kenny

159. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if he has spoken to Hungarian officials or the ambassador on comments made by the Prime Minister of Hungary on Irish international footballers kneeling before their friendly match with Hungary; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33907/21]

Amharc

Déar, 24 Meith 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

386. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he will provide details regarding plans to approve the use of a Covid-19 vaccine details supplied) ; if negotiations in relation to obtaining the vaccine for distribution here are taking place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26173/21]

Amharc

Déar, 24 Meith 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

444. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health when public health restrictions will be lifted for amusement arcades in order that employees in this sector can return to work; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26407/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 22 Meith 2021

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School Enrolments

Gino Kenny

377. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education if her attention has been drawn to the fact that there are currently 18 children who cannot secure a place in secondary school in Clondalkin; her views on whether this is an unacceptable situation for these children and their families; her further views on the fact that six schools (details supplied) are currently full to capacity meaning that these children cannot be accommodated locally; her plans to address this urgent issue; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [33196/21]

Amharc

Déar, 17 Meith 2021

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Public Sector Pay

Gino Kenny

103. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to unwind professional fee cuts that were imposed on barristers during the period 2008-2011 who are instructed to prosecute criminal cases on behalf of the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32469/21]

Amharc

Déar, 17 Meith 2021

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Public Sector Staff

Gino Kenny

146. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will conduct a study into the possible operation of a four day week in the public and civil service and in particular will his Department examine the experience of other jurisdictions that have adopted such measures; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32470/21]

Amharc

Déar, 3 Meith 2021

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Trade Agreements

Gino Kenny

105. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if he will undertake a full review of the possible impact on climate action and the environment as a result of Ireland accepting the CETA deal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1489/21]

Amharc

Déar, 3 Meith 2021

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Public Inquiries

Gino Kenny

116. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Justice if she will examine calls for an independent public inquiry into the death of a person (details supplied); if she will examine legal opinions on the way this may operate in parallel with any Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission, GSOC, investigation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30219/21]

Amharc

Céad, 2 Meith 2021

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Departmental Functions

Gino Kenny

14. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the EU and international division of his Department. [26514/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 1 Meith 2021

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Schools Building Projects

Gino Kenny

402. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education the status of and the time schedule planned for the completion of a school (details supplied) in County Dublin. [29295/21]

Amharc

Déar, 27 Beal 2021

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Direct Provision System

Gino Kenny

6. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth his Department’s policy in relation to the direct provision system; the timeframe for ending same; if he will report on recent comments in the media in relation to the issue and the programme for Government policy on direct provision; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42530/20]

Amharc

Céad, 26 Beal 2021

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Departmental Programmes

Gino Kenny

6. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Taoiseach the status of the shared island unit of his Department. [26250/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Beal 2021

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Pension Provisions

Gino Kenny

105. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Transport the reason CIÉ states that the 1951 superannuation scheme is €800 million in debt when the trustees have confirmed it is 102% of the minimum funding standard. [27652/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Beal 2021

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Pension Provisions

Gino Kenny

106. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Transport the reason that CIÉ has not used contingent assets to repair the deficit in the 1951 superannuation scheme balance sheet as per the 1994 agreement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27653/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Beal 2021

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State Bodies

Gino Kenny

107. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Transport the reason that CIÉ’s property portfolio is only valued at €750 million or peppercorn value as per its 2019 financial statement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27654/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Beal 2021

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State Examinations

Gino Kenny

339. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education the provisions in place for students sitting the junior certificate in 2022 given that they lost 12 weeks from school in 2020 and only returned to school after Easter 2021; her views on whether these students have not been part of the conversation given that priority was given to leaving certificate students; the steps she will take to reassure students and their families following the significant disruption by clearly outlining supports for this cohort; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27651/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Beal 2021

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Further and Higher Education

Gino Kenny

454. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if he will consider allowing social care students who are working in care settings and also studying to use these qualifying paid work hours as required work placement hours; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27535/21]

Amharc

Déar, 20 Beal 2021

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Legislative Measures

Gino Kenny

283. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Social Protection the date section 68M(a) of the Social Welfare (Covid 19) (Amendment) Act 2020 came into effect. [27203/21]

Amharc

Céad, 19 Beal 2021

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Departmental Bodies

Gino Kenny

25. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Taoiseach if he will report on the work of the housing, infrastructure and digital unit of his Department. [26515/21]

Amharc

Déar, 13 Beal 2021

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Defence Forces

Gino Kenny

43. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Defence the progress of the commission of the future of the Defence Forces; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24872/21]

Amharc

Céad, 12 Beal 2021

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Córas Iompair Éireann

Gino Kenny

91. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Transport if he will write to the chairperson of CIÉ seeking assurances that CIÉ will wait on the outcome of the High Court application that elected pension trustees are making before engaging in any more discussions in relation to the 1951 pension scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25057/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Beal 2021

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Legislative Measures

Gino Kenny

367. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if the upcoming Land Development Agency Bill 2021 will be revised at committee stage to prioritise traditional council housing and to ensure that the affordable housing is defined in relation to incomes and not in relation to market prices; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24651/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Beal 2021

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Ministerial Meetings

Gino Kenny

392. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the engagement he has had with the Chinese Ambassador regarding the treatment of the Uighur people by China; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24394/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Beal 2021

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Middle East

Gino Kenny

393. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs his views on a recently published report by an organisation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24395/21]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Beal 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

936. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that Irish students who are completing studies abroad of courses not available in Ireland and who are returning to see family and work after a period of quarantine will find the cost of mandatory hotel quarantine prohibitive and this will substantially affect their ability to complete their studies; his views on the fact that Erasmus students' mandatory hotel quarantine costs are being covered by their colleges acknowledging that students should not be expected to pay this themselves; if he will consider waiving the charges for returning students in order that all students are treated equally; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24660/21]

Amharc

Céad, 5 Beal 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Gino Kenny

181. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Transport his plans to continue supporting aviation workers considering the likely continuation of a downturn in aviation industry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22957/21]

Amharc

Céad, 5 Beal 2021

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Aviation Industry

Gino Kenny

182. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Transport if he has been informed of any plans by a company (details supplied) to remove assets from the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22958/21]

Amharc

Déar, 29 Aib 2021

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Medicinal Products

Gino Kenny

154. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health his views on media reports in relation to the adverse effects of epilim on some women; if he will meet with the women and their representatives; if he will publish the HSE valproate response project report; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22529/21]

Amharc

Céad, 28 Aib 2021

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Maternity Services

Gino Kenny

927. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he will provide clarity and an update in relation to partners of pregnant person’s attendance at prenatal appointments, labour and delivery (details supplied); if he will allow this vital support to resume as the gradual relaxation of public health restrictions commences; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21412/21]

Amharc

Céad, 28 Aib 2021

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Health Services Provision

Gino Kenny

949. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to a significant community effort to secure funding for a life-saving treatment for a person (details supplied); if his Department will fund their treatment or fund the remainder of the amount needed to access the treatment their doctor has recommended; the options for funding of the treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21505/21]

Amharc

Céad, 28 Aib 2021

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Primary Care Centres

Gino Kenny

1066. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the status of the long-awaited and urgently needed primary care centre for north Clondalkin, Dublin 22; the reason for the current hold up on the centre; the date for construction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22110/21]

Amharc

Céad, 21 Aib 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

168. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if his attention has been drawn to the fact that some large department stores (details supplied) are selling non-essential items in breach of current public health restrictions; the steps he will take in this instance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18774/21]

Amharc

Céad, 21 Aib 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

170. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment when outdoor work such as window cleaning outdoors is expected to return; if he will provide details of guidelines on the definition of outdoor work and the plans for outdoor work under current health guidelines. [18847/21]

Amharc

Céad, 21 Aib 2021

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Driver Test

Gino Kenny

317. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Transport if he will consider providing an online test option for the significant backlog of persons waiting to do their driver theory test given the current public health restrictions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18589/21]

Amharc

Céad, 21 Aib 2021

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Community Employment Schemes

Gino Kenny

1134. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Social Protection if she will provide an update in relation to the ongoing community employment supervisors pension issue; if plans are in place for a pay rise for supervisors given that there has been no increase since 2008; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19000/21]

Amharc

Céad, 21 Aib 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

2044. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) and their companion who are travelling abroad for vital medical reasons do not have to undergo mandatory hotel quarantining; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19678/21]

Amharc

Déar, 1 Aib 2021

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Health Services

Gino Kenny

331. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he will take immediate steps to reopen the gay men’s health service based at the Meath primary care centre which has been closed for over a year; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the clinic is one of the busiest sexual health services and the only one specifically serving LGBTQ+ persons and is the only public sexual health service that has not reopened since March 2020; the plans for its reopening; his plans to set up new sexual health testing centres nationally; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17798/21]

Amharc

Céad, 31 Márta 2021

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Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Gino Kenny

857. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he has taken steps to work with his counterpart and others in the Netherlands to facilitate the inclusion of the products of a company (details supplied) in the list of prescribed products for those eligible for treatment under the forthcoming medical cannabis access programme; his views on whether the availability of the products would allow for the seamless inclusion of those currently prescribed the products under the individual licensing programme in the programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16309/21]

Amharc

Céad, 31 Márta 2021

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Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Gino Kenny

925. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the number of Irish citizens who availed of the EU cross-border directive in the past four years; and the breakdown by year of the number of Irish patients who availed of the directive in all EU jurisdictions combined. [16604/21]

Amharc

Céad, 31 Márta 2021

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Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Gino Kenny

926. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the number of EU cross-border directive applications that have never been finalised or completed; and the breakdown by year for the past four years. [16605/21]

Amharc

Céad, 31 Márta 2021

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Cross-Border Health Initiatives

Gino Kenny

927. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the number of patients who availed of medical treatment in other EU countries who were refused a refund under the cross-border directive by the HSE; and the breakdown by year for the past four years. [16606/21]

Amharc

Céad, 31 Márta 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Gino Kenny

1027. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the criteria the HSE used when distributing vaccines to general practitioner clinics to decide which clinics received the vaccine first; and if it was alphabetical or based on other criteria. [16890/21]

Amharc

Céad, 31 Márta 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Gino Kenny

1028. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if the delay regarding general practitioner clinics that did not receive vaccines supplies on time will alter or affect future deliveries of vaccines to those clinics. [16891/21]

Amharc

Céad, 31 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

1156. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he will acknowledge the stress, anxiety and uncertainty that pregnant women and their partners continue to experience as a result of public health restrictions during the pandemic; if he will ensure that maternity services are prioritised during any talks regarding the easing of restrictions in order that those who are pregnant can be accompanied and supported by partners through the process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17385/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Bus Services

Gino Kenny

66. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Transport the level of fines imposed on Dublin Bus and a company (details supplied) for non-compliance with timing on routes for the previous 12 months; if these fines relate to the bus being late, being early or not showing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15583/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Bus Services

Gino Kenny

103. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Transport the reason Dublin Bus has been instructed to lay vehicles over at certain points in the city; if this practice is the result of instructions from the NTA; if the agency is monitoring the effect this is having in delaying passenger journeys; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15582/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Pharmaceutical Sector

Gino Kenny

149. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the person or body negotiating with pharmaceutical companies on behalf of the IDA vis-à-vis the production of vaccine in the Irish pharmaceutical sector; the person or section with which the IDA is liaising in his Department; the proposition being put to the pharmaceutical companies; the companies that have been met; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14255/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Crime Data

Gino Kenny

1229. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Justice the number of and value of cannabis seizures and confiscations in each of the years 2018, 2019 and 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14442/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Legal Aid Service

Gino Kenny

1262. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Justice if she plans to increase funding for law centres to provide advice to persons who have suffered injuries as a result of negligence of others; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15260/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

1447. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he will provide a full list of the contracts entered into for the purchase of PPE and medical equipment as part of the Covid-19 response in 2020; the amount spent; the contracting companies that the HSE bought the PPE through; if any of this PPE was unused; if so, if it is currently in storage; the amount being spent on storage; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14254/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Drugs Payment Scheme

Gino Kenny

1479. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the reason for reimbursing the cost of the FreeStyle Libre glucose monitoring system for children and young persons with type 1 diabetes while excluding adults; his views on whether while it is welcomed that children and young persons will have access to this important tool in monitoring glucose levels, the significant cost of €120 per month for the monitor is excessive especially for those on low income; if he will consider reimbursing the cost of the glucose monitor for all those with type 1 diabetes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14374/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Márta 2021

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Hospital Staff

Gino Kenny

1553. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he will take immediate action to reverse the decision to cut 300 intern doctor posts at a time when the greatest ever need exists for increased resources both during and post-Covid-19 and the pressure to clear unprecedented waiting lists; his views on whether this proposed reduction will leave 300 newly qualified doctors who have been educated to a world class standard with little option but to export their knowledge and skills at a time when they are urgently needed at home; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14634/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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Climate Action Plan

Gino Kenny

42. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications his views on the use of negative emissions technology in reaching Ireland's climate targets; if concerns regarding the climate action and low-carbon development (amendment) Bill 2020 that, as first drafted, may rely too much on unproven technology to achieve reduction needed in greenhouse gas emissions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13287/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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UN Conventions

Gino Kenny

905. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he considers the trace amount of THC in products derived from the EU hemp crop to be controlled within the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13152/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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UN Conventions

Gino Kenny

906. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if EU hemp food products which contain trace amounts of THC are controlled within the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13153/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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UN Conventions

Gino Kenny

907. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if EU authorities regulate EU hemp food products which contain trace amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol, THC, as products controlled within the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13154/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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EU Regulations

Gino Kenny

908. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if the European Commission regulates EU hemp products with trace amounts of THC such as food; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13155/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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EU Regulations

Gino Kenny

909. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if all three sources of cannabidiol are regulated as food by the European Commission; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13156/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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EU Regulations

Gino Kenny

910. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if the European Commission is in the process of providing scientifically authorised levels of THC in hemp foods in line with Article 28 of Council Decision (EU) 2021/3 of 23 November 2020 and with reference to Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13157/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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UN Conventions

Gino Kenny

911. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the recent clarifications provided by the European Commission to an organisation (details supplied); if Ireland will continue to apply criminal drugs laws to foods which are not controlled within the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13159/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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UN Conventions

Gino Kenny

912. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if Ireland is the only EU member state with an existing hemp food industry which continues to use criminal drugs laws to control trace amounts of THC which is not controlled within the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13160/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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UN Conventions

Gino Kenny

913. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health his views on whether the interests of justice are served by applying Irish criminal drugs laws to food products which are not controlled within the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs when the express purpose of those Irish laws is to give effect to the convention; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13161/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Márta 2021

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EU Regulations

Gino Kenny

914. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health his plans to exercise the Misuse of Drugs Acts against CBD foods with trace amounts of THC produced and or sold by Irish companies who have novel food applications pending at considerable cost on the advice of the Food Safety Authority given that the European Commission has indicated to an organisation (details supplied) that the Commission itself has regulatory authority over the certification pathway under Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and that the Commission has now resumed the verification process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13162/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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EU Directives

Gino Kenny

729. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the number of Irish patients that have availed of the EU cross-border directive in the UK; and the breakdown by year for the past five years of the number of patients that availed of the EU cross-border directive in the UK. [11042/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Health Services Access

Gino Kenny

730. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if the application process for the new Northern Ireland planned healthcare scheme will be the same as the EU cross-border directive; and if the refund amounts by the HSE to patients availing of the scheme will be on the same guideline pricing as the EU cross-border directive. [11043/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Health Services Access

Gino Kenny

731. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he plans to extend the Northern Ireland planned healthcare scheme beyond January 2022; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11044/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Márta 2021

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Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Gino Kenny

994. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the timeframe for the commencement of the medicinal cannabis access programme in 2021; the funding that has been allocated for the programme; if those who are in receipt of a ministerial licence will be included in the programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12078/21]

Amharc

Céad, 24 Feabh 2021

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Drugs Payment Scheme

Gino Kenny

998. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he plans to add first-line treatments for hyperemesis gravidarum to the drugs payment scheme and medical card; if his attention has been drawn to the significant financial pressure that the cost of these treatments put on pregnant women; if he will address this, as a matter of urgency; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10316/21]

Amharc

Déar, 18 Feabh 2021

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Climate Change Advisory Council

Gino Kenny

28. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if it will be ensured that future appointees to the Climate Change Advisory Council will have relevant public health expertise; his views on whether climate change is the greatest threat to global health this century (details supplied) and that recovery from Covid-19 must build upon the current focus on public health to ensure Ireland and those supported by Ireland through Irish Aid are resilient to future health issues and take advantage of the opportunities for improved health afforded by tackling climate change in an holistic and health inclusive way; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9026/21]

Amharc

Céad, 17 Feabh 2021

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Misuse of Drugs

Gino Kenny

694. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the recent EU ruling in a case (details supplied) in which the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that cannabidiol, CBD, is not a narcotic under EU law within the meaning of the 1961 United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drug as it does not have any psychotropic or harmful effects on human health on the basis of available scientific data; if his attention has been further drawn to the fact that the court also ruled that EU states cannot ban the marketing of CBD legally produced in another member state; the measures in progress to amend the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 to reflect this ruling; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8080/21]

Amharc

Céad, 17 Feabh 2021

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Misuse of Drugs

Gino Kenny

695. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the measures in progress to raise the tetrahydrocannabinol, THC, levels permitted in cannabidiol, CBD, products to 0.3% as is currently legally permitted in the rest of the EU; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8081/21]

Amharc

Céad, 17 Feabh 2021

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Food Industry

Gino Kenny

696. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the measures in progress to ensure that a full range of cannabidiol, CBD, products will be available to Irish consumers, including oils, pastes, flowers, teas and other products; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8082/21]

Amharc

Déar, 11 Feabh 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

265. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health his plans to expedite the roll-out of vaccines in nursing homes and hospital settings (details supplied); if the matter will be clarified; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7567/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Feabh 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Gino Kenny

218. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to the fact that many tourist bus operators are not qualifying for grants or supports through the Covid restrictions support scheme due to issues with Fáilte Ireland criteria, such as having a walk-in premises on a main street, and that this is resulting in smaller tourist bus operators being excluded from funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6940/21]

Amharc

Céad, 10 Feabh 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Gino Kenny

219. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Finance if he will work with Fáilte Ireland to save smaller tourist bus operators and bus operators that are not members of a representative body (details supplied) to address issues with the funding criteria through the Covid restrictions support scheme, in view of the fact that there are hundreds of bus operators left out of funding. [6941/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Feabh 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Gino Kenny

725. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to concerns in relation to places on the list of priority for vaccine roll-out for persons with cystic fibrosis who are particularly vulnerable due to the fact their illness affects their lung capacity and respiratory system; and the steps he will take to resolve the matter. [5389/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Feabh 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Gino Kenny

726. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if consideration will be given to all childcare and early educators workers that are working during the pandemic and the risks in their workplace; and if they will be added to the vaccine roll-out programme as a priority, in particular the group 4 category of childcare workers. [5390/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Feabh 2021

written

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Gino Kenny

809. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the action that will be taken to ensure patients who are currently being prescribed the products produced by a company (details supplied) will be able to continue to receive them and not incur further additional expenses such as couriering or personal collection of this prescribed product; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5659/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Feabh 2021

written

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Gino Kenny

810. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if all patients who were receiving reimbursement for their cannabis product prescription costs prior to 21 January 2021 will continue to be reimbursed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5660/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Feabh 2021

written

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Gino Kenny

811. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if consideration will be given to expanding the permissible products list of the medical cannabis access programme to include cannabis flower (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5661/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Feabh 2021

written

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Gino Kenny

812. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if the qualifying list of conditions of the medical cannabis access programme will be expanded to include chronic pain, migraine, arthritis, endometriosis, anxiety, dementia and depression; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5662/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Feabh 2021

written

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Gino Kenny

813. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if consideration will be given to the implementation of an online cannabis education programme for clinicians; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5663/21]

Amharc

Céad, 3 Feabh 2021

written

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Gino Kenny

814. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the actions taken to ensure that cannabis patients who have had to emigrate can return to Ireland and legally and affordably access the medicine here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5664/21]

Amharc