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Taispeáin: 100 an leathanach

Máirt, 19 Ean 2016

written

European Central Bank

Joe Costello

161. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Finance if he has examined the benefits and drawbacks of the European Central Bank increasing its inflation target from 2%; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2109/16]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Ean 2016

written

Visa Applications

Joe Costello

284. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will ensure that when applying for a visa, a non-European Economic Area national who is the spouse of an Irish citizen is not treated less favourably than a spouse of an European Union citizen who is from a third country; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2110/16]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Ean 2016

written

Hospital Procedures

Joe Costello

353. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the number of occurrences in which foreign bodies were left in a patient's body following surgery in Our Lady’s Children's Hospital in Crumlin, County Dublin in 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2112/16]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Ean 2016

written

Hospital Procedures

Joe Costello

354. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the number of occurrences in which foreign bodies were left in a patient's body in children's hospitals in 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2113/16]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Ean 2016

written

Hospital Procedures

Joe Costello

355. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the number of times a guide wire was left in a patient's body following surgery between 2010 and 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2114/16]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Ean 2016

written

Hospital Procedures

Joe Costello

356. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the steps Our Lady’s Children's Hospital in Crumlin, Dublin 12 took to address occurrences in which foreign bodies were left in a patient's body following surgery in the hospital in 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2115/16]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Ean 2016

written

Hospital Procedures

Joe Costello

357. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the reason for the delay in producing a report indicating why a guide wire was left in a patient's body in Our Lady’s Children's Hospital in Crumlin, Dublin, in 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2116/16]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Ean 2016

written

Hospital Procedures

Joe Costello

358. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health his views on the fact that a guide was left in a patient's body following surgery in 2015; why this occurred given that a similar event was reported in 2014; why procedures were not in place to ensure this did not recur; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2117/16]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Ean 2016

written

Hospital Procedures

Joe Costello

359. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health what measures hospitals take to ensure that foreign matter is not left in a patient’s body following surgery; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2118/16]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Ean 2016

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Child Safety

Joe Costello

360. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the number of children who were dropped by staff in Temple Street Hospital in County Dublin in 1996; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2119/16]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Ean 2016

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Child Safety

Joe Costello

361. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the number of children who were dropped by staff in hospitals between 2010 and 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2120/16]

Amharc

Céad, 13 Ean 2016

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Health and Social Care Professionals Registration Fee

Joe Costello

706. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health if he will ensure that the titles physiotherapist and physical therapist are clearly defined; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1551/16]

Amharc

Céad, 16 Noll 2015

written

Insurance Industry Regulation

Joe Costello

66. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Finance his views on correspondence (details supplied) regarding flood insurance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45520/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Noll 2015

written

Departmental Funding

Joe Costello

112. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the supports available for the establishment and operation of men's sheds; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45085/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Noll 2015

written

Mental Health Services Provision

Joe Costello

360. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the mental health services available for children and young persons, particularly those with special education needs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45163/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 15 Noll 2015

written

Schools Mental Health Strategies

Joe Costello

533. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Education and Skills the mental health services available for children and young persons, particularly those with special education needs; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45165/15]

Amharc

Déar, 10 Noll 2015

written

Pension Provisions

Joe Costello

112. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will offer Garda Síochána pensioners the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly salary payments; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44479/15]

Amharc

Céad, 9 Noll 2015

written

Flood Prevention Measures

Joe Costello

69. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will ensure that the Office of Public Works dredges the Tolka river from the Luke Kelly bridge to the sea to protect against future floods in Clonliffe, Ballybough, North Strand and East Wall in Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44290/15]

Amharc

Céad, 9 Noll 2015

written

Import Costs

Joe Costello

75. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the quantity of goods that was imported into Ireland from Western Sahara in each of the past five years; why Ireland is importing goods from Western Sahara considering its occupation by Morocco is contrary to international law and considering the indigenous population does not benefit from this trade; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44288/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 1 Noll 2015

written

Visa Applications

Joe Costello

315. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality why a person (details supplied) in Dublin 1 has been refused access to the third-level graduate scheme despite having a 12-month work experience offer from a company; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42390/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 10 Samh 2015

written

Garda Station Refurbishment

Joe Costello

334. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the progress made on the refurbishment of the Garda Síochána station at Fitzgibbon Street in Dublin 1; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [39516/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 3 Samh 2015

written

Garda Station Refurbishment

Joe Costello

600. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality for details of the proposed refurbishment of the Bridewell Garda station in Dublin 7; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38359/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 3 Samh 2015

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Migrant Integration

Joe Costello

601. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her Department's policy on migrants, including access to accommodation, employment, and legal protection; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [38360/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 22 MFómh 2015

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Treatment Benefit Scheme Eligibility

Joe Costello

223. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if TV listener devices for deaf persons are covered by her Department's treatment benefit scheme; if they are not covered, if the scheme could be extended to include them for deaf persons who do not have hearing aids; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31408/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 22 MFómh 2015

written

Naval Service Vessels

Joe Costello

569. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Defence if all Naval vessels are equipped with defibrillators; if appropriate training has been provided; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31407/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 22 MFómh 2015

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Garda Stations

Joe Costello

641. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if all Garda stations are equipped with defibrillators; if appropriate training has been provided; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31406/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 22 MFómh 2015

written

Children in Care

Joe Costello

705. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if he will provide details of the psychotherapeutic services that are available in Dublin Central for vulnerable children who are in the care of the State; the psychotherapeutic services available in the whole of Ireland for vulnerable children in the care of the State; his plans for further provision of psychotherapeutic services for vulnerable children; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31405/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 22 MFómh 2015

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Overseas Development Aid Expenditure

Joe Costello

1160. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans to increase the overseas development aid budget in the upcoming budget; if so, the percentage increase; the strategy for reaching the 0.7% of gross national product United Nations target; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31032/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 22 MFómh 2015

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Third Level Data

Joe Costello

1280. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Education and Skills the level of participation of men and women, respectively, in third level education in each of the past ten years; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31394/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 22 MFómh 2015

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Homeless Persons Data

Joe Costello

1452. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the number of rough sleepers by gender in each of the past ten years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31395/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2015

written

Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Joe Costello

278. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the progress that has been made on identifying the burial place of the Tuam babies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27243/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2015

written

Hospitals Discharges

Joe Costello

348. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health if he will ensure that there are adequate support services provided for patients who are discharged from hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27250/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2015

written

Prescriptions Charges

Joe Costello

349. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the reason a patient must fill a prescription within 24 hours of leaving a hospital or pay a doctor for a new prescription; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27251/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2015

written

Institutes of Technology

Joe Costello

449. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Education and Skills her plans for the next stage of the development of the Dublin Institute of Technology campus at Grangegorman in Dublin 7; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27183/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 7 Iúil 2015

written

Arts Funding

Joe Costello

540. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if the strategic development zone in the North Lotts and Grand Canal Harbour will qualify for the 1% for art scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27262/15]

Amharc

Déar, 25 Meith 2015

written

Pension Provisions

Joe Costello

91. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider maintaining Approved Retirement Fund limits at current levels of income, that is €12,700 income with €63,500 investment, or if he will be proceeding with the proposed increase in limits in March 2016 to an increased level of income of €18,000 and an increased investment of €119,800; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25553/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 23 Meith 2015

written

Garda Station Refurbishment

Joe Costello

367. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans for the future of Fitzgibbon Street Garda station in Dublin 1; if she will seek to have a preservation order placed on the building; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24727/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Meith 2015

written

Illicit Trade in Tobacco

Joe Costello

283. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Finance the steps being taken to deal with the illegal sale of tobacco; his plans to strengthen the legislation dealing with its sale; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22298/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Meith 2015

written

Family Law Cases

Joe Costello

592. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the current status of plans for legal and constitutional change to facilitate a restructuring of the family court system; if it is still intended to introduce a restructured family court system; if so, the timescale for establishment of the new courts and details of the legal and constitutional changes that will be required; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22440/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Meith 2015

written

Regeneration Projects Status

Joe Costello

1084. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government his plans for each of the following regeneration projects that were previously subject to public private partnerships and that collapsed under the previous Administration, namely, O'Devaney Gardens in Dublin 7; Dominick Street and Seán Mac Diarmada Street in Dublin 1; and Croke Villas in Dublin 3; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22311/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Meith 2015

written

Telecommunications Infrastructure

Joe Costello

1101. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the current regulations on the erection of telecommunications masts immediately adjacent to homes and schools; his proposals to regulate their location further; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22436/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Beal 2015

written

Living City Initiative

Joe Costello

129. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Finance the process for determining the areas covered by the Living City initiative; if consideration will be given to expanding the areas covered to include Broadstone and Royal Canal Bank in Dublin 7, Infirmary Road and Montpelier in Dublin 7, both sides of Aughrim Street in Dublin 7, New Wapping Street and Castleforbes in Dublin 1 and Seville Place in Dublin 1; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19484/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Beal 2015

written

Hospital Facilities

Joe Costello

327. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health if he will provide facilities to the acute hospitals that have not had major structural work undertaken in the past 30 years; his plans for these facilities; if he will refurbish, rebuild or replace the acute hospitals that need this work over the next 15 years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19450/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Beal 2015

written

Hospitals Data

Joe Costello

328. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health if he will provide the names and locations of non-teaching hospitals; the services that each provides; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19451/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 19 Beal 2015

written

Primary Care Centres Data

Joe Costello

329. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the position regarding the development of the primary care network; if he will provide details of the primary care centres in operation; the range of services that each provides; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19452/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Vacancies on State Boards

Joe Costello

216. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Taoiseach the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if he will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18138/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Vacancies on State Boards

Joe Costello

246. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise, up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if she will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18476/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Vacancies on State Boards

Joe Costello

331. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or in which vacancies are anticipated to arise, up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; the details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18372/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Vacancies on State Boards

Joe Costello

358. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or in which vacancies are anticipated to arise, up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if he will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18478/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Vacancies on State Boards

Joe Costello

384. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Defence the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or in which vacancies are anticipated to arise, up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if he will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18479/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Vacancies on State Boards

Joe Costello

407. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise, up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if she will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18480/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Appointments to State Boards

Joe Costello

428. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies exist or are anticipated up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or member; if he will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18481/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Vacancies on State Boards

Joe Costello

477. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if he will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18482/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Departmental Bodies Abolition

Joe Costello

520. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise, up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if he will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18483/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

State Bodies

Joe Costello

541. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Education and Skills the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if he will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18484/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Vacancies on State Boards

Joe Costello

588. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if he will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18477/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Renewable Energy Projects

Joe Costello

608. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the way he expects to meet the 20-20-20 energy targets; if there is a renewable energy model in place; the role he envisages for solar, wind, wave, geothermal, and microgeneration; if he has a policy in relation to renewable energy feed-in tariffs for homes and businesses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18422/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Vacancies on State Boards

Joe Costello

611. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise, up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if he will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18475/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Vacancies on State Boards

Joe Costello

631. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise, up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if he will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18474/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 12 Beal 2015

written

Vacancies on State Boards

Joe Costello

644. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise, up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; if she will provide details of the appointment process in each case; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18473/15]

Amharc

Céad, 6 Beal 2015

written

Personal Public Service Numbers Data

Joe Costello

99. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the reason European Union citizens are refused personal public service numbers; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [17706/15]

Amharc

Céad, 6 Beal 2015

written

Appointments to State Boards

Joe Costello

154. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Finance the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; the details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17602/15]

Amharc

Céad, 6 Beal 2015

written

Appointments to State Boards

Joe Costello

182. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the State boards, bodies or committees on which vacancies currently exist, or on which vacancies are anticipated to arise, up to and including 1 January 2016; the number of vacancies in each case; when the vacancy arose or will arise; if the vacancy relates to a chair or a member; the details of the appointment process in each case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17603/15]

Amharc

Céad, 6 Beal 2015

written

Urban Renewal Schemes

Joe Costello

567. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government his plans for the regeneration of Dominick Street, Dublin 1; if he has approved funding for the work; when the work is due to begin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17816/15]

Amharc

Céad, 6 Beal 2015

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Aer Lingus Board Remuneration

Joe Costello

595. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason the former chief executive officer of Aer Lingus was awarded valuable shares by the board of Aer Lingus, for which the person had no entitlement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17468/15]

Amharc

Déar, 16 Aib 2015

written

Road Traffic Legislation

Joe Costello

198. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to regulate the operation of rickshaws; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14982/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 31 Márta 2015

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Homeless Accommodation Provision

Joe Costello

519. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the number of drug free short-term beds available to homeless and recovering addicts in each of the four Dublin local authorities; the number of detox beds available; the location of the drug free units and detox beds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13299/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 31 Márta 2015

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Local Authority Assets

Joe Costello

671. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he is aware that Dublin City Council is proposing to sell a site (details supplied) for use as a supermarket that was purchased for €4 million to use for social housing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13296/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 31 Márta 2015

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Social and Affordable Housing Provision

Joe Costello

672. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the land that is available in the Dublin City Council area for development under the social housing strategy; the areas that have planning permission; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13297/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 31 Márta 2015

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Drug Treatment Programmes Availability

Joe Costello

673. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the number of drug free short-term beds available to homeless and recovering addicts, in each of the four Dublin local authorities; the number of detoxification beds available; the location of the drug free units and detoxification beds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13298/15]

Amharc

Déar, 26 Márta 2015

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Public Sector Staff Remuneration

Joe Costello

107. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to commence talks with the public sector unions with a view to addressing the cutbacks imposed during the troika years; if these talks will also address the specific reductions in the salaries and allowances of new entrants into the public sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12403/15]

Amharc

Déar, 26 Márta 2015

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Local Authority Housing Maintenance

Joe Costello

234. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the number of housing voids in Dublin City Council; the number back into use by the council in 2014 and in 2015 to date; the average length of time for repairs to be carried out; the amount of money drawn down by the council from his Department to bring voids into use; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12373/15]

Amharc

Déar, 26 Márta 2015

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Private Residential Tenancies Board Remit

Joe Costello

235. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government his plans to introduce legislation to provide certainty and security in the residential rental market; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12379/15]

Amharc

Déar, 26 Márta 2015

written

Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme

Joe Costello

236. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he will re-establish the inner city partnership; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12380/15]

Amharc

Déar, 26 Márta 2015

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Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme Funding

Joe Costello

237. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he is aware that the budget for community groups in Dublin’s inner city has fallen in 2015 by 38% for the period April to December 2014; the steps he will take to address this anomaly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12381/15]

Amharc

Déar, 26 Márta 2015

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Local Authority Housing Provision

Joe Costello

238. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the reason he plans to spend €75,000 per unit to refurbish 70 temporary units of accommodation in O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin 7, when the O’Devaney Gardens site has been proposed over the past ten years for a major programme of regeneration; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12382/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Márta 2015

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Exceptional Needs Payments

Joe Costello

196. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the funding available through her Department for funeral services to families in need. [11465/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Márta 2015

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Health Insurance Community Rating

Joe Costello

655. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health if all periods of health insurance cover are included when determining lifetime community rating loadings and, in view of the high number of returning emigrants, if periods of health insurance in other jurisdictions can be counted towards lifetime community rating loadings; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11726/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 3 Márta 2015

written

Living City Initiative

Joe Costello

209. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Finance when the living city initiative will be introduced in Dublin; the criteria that will be used to assess properties; if projects that commence in early 2015 will need to apply for relief retrospectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8983/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 3 Márta 2015

written

Milk Supply Regulation

Joe Costello

277. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to regulate for the production, sale and consumption of raw milk; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8979/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 3 Márta 2015

written

Departmental Staff Promotions

Joe Costello

322. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality in respect of the two upcoming internal promotions in her Department whether the application forms have been vetted, and whether any applications that exceeded the page limit or expanded the boxes on the form have been disqualified from the application process, in accordance with the competition criteria; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8981/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Feabh 2015

written

Departmental Staff Careers

Joe Costello

339. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason an assessment by managers is required as part of the internal higher executive officer competition but is not required for the internal promotion competition to the grade of assistant principal officer; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8101/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 24 Feabh 2015

written

Teachers' Remuneration

Joe Costello

532. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will examine the conditions under which an honours degree allowance is awarded to teachers who qualified from Marino Institute of Education in 2012, if she will reconsider whether the requirement to be working on one specified date, which takes no account of any other work, is fair and reasonable in determining whether a teacher receives the allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7984/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 17 Feabh 2015

written

Liquor Licensing Laws

Joe Costello

306. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason for the continued prohibition on the sale of alcohol in licensed premises on Good Friday; if she will consider lifting the prohibition; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6849/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 10 Feabh 2015

written

Primary Care Centres Provision

Joe Costello

449. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the number of primary care centres being developed in the Dublin Central constituency; the progress made to date on constructing each primary care centre; when each centre is due to open to the public; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5911/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 27 Ean 2015

written

Banking Sector

Joe Costello

217. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Finance his plans for selling the State’s interest in AIB; his plans to retain a shareholding in the bank; if so, the extent of the shareholding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3813/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 20 Ean 2015

written

Language Schools Accreditation

Joe Costello

340. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the requirements for language schools in view of the recent court ruling on language school accreditation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2651/15]

Amharc

Máirt, 20 Ean 2015

written

Language Schools Accreditation

Joe Costello

532. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Education and Skills the requirements for language schools in view of the recent court ruling on language school accreditation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2650/15]

Amharc

Céad, 14 Ean 2015

written

Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Joe Costello

488. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if he will make arrangements for the exhumation of a child (details supplied) in order to determine cause of death and based on the evidence uncovered, if he will include the case in the inquiry into mother and baby homes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49480/14]

Amharc

Céad, 14 Ean 2015

written

Local and Community Development Programme

Joe Costello

881. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he will establish a north inner city partnership; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49481/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Noll 2014

written

Pensions Legislation

Joe Costello

198. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will amend the single public service pension scheme to enable the inward transfer of pension savings from other pensions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47248/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 9 Noll 2014

written

School Enrolments Data

Joe Costello

396. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of pupils in each of the primary schools in the parish of St. Lawrence O’Toole, North Wall, Dublin 1, in each of the past five years; her plans for the future of the schools and schooling in the area; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46991/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 25 Samh 2014

written

Middle East Issues

Joe Costello

385. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the value of products imported into Ireland from Israel benefitting from the preferential tariff under the EU-Israel Association Agreement in 2011, 2012 and 2013; the sectors that have qualified for the preferential tariff under the EU-Israel Association Agreement in 2011, 2012 and 2013; the value of products imported into Ireland that were produced in the Israeli settlements located within the territories brought under Israeli administration since June 1967 that are not entitled to benefit from the preferential tariff treatment under the EU-Israel Association Agreement in 2011, 2012 and 2013; if there is a system in place for checking that products imported either directly or indirectly into Ireland from Israel under the EU-Israel Association Agreement are products from within Israel's pre-1967 borders as opposed to its post-1967 borders; if Ireland checks, and if so with what regularity; if goods imported directly or indirectly into Ireland from Israel under the EU-Israel Association Agreement are actually produced within Israel's pre-1967 borders as opposed to its post-1967 borders; the value of goods imported into Ireland from those parts of Palestine not under the control of Israel in the years 2011, 2012 and 2013; the measures taken to ensure that the exact origin of products are accurately described; the value of products imported from the West Bank and Gaza to Ireland in 2011, 2012 and 2013; the considerations that have been given to excluding settlement products from the Irish market including from public procurement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44914/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Samh 2014

oral

Sports Events

Joe Costello

196. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide a list of the running events that have taken place in the Phoenix Park in 2013 and 2014; the dates on which same were held; the cycling events that have taken place in the Phoenix Park in 2013 and 2014; the dates on which same were held; if he will provide a list of any other sporting events that have taken place on the roads of the Phoenix Park in 2013 and 2014; the dates on which same were held; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43863/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Samh 2014

written

Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries

Joe Costello

342. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the progress that has been made in establishing the commission of investigation into mother and baby homes led by Judge Yvonne Murphy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44274/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Samh 2014

written

Health Services Expenditure

Joe Costello

365. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health the amount of money spent on nursing home care; the amount of money spent on home care in each of the past three years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43866/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 18 Samh 2014

written

Energy Policy Review

Joe Costello

545. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources when he will publish the White Paper on energy policy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44273/14]

Amharc

Céad, 12 Samh 2014

written

Garda Deployment

Joe Costello

98. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí attached to each Garda station in the greater Dublin metropolitan area; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [43362/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Samh 2014

written

Water Services Funding

Joe Costello

539. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the amount of money spent each year for the last 15 years on improving the treated water infrastructure in each county here; the percentage loss in volume of treated water through faculty infrastructure in Dublin in each of the last 15 years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43276/14]

Amharc

Máirt, 11 Samh 2014

written

Departmental Bodies

Joe Costello

577. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will provide a detailed breakdown of the costs, savings already made and estimated future savings associated with the forthcoming merger between the National Roads Authority and the Railway Procurement Agency; the details of the proposed organisational structure and employee numbers for the merged body, which is to be known as transport infrastructure Ireland; his plans to proceed with the further merger of any or all transportation and transportation safety bodies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43210/14]

Amharc