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Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Film Industry Tax Reliefs
Niamh Smyth

1. Deputy Niamh Smyth asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the engagement she has had with the Department of Finance on the extension of section 481 film relief; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27284/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Plean Forbartha Náisiúnta
Peadar Tóibín

2. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Peadar Tóibín den an Aire Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta cén fáth nach bhfuil a Roinn ag caitheamh ach 15% dá caiteachas caipitil ar an nGaeltacht agus na hOiléan sa Phlean Forbartha Náisiúnta i comparáid leis an bplean náisiúnta a bhí ann roimhe seo, Transforming Ireland ina raibh 22% den chaiteachas caipitil geallta don Ghaeltacht. [27054/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Limistéir Pleanála Teanga
Éamon Ó Cuív

3. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív den an Aire Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta céard é líon na bpleananna teanga atá á gcur i bhfeidhm i mbliana, taobh istigh agus taobh amuigh den Ghaeltacht faoi seach; cén caiteachas atá ceadaithe do na pleananna seo i mbliana; céard é an caiteachas go dáta; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [26804/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Wildlife Protection
Eamon Ryan

5. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to submit amendments to the Heritage Bill 2016 on Report Stage in Dáil Éireann to remove the extension of the hedge-cutting and burning seasons into August and March, respectively, in view of the effects such an extension would have on wildlife; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27283/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Special Areas of Conservation Management
Joan Burton

6. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the action she plans to take on foot of the concerns expressed by An Taisce regarding the impact of the use of Skellig Michael as a filming location and its request for strict protocols in respect of this to be introduced. [26709/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Heritage Sites
Martin Heydon

8. Deputy Martin Heydon asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the supports provided to built heritage projects in County Kildare in the past two years; her plans for 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26721/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Commemorative Events
Aindrias Moynihan

9. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding streams available to groups wishing to hold centenary commemorations of events relating to the War of Independence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27065/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Film Industry
Niamh Smyth

12. Deputy Niamh Smyth asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she was consulted in relation to the sale of a studio (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27114/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Heritage Centres
Niamh Smyth

13. Deputy Niamh Smyth asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when the cultural and heritage centre at a location (details supplied) will begin hosting exhibitions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27112/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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National Museum
Joan Burton

17. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the progress which has been made in the filling of vacancies on the board of the National Museum of Ireland; the process by which the vacancies will be filled; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26711/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Waterways Ireland Funding
Joan Burton

19. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding that will be provided to Waterways Ireland to maintain and enhance canals as a tourist amenity; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26712/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Forbairt na nOileán
Éamon Ó Cuív

24. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív den an Aire Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta cé mhéad airgead atá ceadaithe aici i mbliana do mhion-oibreacha caipitil ar na hoileáin; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [26704/18]

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

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Northern Ireland
Micheál Martin

1. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his visit to Belfast; the meetings that he attended; and the issues that were discussed. [25651/18]

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

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Northern Ireland
Micheál Martin

2. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his attendance at the opening of the West Belfast festival. [25653/18]

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

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Northern Ireland
Joan Burton

3. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his attendance at Féile an Phobail; and the community groups he met. [26472/18]

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

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Northern Ireland
Joan Burton

4. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent meeting with the Orange Order. [26473/18]

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

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Northern Ireland
Alan Farrell

5. Deputy Alan Farrell asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent visit to Northern Ireland with particular reference to his visit to a museum (details supplied). [26542/18]

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

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Northern Ireland
Brendan Howlin

6. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his visit to Northern Ireland; the meetings he held; and the issues discussed. [26546/18]

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

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Northern Ireland
Peter Burke

7. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent visit to Northern Ireland with reference to his engagement with civic society groups from all traditions. [26547/18]

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

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Northern Ireland
Mary Lou McDonald

8. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Taoiseach if he will report on his recent visit to a museum (details supplied). [26616/18]