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Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Irish Language
Mattie McGrath

4. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will report on the cuts in funding to Irish language and culture organisations which have resulted in the restriction of activities and the promotion of the Irish language and culture. [27285/18]

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Heritage Sites
John Curran

7. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of applications made for funding under the 2018 structures at risk fund; the criteria used in selecting the successful projects; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27116/18]

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National Parks and Wildlife Service Data
Bríd Smith

10. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of development applications which have been referred to the NPWS, particularly in County Donegal, that have been returned with no comment on them; and if this may be a breach of both Irish and EU law. [27110/18]

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Departmental Funding
Joe Carey

11. Deputy Joe Carey asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding being provided for small scale local festivals in County Clare in 2018. [26720/18]

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Cláir Ghaeilge ar RTÉ
Catherine Connolly

14. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Catherine Connolly den an Aire Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta cén ionchur a bhí nó atá aici le maidir le líon na gclár Gaeilge a chraolann RTÉ taobh amuigh de TG4 agus Raidió na Gaeltachta; an bhfuil sí sásta go bhfuil RTÉ ag comhlíonadh a chuid dualgas reachtúil; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [27072/18]

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Departmental Schemes
Peter Burke

15. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if she will provide details of the music capital scheme 2017-18; the status of same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26714/18]

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Special Areas of Conservation
Mick Wallace

16. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her Department’s input into the planning and construction stages of large scale road projects within special areas of conservation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26707/18]

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Straitéis 20 Bliain don Ghaeilge
Catherine Connolly

20. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Catherine Connolly den an Aire Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta céard é stádas na gcúig phlean teanga atá curtha ós comhair na Roinne faoi láthair; cén uair a bheidh siad faofa aici; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [27071/18]

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Cultural Policy
Catherine Connolly

21. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of the performance delivery agreement in relation to Galway 2020; the details of the agreement in respect of the €250,000 already advanced; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27068/18]

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Creative Ireland Programme
Joe Carey

22. Deputy Joe Carey asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the activities happening for Cruinniú na nÓg in County Clare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26718/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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National Parks and Wildlife Service
Clare Daly

23. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to strengthen the resources of the National Parks and Wildlife Service. [27073/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Seirbhísí Oileán
Pat the Cope Gallagher

25. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Pat The Cope Gallagher den an Aire Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta an bhfuil sé i gceist aici maoiniú a sholáthar d'oileáin i nDún na nGall maidir le bóithre poiblí ar na hoileáin éagsúla; an ndeimhneoidh sí an bhfuil allúntas leagtha amach i mbuiséad na Roinne i mbliana dó sin, agus an mbeidh allúntas breise ar fáil d'oileáin i mbuiséad 2019; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [26836/18]

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National Cultural Institutions
Niamh Smyth

26. Deputy Niamh Smyth asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when a director will be appointed to the Irish Museum of Modern Art; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27115/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Arts and Culture Capital Scheme Funding
Aindrias Moynihan

27. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if extra funding will be sanctioned to make up the shortfall of funding needed to repair a theatre (details supplied) in County Cork; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27064/18]

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Departmental Strategies
Peadar Tóibín

28. Deputy Peadar Tóibín asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the reason she does not have a detailed national music strategy. [27052/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Seirbhísí Iompair
Pat the Cope Gallagher

29. D'fhiafraigh Deputy Pat The Cope Gallagher den an Aire Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta an dtabharfaidh sí cur síos ar na pleananna atá aici Scéim na mBóithre Áise a chur ar bun an athuair do bhóithre nach bóithre contae iad, bóithre áise a fhad le tithe agus feirmeacha, i gceantair Ghaeltachta amháin; agus an ndéanfaidh sí ráiteas ina thaobh. [26837/18]

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National Monuments
Thomas P. Broughan

30. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of new national monuments which have been designated in the past five years; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27023/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Creative Ireland Programme
Colm Brophy

31. Deputy Colm Brophy asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of the creative schools programme; and the level of involvement of schools in County Dublin in the programme. [26775/18]

Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Built Heritage Investment Scheme
Marcella Corcoran Kennedy

32. Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the supports provided to built heritage projects in County Offaly in 2017 and 2018; her plans in this regard for 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26717/18]

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Foras na Gaeilge
Catherine Connolly

33. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the itemised breakdown of the cost of works to the value of €945,000 which Foras na Gaeilge commissioned from the landlord of its new headquarters (details supplied); if these were approved by the board of Foras na Gaeilge and her Department; if the appropriate procurement procedure was followed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [27070/18]