Flanagan, Seán

Thursday, 27 March 1969

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 239 No. 8

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Killybegs Hospital Conversion.

Donegal County Council is the place for this.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Small Industries Programme.

It is expected that a brochure on the small industries programme will be available for distribution before the end of April.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Galway Industrialisation.

The Government's awareness of the need for establishing new industries in areas such as those named by the Deputy is evidenced by the valuable facilities provided to encourage the establishment and de...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Grants to Industry.

From 1952, when grants were first made by An Foras Tionscal, up to the end of the last full year on 31st March, 1968, the total sums approved in grants and paid out of grants approved were:—More Button

No re-equipment grants were approved up to the 31st March, 1968.More Button

I just said “No re-equipment grants were approved.”More Button

There is some supplementary information here. The approvals, I should mention, under this scheme from 1st April, 1968, to 28th February, 1969, amounted to £1,818,420.More Button

The information is in the form of a tabular statement which, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to circulate with the Official Report. Following is the statement:—More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Nítrigin Éireann Factory.

Nítrigin Éireann Teoranta have under constant review the expansion of their enterprise at Arklow to meet additional fertiliser outlets in home and export markets and, in addition, the development of n...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Smelting Plant.

As I have stated on previous occasions the establishment of a smelter is a matter for private enterprise. I understand that the feasibility study, undertaken by a group of companies engaged in the mi...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Import of Land Drainage Tiles.

I assume the Deputy is referring to land drainage pipes. The evidence available to me is that adequate supplies of land drainage pipes can be procured from Irish manufacturers. Until definite evidenc...More Button

The information available here is that the production of pipes in this country amounts to 25 million a year against a home market usage of 14 million a year and any delays which occur are due to haph...More Button

I would like to say that, according to the information available to me here, there is no substance at all for the suggestion that there is apparent delay. Most of those firms order ad hoc, one load a...More Button

I think it has been pretty thoroughly thrashed out between all the parties concerned.More Button

This I do not know.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Cork Health Authority.

The information is as follows:— (a) 320 (including 241 nursing posts, 34 medical and dental posts and 26 pre-medical posts); (b) 255; (c) Approximately £200,000 at present. More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Farmers' Eligibility for Health Services.

The rateable valuation on which farmers' eligibility to hospital and specialist services and certain other services has been assessed has included both land and buildings since the definition of the ...More Button

No better man.More Button

It is with the printers.More Button

I hope not.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Dental Facilities in County Sligo.

The reason for the backlog of persons in County Sligo who are awaiting dental treatment from the health authority is the shortage of dental staff. The health authority has an approved complement of t...More Button

I understand that there are at present 30 school children in County Sligo awaiting orthodontic treatment. This specialist type of treatment is normally provided for children from County Sligo at the ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Haemophiliacs.

It is estimated that there are approximately 90 persons suffering from haemophilia in this country. Special treatment is available for them in a number of general hospitals and the establishment of a...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Incidence of Cystic Fibrosis.

Information concerning the number of people in Ireland suffering from cystic fibrosis is not available. It is estimated that cystic fibrosis occurs in not more than 60 new cases per year in this coun...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Epileptics Not In Hospitals.

It is estimated that about five per 1,000 of the population suffer from epilepsy, the majority of whom are able to lead normal lives. I am not in a position to give the precise position regarding the...More Button

I wonder is that possible?More Button

I suppose I could get a figure for them if I asked every doctor to extract certain information.More Button

In some cases that would not apply.More Button

Not necessarily. Many epileptic people would not apply at all.More Button

Many of them would not apply at all.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Claim for Disabled Person's Allowance.

Applications for disabled persons' maintenance allowances are dealt with by the health authority for the area in which the applicant resides.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Provision for Mentally Handicapped Galway Children.

As part of the future proposals for the provision of additional accommodation for the mentally handicapped, consideration is being given to the establishment of a further residential centre in Galway....More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Drug Addiction.

As I indicated in a reply to a question by the Deputy on this matter on the 6th instant, I have under active consideration at the moment provision of a special clinic and its staffing. I am hopeful t...More Button

Written Answers. - State and Semi-State Borrowing.

As stated in my replies to similar questions on earlier occasions, the latest being the 4th February, 1969, the bodies with which I am concerned receive support in the form of grant from my Department...More Button


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