Ryan, Eamon

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 676 No. 4

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Written Answers - Fisheries Protection.

Was asked: the percentage of each River Boyne tributary which is fertile for spawning salmon; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Was asked: the wetted area statistics for each of the salmon spawning tributaries on the River Boyne; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Energy Efficiency.

Was asked: the way, and when people may apply for grants under the insulation of homes programme recently announced; if there is a restriction on applications; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

On the 8th of February last, together with the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, I launched the National Insulation Programme for Economic Recovery. The Programme entails a...More Button

Written Answers - Fisheries Conservation.

Was asked: the reason he proposes a complete ban on eel fishing here for 90 years in his Department’s national management plan; if he will proceed with the proposal in view of the fact that no other EU member s...More Button

Was asked: the reason the European Eel Directive requires 40% reduction on fishing, yet he is closing the fishery, giving a 100% reduction; and his views on whether this is the correct course of action. More Button

Was asked: the reason, in tough economic times, hundreds more eel fishermen will have to go on unemployment benefit. More Button

Written Answers - Telecommunications Services.

Was asked: when he envisages that Valentia Island, County Kerry, will have broadband coverage. More Button

Was asked: if Valentia Island, County Kerry, is part of the national broadband scheme; his plans for Valentia Island and its ability to receive broadband, if it is not included in the national broadband scheme;...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 369 and 371 together. I understand that broadband is available on Valentia Island from mobile, wireless and satellite service providers. As such it does not fall with...More Button

Written Answers - Decentralisation Programme.

Was asked: further to Parliamentary Question No. 380 of 9 July 2008, the position in relation to the decentralisation to the town in question; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

The Decentralisation Programme as originally announced in December 2003 included the proposal to relocate the Headquarters of the Central Fisheries Board (CFB) to Carrick-on-Shannon. The Government an...More Button

Written Answers - Offshore Exploration.

Was asked: the oil and gas reserves estimated to be located off the west coast; the location of the various fields; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Telecommunications Services.

Was asked: the progress made in providing broadband to the residents and businesses of a town (details supplied) in County Cork; when he expects broadband to be widely available in the area; and if he will make...More Button

Under Phase II of the Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs) Programme, 58 of a total of 60 MANs covering 64 towns, including Dunmanway, have been completed during 2007 and 2008. A further 2 networks are ...More Button

Written Answers - Fisheries Conservation.

Was asked: if he will explain a situation (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Was asked: the reason it will be illegal to catch fish in southern lakes on the Erne system while eel fishermen in Northern Ireland will have a licence to fish. More Button

Was asked: if his attention has been drawn to the silver eel migration on the Erne (details supplied); the position regarding the ESB River Shannon generation at Ardnacrusha; and if he will make a statement on ...More Button

Was asked: the reason, in view of the role of the ESB in relation to conservation of fisheries as they were given a charter by the people here to look after and maintain the fish stocks on the rivers they gener...More Button

Was asked: the reason, some years back, the Western Regional Fisheries Board refused to issue eel fishermen with licences and instead issued them to anglers who returned them un-fished; if this was to increase ...More Button

Was asked: the number of eel dealers licences granted for the year 2009. More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure.

Was asked: the companies or consultants engaged since June 2007 by his Department or any of the agencies under his aegis to provide advice or training in the areas of public relations, communications or media t...More Button

In the time available, it has not been possible to identify and assemble the information requested. My Department is in the process of identifying and assembling the information and I will revert to ...More Button

Written Answers - Alternative Energy Projects.

Was asked: further to Parliamentary Question No. 510 of 10 February 2009, if he will supply all of the information sought but not provided; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Some of the information sought by the Deputy is not available. While there are a number of general requirements around the production and use of biofuels, no specific licences are required from any D...More Button


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