Ring, Michael

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 708 No. 3

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Priority Questions - Job Creation

Asked the minister: if he will indicate the initiatives that have been introduced to prevent unemployment and stimulate job creation in Gaeltacht areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

I wish to ask the Minister a number of questions. The first concerns jobs losses in the Gaeltacht. He said some 710 jobs were created but forgot to say that we lost 721. We had a gain of ten or 11 ...More Button

Would the Minister publish copies of the minutes of the meeting he held with the Minister because I am very anxious that the Minister, Deputy Carey, would have bilateral meetings with the Minister, De...More Button

Priority Questions - Regulation of Charities

Asked the minister: if he will indicate the consultation that has taken place with the charities sector to date regarding the implementation of a new regulatory framework for the sector; and if he will make a statement ...More Button

The Minister, Deputy Pat Carey, was responsible, as Minister of State, for bringing the Charities Act through the House and will recall that I, as Fine Gael spokesperson, and Deputy Wall, as spokesman...More Button

When does the Minister expect the consultation process to be completed and the regulator to be in place? I accept it took time in other jurisdictions for similar frameworks to be established and that...More Button

Other Questions - Community Development

This is the second time this year that the scheme has been suspended. The Department’s website confirms that no further applications are to be taken until 21 May. I believed the budget for the year w...More Button

The scheme has worked. Some of the Minister’s proposals refer to a reduction of between 15% and 25% in regard to voluntary groups. The Minister is correct to review the scheme. A review is very wis...More Button

Written Answers - Community Development

Asked the minister: the amount of funding that has been approved for each rural development programme in the country under the new round of allocations; the amount of funding that has been drawn down by them to date in ...More Button

Written Answers - Place Names Database

Asked the minister: the progress made to date on his Department’s work regarding place names; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards

Asked the minister: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will be approved a medical card. More Button

Written Answers - Visa Applications

Asked the minister: how an American citizen might remain in this country beyond the 90 day holiday visa granted on entry. More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Reports

Asked the minister: if any progress has been made in relation to a consultation paper (details supplied); the recommendations that have been made; and the recommendations that will be followed. More Button

Written Answers - Social Welfare Appeals

Asked the minister: if he will confirm receipt of an appeal in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Mayo. More Button

Asked the minister: the reason an appeal submitted by a person (details supplied) in County Mayo has not been registered as being received by the Social Welfare Appeals Office. More Button

Written Answers - Housing Grants

Asked the minister: if income from a post leaving certificate grant is included when calculating rental liability for local authority housing, under the differential rental scheme; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Written Answers - Grant Payments

Asked the minister: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive a payment under the suckler cow welfare scheme; if this person will receive partial payment. More Button

Written Answers - Third Level Fees

Asked the minister: if a person (details supplied) in County Mayo is entitled to free fees. More Button


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