Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: December 2013

PQ No. 547 – 10th December – Numbers of Public Health Nursing Staff

To ask the Minister for Health the number of assistant directors of public health nursing on a county basis; if the filling of vacancies arising to these positions are subject to the moratorium on public sector recruitment; and if persons appointed to such positions are available for frontline health service duties. Seán Kyne T.D.  … Continue Reading

PQ – 10th December – Update on the review of State Funding for TG 4 & RnaG

To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if, in the context of the planned introduction of a public service broadcasting charge which envisaged a review of Irish language broadcasting, due consideration and recognition is being given to the crucial and transformative role which both Radio na Gaeltachta and TG 4 have had… Continue Reading

PQ No. 211 – 10th December – Teacher Education & the Gaeltacht

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills in the context of the findings of the School Inspector’s Report relating to the teaching of the Irish language if consideration will be provided to introducing a requirement of Irish language teachers, at all levels of education, to undergo refresher and skills intensive language courses in the… Continue Reading

PQ No. 210 – 10th December – Update on the Review of Education in the Gaeltacht

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will outline, in the context of the review of education in the Gaeltacht, the strands and aspects of education being examined; if international practice regarding other languages existing alongside a dominant language such as Welsh is being examined; and when the review will be complete… Continue Reading

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