Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: January 2014

Kyne receives confirmation of mandatory HIQA inspections of private hospitals

Fine Gael Galway West/Mayo South TD, Seán Kyne, has today (Tuesday) said that he has received confirmation from the Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly TD, that his Department is currently working on the Licensing of Health Facilities Bill which will provide for a mandatory system of licensing for public and private health service providers. These… Continue Reading

PQ No. 27 – 29th January – Land Categorisation & Heritage Areas

To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if in view of the positive move in de-designating raised bogs Natural Heritage Area’s, if he will conceive of a situation where other areas of NHA’s could be reviewed on the request of land owners in a similar scientific basis; if on request of a… Continue Reading

PQ No. 6 – 29th January – Funding for new Inishbofin Health Centre

To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if his Department have given any commitment to the Health Service Executive to jointly fund the building of a new health centre in Inishbofin (details supplied).   R E P L Y: AN tAIRE STÁIT SA ROINN EALAÍON, OIDHREACHTA AGUS GAELTACHTA (DONNCHADH MAC FHIONNLAOICH, T.D.)… Continue Reading

Dáil Question No. 6 – 29th January – Inishbofin Health Centre

Deputy Seán Kyne asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if his Department have given any commitment to the Health Service Executive to jointly fund the building of a new health centre in Inishbofin. Deputy Seán Kyne: I ask the Minister of State to confirm whether he has given any commitment to the HSE regarding… Continue Reading

ESB (Electronic Communications) Bill 2013 – Second Stage Speech

I very much welcome this legislation, the main principle of which is to include electronic communication in the statutory functions of the ESB.  Most people would associate Eircom with communications and not the ESB.  I am not impressed with the history of Eircom in the provision of broadband, a point Deputy Connaughton made in respect… Continue Reading

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