Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: February 2015

PQ No. 16 – 25th February – Increasing the Number of First Responders

To ask the Minister for Health his plans to increase the number of first responders in communities, particularly in rural communities; if he will provide details of the work ongoing to improve ambulance response rates, particularly in north west Connemara, County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter – Seán Kyne… Continue Reading

Irish Water confirms plan to tackle threat to Carraroe area water supply – Kyne

Upgrade to Carraroe treatment plant to be in place within year Irish Water has outlined its plans to tackle the presence of THMs, a chemical substance caused when treatment agents react with naturally occurring organic matter in untreated water, in the Carraroe area water supply. The new Water Utility outlined its plans today (Friday) to… Continue Reading

PQ No. 379 – 24th February – Plain Packaging for Tobacco and Legal Representations

To ask the Minister for Health his views on concerns that some legal firms are simultaneously acting on behalf of the State in various matters and also for tobacco companies which are taking action or are threatening to take action against the State in respect of plain packaging measures; and if he will make a… Continue Reading

PQ No. 162 – 24th February – Professional Recognition for Childcare Staff

To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the level of engagement between his Department and that of the Department of Education and Skills in establishing greater professional recognition through qualifications for childcare staff; and if he will make a statement on the matter – Seán Kyne. Reply: Minister for Children and Youth Affairs,… Continue Reading