Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: February 2015

PQ No. 143 – 24th February – Extending the Early Childhood Care and Education Programme

To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if he will report on consideration of extending the free year of pre-school education; if this involves extending the daily hours provided; the number of weeks covered in the year, or introducing a further year and when such enhancements may be introduced – Seán Kyne  … Continue Reading

PQ No. 19 – 19th February – New Garda Divisional HQ for Galway

To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the progress in the establishment of a new Garda divisional headquarters in County Galway; and if she will make a statement on the matter – Seán Kyne Reply: Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald: The programme of replacement and refurbishment of Garda accommodation is based on… Continue Reading

PQ No. 33 – 18th February – Current Missions involving Irish Defence Forces

To ask the Minister for Defence the numbers of Defence Personnel currently participating in overseas missions; the number of missions, type and location and the plans to bring the Permanent Defence Forces complement up to the agreed strength so as to ensure that overs eas missions are not impacted – Seán Kyne   Reply: Minister… Continue Reading

PQ No. 18 – 18th February – Update on Publication of White Paper to Guide Defence Forces Policy

To ask the Minister for Defence in the context of the establishment of an external Advisory Group to support the production of the White Paper on Defence if he will confirm membership of this Group; when it is hoped that the White Paper will be finalised to be brought to Government in order guide defence… Continue Reading