Dáil Issues

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Dáil Issues, Defence

Defense questions

Jan
2018
25

Dáil Issues, Defence, Oral Questions

 To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if his department has reviewed the recent settlement in a Defence Forces lariam damages case and is giving consideration to a redress and compensation scheme for members of the Defence Forces harmed by lariam in view of the outcome of that case.

Clare Daly T.D.

For ORAL answer on Wednesday, 24 January, 2018.

To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if the Defence Forces prescribing policy in regard to lariam as the first choice anti-malarial will change in view of the recent substantial settlements in cases here and in the United Kingdom for army lariam damage.

– Clare Daly T.D.

For ORAL answer on Wednesday, 24 January, 2018.

REPLY

As I have indicated to this House in the past, fundamentally the choice of malaria chemoprophylaxis for use in the Defence Forces is a medical matter that should be decided by qualified medical professionals. In the Defence Forces these are decisions for highly qualified Medical Officers, having regard to the specific circumstances of the mission and the individual member of the Defence Forces.
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Defence Questions

Oct
2017
18

Dáil Issues, Defence, Oral Questions

Defence Questions

Jul
2017
12

Dáil Issues, Defence

To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if he will begin the process of withdrawing Defence Forces personnel from the UNDOF mission in the Golan Heights in view of the recent comments by a person ( * details supplied) in view of the fact their presence is being used by Israel to legitimise its annexation.   – DEPUTY CLARE DALY.
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