Dáil debates

Thursday, 14 October 2021

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters


3:15 pm

Photo of John LahartJohn Lahart (Dublin South West, Fianna Fail) | Oireachtas source

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 27A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to discuss an update on the implementation and oversight of the Irish Sign Language Act; (2) Deputy Michael Moynihan - to discuss understaffing and resources in the ambulance services in Cork and Kerry; (3) Deputy Brian Stanley - to discuss pay and conditions for school secretaries; (4) Deputies Paul McAuliffe and Cormac Devlin - to discuss the return of the night-time economy in Dublin; (5) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss funding from budget 2022 for the refurbishment and maintenance of mental healthcare facilities; (6) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss the urgent need in the community for the reopening of St. Odin's Wood Day Care Centre for older persons; (7) Deputy Kieran O'Donnell - to discuss the €90 million strategic air route support scheme and how it will apply to strategic routes at Shannon Airport; (8) Deputy Réada Cronin - to discuss the childcare crisis, where it is almost impossible to get a place for a child; (9) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to discuss what progress is being made on reducing the number of patients being treated on hospital trolleys at University Hospital Limerick; (10) Deputy Darren O'Rourke - to discuss the shortage of school bus transport places and the prospect of removing the current 50% loading limit; (11) Deputy Richard Bruton - to discuss the pathway to establishing a development agency for early childhood services in Ireland; (12) Deputy Martin Browne - to discuss lengthy delays being experienced in the arrival of paramedics and ambulances to calls in Tipperary; (13) Deputy Colm Burke - to discuss new regulations to limit the maximum number of cigarettes in packets to 20; (14) Deputy Niamh Smyth - to discuss a departmental report regarding a new campus for Cavan Institute, County Cavan; (15) Deputy Matt Carthy - to discuss plans for ensuring the opening of the Group Home in Carrickmacross for people with physical and sensory disabilities; (16) Deputy Chris Andrews - to discuss plans for the regeneration of social housing-flat complexes in Dublin; (17) Deputy Louise O'Reilly - to discuss the employment regulation order for the security industry; and (18) Deputy Ruairí Ó Murchú - to discuss the difficulties faced by families who need to access credit or short term loans for Christmas or unexpected costs.

The matters raised by Deputies Pádraig O'Sullivan, Bruton, Michael Moynihan and Andrews have been selected for discussion.


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