Dáil debates

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters


6:15 pm

Photo of Catherine ConnollyCatherine Connolly (Galway West, Independent) | Oireachtas source

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 29A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Marc MacSharry - to discuss understaffing and under-resourcing of the ambulance service in the north-west and north midlands region; (2) Deputy Colm Burke - to discuss provision of additional fibre broadband under the national broadband plan; (3) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss the urgent need in the community to reopen Odin’s Wood Day Centre for older persons; (4) Deputy Christopher O'Sullivan - to discuss an atypical scheme for crew on fishing boats; (5) Deputy Thomas Gould - to discuss the Irish Business against Litter recent report on litter and the need for local authorities to address the report's findings; (6) Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to discuss plans to upgrade the Carrignavar wastewater treatment facility; (7) Deputy Paul McAuliffe - to discuss the lack of substitute teachers at primary level in the Dublin region; (8) Deputy Brendan Griffin - to discuss additional funding to help meet unprecedented demand under the sports capital and equipment fund; (9) Deputy Jennifer Murnane O'Connor - to discuss plans for schools ventilation; (10) Deputy Pauline Tully - to discuss the non-payment of carbon taxes and VAT on solid fuel; (11) Deputy Holly Cairns - to discuss amending section 8 of the Stillbirth Registration Act 1994 to allow the stillbirth register to be made public; (12) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the need for the Department of Education to ensure adequate Covid mitigation measures are in place to keep schools safe; (13) Deputy Martin Browne - to discuss funding for the remainder of track renewal on the Ballybrophy railway line to end the intermittent closures on the line; (14) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to discuss progress in reducing the number of patients being treated on hospital trolleys at University Hospital Limerick; (15) Deputy Chris Andrews - to discuss a pest control policy for local authority flax complexes in inner-city Dublin; (16) Deputy John Lahart - to discuss the long waiting times experienced by patients in the emergency department in Tallaght University Hospital; (17) Deputy Verona Murphy - to discuss funding for a PE classroom-hall for CBS Secondary School, New Ross; (18) Deputy David Stanton - to discuss how young people with disabilities, can be further supported once they leave second level education and start attending adult disability services; (19) Deputy Kieran O'Donnell - to discuss a review of the lack of available insurance cover for the leisure industry; and (20) Deputy Mick Barry - to discuss the asylum seeker’s hunger strike in Cork.

The matters raised by Deputies Barry, Christopher O'Sullivan, O'Donnell and Cairns have been selected for discussion.


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