Dáil debates

Tuesday, 30 May 2006

4:00 pm

Séamus Pattison (Carlow-Kilkenny, Labour)
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I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 21 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Deenihan — the need for the Minister to introduce a grant scheme for local authorities to provide playground facilities in response to the obesity epidemic; (2) Deputy Crawford — that the Minister change the rules being applied to those in need of a primary certificate; (3) Deputy Finneran — the need for the Minister to provide compensation to farmers in the Shannon and Suck river basin for loss of fodder due to recent flooding; (4) Deputy Healy — that the Minister fully resource youth programmes being delivered in Clonmel; (5) Deputy Pat Breen — that the Minister sanction the proposals made by Iarnród Éireann for phase one of the western rail corridor project; (6) Deputy Costello — the need for the Minister to outline the Government's position on the "triple lock " mechanism for the deployment of Irish troops abroad; and (7) Deputy Neville — the construction of a new second level school at Croom, County Limerick.

The matters raised by Deputies Crawford, Pat Breen and Costello have been selected for discussion.