Dáil debates

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

2:00 pm

Photo of Brendan HowlinBrendan Howlin (Wexford, 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 Neville — the level of suicide among the Traveller community; (2) Deputy Bannon — the need for a new school building and teacher numbers at St. Mary's national school, Edgeworthstown, County Longford; (3) Deputy McGinley — an gá atá le hathbhreithniú a dhéanamh ar chealú deontas caipitíochta do choláistí samhraidh i gceantair Ghaeltachta; (4) Deputy Burton — the potential loss in 2009 of 70 or more English language support teachers from primary schools in the Dublin 15 area; (5) Deputy Breen — the provision of accident and emergency and other services at Ennis General Hospital; (6) Deputy Upton — that Scoil Mhuire gan Smal, Inchicore, Dublin 8 be included in DEIS band 1 scheme in line with the remaining primary schools serving the same community in the immediate area; (7) Deputies O'Sullivan and Sherlock — the need to provide appropriate secondary care facilities at the mid-west and Mallow hospitals; (8) Deputy O'Donnell — the ongoing uncertainty with the future of and the recent jobs losses at the Dell Limerick plant; and (9) Deputy Broughan — the reduction in funding to Pobal.

The matters raised by Deputies O'Sullivan and Sherlock, Broughan, Bannon and McGinley have been selected for discussion.