Dáil debates

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

5:00 pm

Photo of Charlie O'ConnorCharlie O'Connor (Dublin South West, Fianna Fail)
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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 Ulick Burke - the works that will take place in south Galway in order to prevent a recurrence of flooding; (2) Deputy Seán Sherlock - the need to provide additional funding for the maintenance of county and non-national roads in County Cork; (3) Deputy Martin Ferris - the ongoing difficulties at Kerry General Hospital; (4) Deputy Joe Costello - the need for the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government to ensure that a national strategy be prepared to deal with the increasing crisis in the supply of drinking water; (5) Deputy James Bannon - the need for the Minister for Environment, Heritage and Local Government to update this House on when he will be implementing and funding the river basin management plan for the Shannon River basin district, on which he signed off in October (2009); (6) Deputy Noel J. Coonan - the provision of mental health services in north Tipperary; (7) Deputy Deirdre Clune - the need to regulate the sale of certain products in head shops; (8) Deputy Fergus O'Dowd - to ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if she will investigate the allegation that a FÁS manager tried to force a member of staff to approve dodgy exam results, thus breaking exam verification rules and bringing the FÁS examination system into disrepute as recently reported in the Irish Independent; (9) Deputy Chris Andrews - the labelling of products imported from Gaza; (10) Deputy Michael P. Kitt - the funding of the school library service; (11) Deputies Simon Coveney, Pádraic McCormack - the need to campaign to have a stopover here on the 2009-2010 Volvo Ocean Race; (12) Deputy Kieran O'Donnell - the need to implement the recommendations of the mid-west jobs task force report and to disburse funds under the European globalisation fund.

The matters raised by Deputies O'Donnell, Clune, Coveney, McCormack and Michael P. Kitthave been selected for discussion.