Dáil debates

Thursday, 20 September 2012

3:10 pm

Photo of Seán BarrettSeán Barrett (Ceann Comhairle; Dún Laoghaire, Ceann Comhairle)
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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 27A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Brendan Griffin - the threatened loss of 30 jobs at Simpson Strong-Tie, Killorglin, County Kerry; (2) Deputy Mary Mitchell O'Connor - the need to revise the health professions admission test; (3) Deputy Pearse Doherty - the need to reinstate the children and adolescent mental health service at its outreach clinics in Dungloe, Killybegs, Ballybofey and Buncrana, County Donegal; (4) Deputy Clare Daly - the progress being made by the expert group established in relation to the A, B and C rulings; (5) Deputy Derek Keating - the problems in collecting social welfare payments at Lucan village, Dublin; (6) Deputy Robert Dowds - the designation of Glendalough, County Wicklow, as a World Heritage Site; (7) Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh - the delay in the payment of fuel allowances due to be paid in October; (8) Deputy Michael Healy-Rae - the regulations concerning mineral oil trader's licences; (9) Deputy Charles Flanagan - the extension of the eligibility period for workers on community employment schemes to three years, specifically in respect of those working in the Citizens Information Service; (10) Deputy Eoghan Murphy - the investment policies of the National Pensions Reserve Fund; (11) Deputy Jonathan O'Brien - the need to address conditions at Rushbrooke national school, Cobh, County Cork; (12) Deputy Michelle Mulherin - the need to conduct a regulatory impact assessment before placing the burden for sick pay of employees on business; (13) Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan - the further delay in publishing the report into State involvement in the Magdalene laundries; (14) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the position of teachers employed in VECs in view of new Teaching Council regulations; (15) Deputy Barry Cowen - the need to discuss the recent announcement of job losses in Bord Na Móna; (16) Deputy Dara Calleary - the need to create jobs in response to the most recent figures from the Central Statistics Office on unemployment; (17) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the proposed changes to sick pay arrangements; and (18) Deputy Catherine Murphy - the delay in awarding back to education allowances.

The matters raised by Deputies Mary Mitchell O'Connor, Dara Calleary, Robert Dowds and Aengus Ó Snodaigh have been selected for discussion.