Dáil debates

Thursday, 14 May 2015

11:50 am

Acting Chairman (Deputy Bernard Durkan):

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 Timmy Dooley - the need to address accommodation needs of the Gaelscoil in Kilrush, County Clare; (2) Deputy Eamonn Maloney - the need for a two year freeze on private residential rents; (3) Deputy Lucinda Creighton - the miscarriage of justice suffered by Harry Gleeson, executed in 1941; (4) Deputy Terence Flanagan - the need to reduce the burden of child care costs; (5) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the reason for the reduction in funding to the Accord pre-marriage course and implications of its impact; (6) Deputy Seamus Kirk - the need to review assessment of income of guardians in relation to children in guardianship applying for third-level higher education grants; (7) Deputy Brendan Smith - the potential impact on the Good Friday Agreement of any changes to the incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights into Northern Ireland laws; (8) Deputy Dessie Ellis - the allocation of funds for housing to local authorities; (9) Deputies Mick Wallace and Clare Daly - the decision to resettle refugees here as part of the EU resettlement programme; and (10) Deputy Charlie McConalogue - cuts in funding by the Child and Family Agency to groups that provide support services for children.

The matters raised by Deputies Deputy Eamonn Maloney, Mattie McGrath, Terence Flanagan, and Mick Wallace and Clare Daly have been selected for discussion.