Dáil debates

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

4:45 pm

Photo of Pat GallagherPat Gallagher (Donegal, 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 29A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputies John Brassil and Michael Healy-Rae - family concerns over plans to accommodate residents following the report Time to Move on from Congregated Settings: A Strategy for Community Inclusion; (2) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - supports needed for St. Joseph's national school, Marino, Dublin 3, on its application for DEIS 1 status; (3) Deputy Kevin O'Keeffe - allegations of inappropriate behaviour at University College Cork; (4) Deputy James Lawless - the reason volumes of waste from the greater Dublin area are being deposited at Drehid landfill site, north-west Kildare, and related issues; (5) Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin - concerns in the Irish mushroom industry as a consequence of Brexit; (6) Deputy Carol Nolan - the plans in place along the River Shannon to prevent flooding this winter; (7) Deputy Alan Farrell - the need to support community sporting initiatives such as Lusk 2020; (8) Deputy Imelda Munster - the cuts in primary care staff and service provision and the loss of clerical and administrative posts in Louth and Meath; (9) Deputy Danny Healy-Rae - the status of the Lantern Lodge facility, Killarney, pending provision of similar services at the new facility in Killarney; (10) Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan - the impact of puppy farms and the need for stricter enforcement; (11) Deputy Niamh Smyth - the need to address the issue of substance abuse following a recent case at Cavan general hospital accident and emergency department; (12) Deputy Marc MacSharry - to review the targets imposed on Sligo County Council within its financial plan, which was agreed in August 2015; (13) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - reduction of services at the Alzheimer's day care unit in south Kildare; (14) Deputies Clare Daly and Mick Wallace - to discuss the terms of reference of the O'Neill inquiry; (15) Deputy Mick Barry - reports of contamination at Mercy University Hospital, Cork; (16) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the ongoing incarceration and reports of mistreatment of an Irish citizen in Egypt; (17) Deputy Bríd Smith - the issue of teachers' pay equality; (18) Deputy Gino Kenny - the waiting times for needs assessments for children accessing primary care services; (19) Deputy Anne Rabbitte - the closure of the waiting list for free eye tests for children; (20) Deputy Barry Cowen - the relocation of ambulance services from Edenderry to Tullamore; (21) Deputy Lisa Chambers - the Minister's views on the report on the well-being of members of the Permanent Defence Forces; (22) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - differences in social housing income limits in neighbouring areas; (23) Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony - the concerns regarding bed closures in Clonakilty district hospital; (24) Deputy Thomas Byrne - the industrial relations dispute with the ASTI union; and (25) Deputy Martin Ferris - the health and safety issues at Kilmoyley graveyard, County Kerry.

The matters raised by Deputies John Brassil and Michael Healy-Rae, Margaret Murphy O'Mahony, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin and Carol Nolan have been selected for discussion.