Dáil debates

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters


6:25 pm

Photo of Seán Ó FearghaílSeán Ó Fearghaíl (Ceann Comhairle; Kildare South, 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 37 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Thomas Pringle - to discuss a review of the disabled drivers scheme and primary medical certificate qualification assessment criteria; (2) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the plan for reintroduction of live music in the hospitality sector; (3) Deputy Joe Flaherty - to discuss the need for a dedicated fibre connection for the new public library in Edgeworthstown, County Longford; (4) Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív - an gá atá ann go gcuirfear airgead ar fáil le córas séarachais baile nua a chur ar fáil i gCill Rónáin Inis Mór, Árann; (5) Deputy Réada Cronin - to discuss the absence in north Kildare of psychological services for children, especially children with autism; (6) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss the funding gap in the grant and actual cost of the works for replacing lead piping particularly in pre-1970s houses; (7) Deputy Patrick Costello - to discuss the child and adolescent mental health service, CAMHS, as it is currently operating; (8) Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to discuss the reinstatement of the school library grant; (9) Deputy Chris Andrews - to discuss the ruling by the European Committee of Social Rights on housing and breaches of the social charter by the Irish State; (10) Deputies Mattie McGrath, Michael Collins, Carol Nolan and Danny Healy-Rae - to discuss a serious international incident with a Spanish trawler that occurred on the south west coast; (11) Deputies Aengus Ó Snodaigh and Joan Collins - to discuss the imminent closure of Hesed House on Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore, an integral counselling and psychotherapy service for young people and their families; (12) Deputy David Stanton - to discuss issues that led to a large flotilla of trawlers recently gathering in Cork Harbour and the subsequent demonstration by fishermen; (13) Deputies Darren O'Rourke and Ruairí Ó Murchú - to discuss bringing forward a survival and recovery plan for the taxi industry to ensure the sustainability of this vital public service; (14) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to discuss the review of the ex-gratiascheme for survivors of sexual abuse in day schools; (15) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the delays in processing primary medical certificate applications; (16) Deputy Matt Carthy - to discuss support the Government can provide to the family of Gavin McShane in their campaign for justice; (17) Deputy Holly Cairns - to discuss the immediate need for safe infrastructure in Kealkill, County Cork for students to walk and cycle safely to school.

The matters raised by the Deputies Pringle, Stanton, Quinlivan and Ó Cúiv have been selected for discussion.