Dáil debates

Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters


9:12 am

Photo of Catherine ConnollyCatherine Connolly (Galway West, Independent)
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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 Jackie Cahill - to discuss the practice of energy providers doubling the cost of fixed price energy bills by adding a new additional market charge to bills; (2) Deputy Louise O'Reilly - to discuss Garda resources for Swords, County Dublin and the surrounding areas; (3) Deputy Christopher O'Sullivan - to address the quality of drinking water in Clonakilty, County Cork; (4) Deputy Bríd Smith - to discuss the crisis in home care packages; (5) Deputy Holly Cairns - to discuss the actions being taken to address men’s mental health, particularly the high rates of suicide; (6) Deputy Michael Healy-Rae - to discuss the impending energy crisis in Ireland; (7) Deputies Claire Kerrane, Martin Kenny, Rose Conway-Walsh, David Cullinane, Mairéad Farrell and Pádraig Mac Lochlainn - to address the trolley, waiting list and emergency department crisis in the Saolta hospital group; (8) Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív - to discuss the steps being taken to ensure that enough home carers are available to provide all the home care hours and packages approved by the various Community Health Offices, CHOs; (9) Deputy Brian Stanley - to discuss the need for insulin pump services in the adult diabetic clinic in Portlaoise hospital; (10) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to discuss assurances given at the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications that the Limerick northern distributor road remains a key piece of road infrastructure; (11) Deputy David Stanton - to discuss developments with regard to the proposed closure of the Owenacurra mental health centre, Midleton, County Cork; (12) Deputy Seán Sherlock - to discuss the need to simplify proof of marital separation for parents of students who are engaged in the SUSI application process; (13) Deputy Jennifer Murnane O'Connor - to discuss plans to extend to private bus operators the new young adult travel card scheme recently announced as part of budget 2022; and (14) Deputy Mark Ward - to discuss the report Access to Mental Health Services for People in the Criminal Justice System by the Mental Health Commission.