Dáil debates

Thursday, 9 December 2021

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters

 

2:55 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) Deputies Maurice Quinlivan and Mark Ward - to discuss the proposed pilot 24-7 multi-agency mental health de-escalation team in Limerick, and the proposed commencement date; (2) Deputy Ged Nash - to discuss the need for a permanent Covid-19 testing centre in Drogheda; (3) Deputies Mairéad Farrell, Rose Conway-Walsh and Sorca Clarke - to discuss in-person exams for third level students and related Covid measures; (4) Deputy Brian Stanley - to discuss the need to resume day care services at Abbeyleix hospital; (5) Deputy Michael Moynihan - to discuss the status of the neuro rehabilitation strategy; (6) Deputy Paul Murphy - to discuss the planned closure of the long Covid clinic in Tallaght University Hospital; (7) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss the over-reliance on housing assistance payments in dealing with the housing and homeless crises; (8) Deputy Paul McAuliffe - to discuss expected changes to the local employment services contract; (9) Deputy John Lahart - to discuss recognition of the essential role of SNAs by the Department of Education; and (10) Deputy David Cullinane - to discuss the poor roll-out of disability services for children, particularly in the south east.

The matters raised by Deputies Quinlivan and Ward, Nash, Cullinane and McAuliffe have been selected for discussion.