Dáil debates

Wednesday, 22 June 2022

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 37 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Sean Sherlock - to ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine on the current status of the Brexit Adjustment Reserve; (2) Deputy Michael Creed - to ask the Minister for Education if she will urgently review the design brief in respect of a new school in County Cork (details supplied) given the current enrolment and the projected population growth in the area and the demand for additional classroom accommodation in adjacent new primary school buildings, and if she will make a statement on the matter; (3) Deputy Holly Cairns - the need to discuss the shortage of school places for children with special educational needs and disabilities in Cork South West for the coming school year with the Minister for Education, as parents are deeply concerned about the lack of places for September and we need intervention now to resources schools properly to address the issue; (4) Deputy Jennifer Whitmore - to discuss the need for a coastal Local Link bus service in Wicklow; (5) Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to ask the Minister for Health the steps he is taking to address the lack of services available in the Cork University Hospital paediatric diabetic clinic; and if he will make a statement on the matter; (6) Deputy Brian Stanley - to discuss with the Minister for Health the lack of dental services for children and the current difficulties with the dental treatment services scheme in Laois and Offaly; (7) Deputy Kieran O'Donnell - to ask the Minister for Health for an update on plans to address the crisis levels of overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick’s emergency department; (8) Deputy David Stanton - to ask the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage his views on the recently adopted Cork County development plan in respect of the proposal by the council to consider, as part of the plan, the siting of a retail outlet centre near Carrigtwohill; (9) Deputy Colm Burke - to ask the Minister for Health to outline his plans for implementing the free contraception scheme for 17 to 25 year-olds which is due to commence in August 2022, and if he will make a statement on the matter; (10) Deputies Richard O'Donoghue and Mattie McGrath - to as when there will be a proper investigation into the management of the University Hospital Limerick; (11) Deputy Ciarán Cannon - to ask the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage how and when he intends to address the chronic underfunding of Galway County Council; (12) Deputy Thomas Gould - to discuss the provision of affordable housing in Cork; and (13) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the shortage of council workers in the Cork County Council area and its effects on local services such as waste management.

The matters raised by Deputies Sherlock, Pádraig O'Sullivan, Stanton and Whitmore have been selected for discussion.