Dáil debates

Tuesday, 4 October 2022

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters


7:10 pm

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 Pádraig O'Sullivan - to discuss recognition of qualified teachers in Cork Life Centre, and if the Minister for Education will make a statement on the matter; (2) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss a response to the consultation with survivors of institutional abuse; (3) Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív - to discuss continued and improved services in Clifden District Hospital, Galway; (4) Deputy Michael McNamara - to discuss why all agricultural cargo coming into Dublin for Shannon Airport is cleared and inspected in Dublin; (5) Deputy Emer Higgins - to discuss the progress on delivering new school buildings and-or extensions to schools in Dublin Mid-West; (6) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to discuss the recommendations of the Deloitte report on University Hospital Limerick; (7) Deputy Marian Harkin - to discuss when compensation payments will be made to farmers affected by the 2020 Shass Mountain landslide; (8) Deputy Neale Richmond - to discuss plans to expand Operation Citizen and high-visibility policing to combat antisocial behaviour; (9) Deputies Louise O'Reilly, Mark Ward, Aengus Ó Snodaigh, Chris Andrews, Réada Cronin and Darren O'Rourke - to discuss the need to urgently address chronic service delivery problems with Go-Ahead Ireland; (10) Deputy Christopher O'Sullivan - to discuss the Owenahincha wastewater treatment infrastructure; (11) Deputy Pauline Tully - to discuss issues of concern with the home care grant scheme for older people; (12) Deputy Thomas Gould - to discuss the barriers to housing facing those recently entered into recovery from addiction; (13) Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill - to discuss with the Minister for Justice the funding for domestic violence services in budget 2023; (14) Deputies Paul McAuliffe and Cormac Devlin - to discuss the Go-Ahead Ireland bus service in Dublin and ongoing issues with provision and reliability of bus services in Dublin; (15) Deputy Bernard J. Durkan - to discuss the ongoing and serious issue of the forcible removal from the custody of a mother in County Kildare of two of her youngest children by court order whereby the children were removed from the classroom by the Garda on the basis of the need to separate the children in order to secure a victory in court for the opposing side, notwithstanding the serious psychological damage done to both mother and children, who have not been allowed to meet their mother; (16) Deputy Holly Cairns - to discuss funding for family resources centres; (17) Deputies Kieran O'Donnell and Joe Carey - to discuss a public service obligation, PSO, levy to establish an EU hub connectivity from Shannon Airport to Amsterdam; (18) Deputy David Stanton - to discuss deterring or delaying the move from daylight saving time to winter time this year to support energy saving; and (19) Deputy Jennifer Murnane O'Connor - to discuss if funding from the Arts Council for a gallery will be extended to its in-house theatre.

The matters raised by Deputies Pádraig O'Sullivan, Thomas Gould, Holly Cairns and Marian Harkin have been selected for discussion.