Dáil debates

Thursday, 6 October 2022

Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Matters


2:20 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:

Deputy Emer Higgins - to discuss the progress on delivering new school buildings and-or extensions for schools in Dublin Mid-West.

Deputy Bernard J. Durkan - to discuss the ongoing and serious issue of the removal of the two youngest children from the custody of their mother, forcibly by order of the court, 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.

Deputy Jennifer Murnane O'Connor - to discuss if funding from the Arts Council for a gallery will be extended to its in-house theatre.

Deputy Michael McNamara - to discuss why all agricultural cargo coming in to Dublin for Shannon Airport is cleared and inspected in Dublin.

Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to discuss when consultation on private wire direct-line renewables will be released.

Deputy James Lawless - to discuss the student levy that Maynooth University imposed for several years for a building that will not now be built.

Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the rationing of incontinent pants for elderly people by the HSE.

Deputy Bernard J. Durkan - to discuss the protection of the rights of the child in the course of any legal proceedings.

Deputy Kieran O'Donnell - to discuss the need for an elective hospital for Limerick and the mid-west.

The matters raised by Deputies Pat Buckley and Kieran O'Donnell have been selected for discussion.