Seanad debates

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Gnó an tSeanaid - Business of Seanad

 

10:30 am

Photo of Paul CoghlanPaul Coghlan (Fine Gael)
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I have received notice from Senator Máire Devine that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, she proposes to raise the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Education and Skills to provide an update on the provision of school places for children with autism spectrum disorder in the Dublin 12 area.

I have also received notice from Senator Martin Conway of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Education and Skills to make a statement on the timeline for the completion of the new community school in Ennistymon, County Clare.

I have also received notice from Senator Diarmuid Wilson of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Rural and Community Development to increase the funding for a local improvement scheme in 2020.

I have also received notice from Senator Kieran O’Donnell of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government to make a statement on his Department’s plans to reduce the density guidelines on housing developments outside of Dublin and city centres.

I have also received notice from Senator Maria Byrne of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Health to provide an update on the independent review of University Hospital Limerick by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the National Health Service.

I have also received notice from Senator Neale Richmond of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Education and Skills to provide an update on the Ballinteer development of a permanent site for Stepaside Educate Together national school.

I have also received notice from Senator Robbie Gallagher of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Education and Skills to provide a statement on the current status of the building project for Scoil Mhuire, Rockcorry, County Monaghan.

I have also received notice from Senator Kevin Humphreys of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to make a statement on the purchase by Iarnród Éireann of additional carriages for the Intercity network.

I have also received notice from Senator Frank Feighan of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Health to provide an update on plans for the new 12-bed hospice inpatient facility on the current north-west hospice site in Sligo.

The matters raised by the Senators are suitable for discussion and I have selected Senators Devine, Conway, Wilson and Kieran O’Donnell and they will be taken now. The other Senators may give notice on another day of the matters that they wish to raise.