Local Media Reports for the week ending 12 May by Tim Ryan

Carlow / Kilkenny

Lack of facilities for children with intellectual disabilities criticised

Aylward seeks increased payments for beef farmers


Concern at route option for new M20

Creed outlines criteria for new EU Rural Development regulations

Kelleher queries health services under Brexit

Martin raises concern for 61 patients suffering from rare respiratory disorder

Sherlock introduces Bill to ban micro-plastics

Deputies highlight plight of fishermen

Concerns over health services under Brexit


Gino Kenny seeks priority for Bill to legalise medicinal cannabis

Lawless seeks update on roll-out of rural broadband

Murphy seeks changes in tacking suicide issue in young people


O’Cúiv shocked at DIY plan for ambulance service

Galway nursing homes shocked at requirement to be within 30km of the city

Lack of commitment to WDC criticised


Healy-Rae suggests air route from Farrenfore to Amsterdam

Deputies seek fairness in fishing industry

Unacceptable delays in delivery of Kerry health services


16 per cent non-attendees at UHL

More than two million people now at work - Noonan


Concern for staff at GMIT in Castlebar

North-West left behind in development - Chambers

Ownership of new maternity hospital needs consideration - Taoiseach

Ring outlines details of funding for new safety initiatives


Successive governments accused of neglecting mental health

No comparison between Northern Ireland and Gibraltar in Brexit talks

Deputies raise closure of 16 beds in Dungarvan
No religious order should have involvement in maternity services


Troy concerned at level of drink-driving

Penrose calls for increased investment in “the lake county capital”

Community groups punished for the actions of bereavement charity