Local Media Reports for the week ending 14 October 2017 by Tim Ryan



Creed rules out a national fodder scheme

Deputies highlight anomalies in tenant-purchase scheme

Deputies seek update on Rochestown Educate Together School

Marymount Hospice not a sustainable entity  - Martin

Lombard concerned at negative publicity on HPV vaccine

Lombard seeks finality on issue of Cork city and county boundary

Help sought for people with disabilities to access public transport

10.5 million Home Help hours being provided in 2017


Dublin Mid/West

O’Rourke seeks drug treatment centre for Kildare

Public Services Card has impacted on welfare payments

1,000 horses destroyed in four years by South Dublin County Council



Plight of undocumented Brazilians in Gort highlighted

Assurances sought on new Galway hospital

Lawless urges Seanad to send message to US Congress re gun culture



Progress sought on Killarney by-pass

Fewer than 50% of farmers have made a pension provision

Plea to restore bereavement grant

Brassil calls for huge savings in medicinal products



New secondary school sought for South Kildare

Update sought on Number of Kildare houses without broadband

Murphy seeks assurances on Sterling fluctuations for farmers



Half a million wasted on water meters - McGuinness

Aylward makes special appeal for scoliosis sufferers

No respite service for children with disabilities



Cowen introduces Bill to fast-track refurbishments projects

Corcoran Kennedy seeks potential of energy crops



Need to encourage people to live in Limerick inner city

Funds sought to expand library facilities at Mary Immaculate College



Davitt seeks extension of IVF treatment scheme

Davitt opposes raising of VAT rate on hotels and restaurants



Mulherin highlights problems facing oncology patients

Senator seeks approval for muscular dystrophy drug



McGrath raises serious case of mistreatment of a horse

Grain industry at a crossroads - Cahill

McGrath seeks extension of October 15 deadline

Taoiseach pays tribute to Ballingarry



Irish Water dedicated to billing not service provision - Butler

Call for use of vacant houses

Schools too academically focused – O’Sullivan