Matters at the Commencement of the Sitting

Senator Colm Burke
The steps being taken to train and up-skill people who wish to become homecare providers for the elderly

Senator Keith Swanick
The situation in Merlin Park Hospital, County Galway, where two operating theatres remain closed since last September

Senator Rose Conway-Walsh
The need to provide a Family Resource Centre in Erris, County Mayo

Senator Victor Boyhan
The need to extend the deadline of 31 March 2018 for the Nutrient Management Plan GLAS 3 requirements