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Dáil Éireann debate -
Wednesday, 24 Mar 1999

Vol. 502 No. 4

Adjournment Debate Matters.

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 20 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Wall – the current and future levels of funding available for support groups for children suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; (2) Deputy Keaveney – the announcement of the closure of the Fingal factory, Moville, County Donegal, and the urgent need for job creation measures to be implemented in the Inishowen area; (3) Deputy Sargent – the policy of the Government in relation to the advisability or otherwise of allowing an extra gas pipeline between Britain and the Fingal coastline in Dublin; (4) Deputy Ulick Burke – the need to substantially increase funding to the health boards so that the subventions to private nursing homes can be increased to realistic levels; (5) Deputy Brian Lenihan – the need for a new 16 classroom primary school in the Littlepace-Castaheaney area of Dublin 15; (6) Deputy De Rossa – the need to prepare a major events management plan for street events involving large attendances; (7) Deputy Coveney – the need to make funds available to ensure Carrigaline, County Cork, continues to have a District Court; (8) Deputy Finucane – the provision of extra classrooms and other facilities at the national fisheries training centre at Greencastle, County Donegal; (9) Deputy Gormley – the growing crisis in Kosovo and the possibility of NATO air strikes in Yugoslavia; (10) Deputy Hayes – the response of the Department of the Environment and Local Government to the recommendations contained in the report of the working group on security of tenure and the decision to establish a commission to analyse policy in this area; (11) Deputy Breeda Moynihan-Cronin – the need for the Government to establish a jobs task force and development plan for Killarney, particularly in light of the 50 job losses at the Transmould plant yesterday; (12) Deputy Stanton – the adequacy of resources available the Director of Consumer Affairs to investigate and regulate supermarket pricing anomalies; (13) Deputy Crawford – the need to have the remaining 15 per cent of County Monaghan declared severely handicapped; (14) Deputy Gay Mitchell – the need for the Minister for Foreign Affairs to make a statement on the situation in Kosovo.

The matters raised by Deputies Wall, Ulick Burke, De Rossa and Coveney have been selected for discussion.