Adjournment Debate Matters.

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 21 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Gilmore – the steps being taken to ensure that the allocation of strategic policy committee chairs in local authorities reflect equitably the spread of elected representation on the councils; (2) Deputy Perry – the urgent need to find a replacement employer for a vacant factory at Tubbercurry, County Sligo; (3) Deputy McDowell – the application of Dublin Port Company for a foreshore licence to enable it to reclaim 22 hectares of Dublin Bay; (4) Deputy Howlin – the circumstances surrounding the collapse of a trial in the Central Criminal Court as a result of the discussions of the jury being overheard in the public gallery; (5) Deputy Gormley – the need for a remedial teacher for St. Brigid's primary school, Haddington Road, Dublin 4; (6) Deputy Neville – the need for proper accommodation at the primary school in Kilfinane, County Limerick; (7) Deputy Hayes – the need for the urgent transfer from Beaumont Hospital to Tallaght Hospital of a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; (8) Deputy Deenihan – the near collapse of the non-national road network in County Kerry and the urgent need to provide additional funding to repair the damage caused by the recent high levels of rainfall; (9) Deputy McGahon – the closure of Hawkesbay Leisure Limited in Ardee, County Louth, with the loss of 300 jobs; (10) Deputies Flanagan and McGrath – the uncertainty surrounding the future of the Bord na Móna peat briquette factory at Croghan, County Offaly.

The matters raised by Deputies McGahon, Gilmore, Deenihan and Howlin have been selected for discussion.