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 Shatter – the need to provide new classrooms and a library for the 1,500 pupils attending Knocklyon primary school, Dublin 16; (2) Deputy Ring – the need to ensure the continuation of the pilot physiotherapy scheme in the Louisburgh area of County Mayo; (3) Deputy Jim Higgins – the inaccurate information conveyed inadvertantly to the Dáil by the Minister of State at the Department of Public Enterprise, Deputy Jacob, in relation to the rail incident at Kiltoom, County Roscommon on 22 December 2000; (4) Deputy Upton – the need to approve the request for funding from Dublin Corporation to install central heating in its tenancies; (5) Deputy Gerard Reynolds – the reason the seven counties which constitute the western development region lag behind every other region in the country in terms of economic development; (6) Deputy Perry – the need to condemn works being undertaken at and around megalithic tombs at Carrowmore, County Sligo; (7) Deputy Deenihan – the need to provide a new Garda station at Castleisland, County Kerry; (8) Deputy Coveney – the introduction of a mandatory ID card scheme for young people to assist in controlling the problem of under age drinking; (9) Deputy Naughten – the need for the Minister for Health and Children to extend the scope of his announcement regarding batch 3741 Trivax vaccine to cover other batches of the vaccine which have given rise to the same level of concern regarding their toxicity; (10) Deputy Timmins – the circumstances surrounding the escape of a convicted rapist and the steps being taken to ensure similar incidents do not recur; (11) Deputy Creed – the reply to Parliamentary Question No. 817 of 30 January 2001 which highlights the inadequate level of funding received by Cork County Council.

The matters raised by Deputies Reynolds, Ring, Upton and Coveney have been selected for discussion.