Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31.

Before coming to the Order of Business I propose to deal with a number of notices of motion under Standing Order 31.

I seek the adjournment of the Dáil under Standing Order 31 to discuss the following specific and important matter of public interest requiring urgent attention, namely, the need for the Taoiseach to make a full statement on the circumstances in which any deal was done with Deputy Healy-Rae for Government funding of more than €0.75 for the construction of a marine leisure centre in Kenmare, County Kerry, which was demolished last month because it contravened its planning permission.

I seek the adjournment of the Dáil under Standing Order 31 to discuss the following specific and important matter of public interest requiring urgent attention, namely, the need for the Minister for Education and Science to address the dangerous situation at Dromahane national school, Mallow, County Cork, specifically in relation to the existence of asbestos in the school and the serious deterioration in the state of the school's roof which is jeopardising pupils' continuing attendance at the school.

I seek the adjournment of the Dáil under Standing Order 31 to discuss a specific and important matter of public interest requiring urgent consideration. The matter is as follows. Given that nine Irish local authorities are implicated in the sending back of illegal shipments of waste from the Netherlands and Belgium, that the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government make a statement on the circumstances surrounding this discovery and outline what measures he intends putting in place to prevent a recurrence.

I ask that Dáil Éireann be adjourned under Standing Order 31 to debate a matter of urgent national importance, namely, to allow the Taoiseach to make a full statement in the Dáil on his agreement to grant aid a private marina near Kenmare, County Kerry, which was not in compliance with planning law, for almost €800,000 of taxpayers' money, while at the same time a marine conservation centre plan, which is supported fully by Fingal County Council, continues to be denied funding even though Ireland is unique in EU coastal nations in having no such facility.

I seek the adjournment of the Dáil under Standing Order 31 to discuss the following matter of urgent national importance, namely, the birth at 5 a.m. this morning of a child in yet another roadside deliveryen route from Monaghan to Cavan General Hospital and the immediate need for the reopening of the maternity unit at Monaghan General Hospital.

I seek the adjournment of the Dáil under Standing Order 31 to discuss a matter of major public importance, namely, the fears and anxieties of the people of Cross-New Inn, Ballinasloe, County Galway, who are bewildered that their area has been identified as a landfill site under the Connacht waste management plan. Despite the fact that this parish has already got a gas pipeline, it is planned to accommodate a dual carriageway through it. Now there is a landfill plan, even though this parish has had one of the worst-run dumps in Country Galway for the past 20 years. I wish to demand that the Minister of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Deputy Cullen, should meet the local community, with local politicians, to discuss their legitimate concerns.

Having considered the matters raised, they are not in order under Standing Order 31.