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 Finian McGrath — the case of three Irish citizens (details supplied) in Colombia and the need to get them home safely; (2) Deputy Gregory — the measures the Government is taking to impress on the Colombian authorities the need for the safe and speedy repatriation of the three Irish citizens following their trial verdict; (3) Deputy Ó Snodaigh — the urgent need for the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment to reverse the cutback by FÁS in contributions towards child care costs which participants on the Back to Education scheme were receiving; (4) Deputy Crowe — the need for the Minister for Foreign Affairs to act immediately to ensure the safe release from incarceration of three people (details supplied) in Colombia; (5) Deputy Durkan — the proposed closure of TB and respiratory services at Peamount Hospital, Newcastle, County Dublin, with consequent risk to patients in the catchment area; (6) Deputy Sargent — the need for a definite timetable and plan to be put in place to provide a water and sewerage system to the people of Carraroe in Connemara; and (7) Deputy English — the pending closure of the Bradán day programme this week which was founded by the Aisling Group (Nationwide) based at Navan.

The matters raised by Deputies Finian McGrath, Gregory, Crowe and English have been selected for discussion.