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 Durkan — the issue of the proposed closure of TB and respiratory services at Peamount Hospital, Newcastle, County Dublin with consequent risk to patients in the catchment area; (2) Deputy Michael Higgins — the urgent need for the Department of Education and Science to give priority to the request for a new school (details supplied) the site for which was approved two years ago; (3) Deputy Boyle — to discuss the failure of the Government's so-called "decentralisation" programme that is seeing a proposal for Department of Agriculture and Food offices and specialised laboratories in Cork City to be moved to Macroom; (4) Deputy Sargent — that a definite timetable and plan be put in place to provide a water supply system and a sewerage system to the people of Carraroe in Connemara; (5) Deputy Cassidy — to call on the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform to reopen the Garda station in Clonmellon, County Westmeath; (6) Deputy Stanton — the need to provide funding to upgrade the science laboratories in the Christian Brothers secondary school in Midleton, County Cork; (7) Deputy Deenihan — the proposed closure of a ward at Tralee General Hospital for three months during the peak tourist season and other difficulties being experienced at the hospital; (8) Deputy Hayes — to say when €2 million will be made available to the South Eastern Health Board to resource the new unit at South Tipperary General Hospital in Clonmel.

The matters raised by Deputies Stanton, Deenihan, Cassidy and Sargent have been selected for discussion.