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Dáil Éireann debate -
Thursday, 15 Dec 2005

Vol. 612 No. 4

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 Rabbitte — the implications of the resignation from the National Drugs Strategy Team of the sole community representative, Fergus McCabe; (2) Deputy Enright — to call on the Minister to explain how she intends to provide proper permanent accommodation at Tullamore college; (3) Deputy Costello — the need for the Minister to add mother and child "feeder type" institutions which transfer children to institutions already designated in the schedule to the Residential Institutions Redress Act 2002 for the purpose of the Redress Board; (4) Deputy Eamon Ryan — to ask the Minister to report on the outcome of the negotiations that have recently concluded in Montreal under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and to report what future actions will be required of the Government as a result of agreement reached; (5) Deputy Gogarty — the need to ensure tighter legislation to protect domestic animals from mistreatment including new legislative protection for cats, similar to the Control of Dogs Act; (6) Deputy Broughan — the need to introduce legislation to prevent the displacement of Irish workers which is now happening throughout the economy including in a company (details supplied); (7) Deputy O'Dowd — the Minister's views on the decision of the Health Service Executive to close the Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda; and (8) Deputy Lynch — the Minister's plans to resolve the problems facing parents of students attending or hoping to attend Coláiste an Chroí Naofa, Carraig na bhFear, County Cork.

The matters raised by Deputies O'Dowd, Broughan, Rabbitte and Eamon Ryan have been selected for discussion.