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 Healy — the need for the location of an emergency ambulance service in the town of Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary; (2) Deputy Connaughton — the matter of the backlog of applications submitted by elderly people for funding under the housing for the elderly scheme; (3) Deputy Connolly — to discuss the opening of the new six-bay treatment unit at Monaghan General Hospital; (4) Deputy Pat Breen — that the Minister reconsider his decision to seek to implement the 18-month transitional bilateral agreement at Shannon; (5) Deputy Breeda Moynihan-Cronin — the need for the Minister to address the ongoing delay in the provision of an extension to Kenmare Community Hospital, County Kerry; (6) Deputy Ferris — the Son-Rise Programme for autistic children; (7) Deputy Crawford — that the Minister advise the Dáil on the personal involvement she has had with the management and staff of Monaghan General Hospital; (8) Deputy Lynch — the matter of orthodontic services in the Cork-Kerry region; (9) Deputy Durkan — the issue of the sudden cessation of telephone and broadband services and the likely negative impact this has on the economy; (10) Deputy Gormley — the need for the Minister to introduce legislation to ensure that a proper local post office network is maintained; (11) Deputy O'Shea — the need to upgrade Waterford Institute of Technology to university status; (12) Deputy Broughan — that the Minister address the serious regulatory failure that has occurred in the telecoms sector.

The matters raised by Deputies Healy, Connaughton, Moynihan-Cronin and Pat Breen have been selected for discussion.