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 Breeda Moynihan-Cronin — the reason for a delay in providing a new school to replace SN Breac Chluain, Annascaul, County Kerry; (2) Deputy Kirk — the immediate and medium-term plans for the accident and emergency unit at Louth County Hospital, Dundalk; (3) Deputy Costello — the need for the Minister to establish local criminal assets bureaux to tackle the national drugs epidemic; (4) Deputy Deenihan — the collapse of Ballinagare Bridge, Lixnaw, County Kerry; (5) Deputy Cowley — the need for the Minister to carry out an urgent review of the DEIS scheme in regard to nine secondary schools in County Mayo; (6) Deputy Cooper-Flynn — that the Dáil notes with concern the escalating cost of energy supply, its effect on the competitiveness of Irish industry, the announcement of further impending increases in 2007 and the need to protect jobs by bringing energy costs back into line with those obtaining in competitor countries; (7) Deputy Gogarty — the need for the Government to purchase the lands at St. Edmundsbury-Woodville or to extend the special amenity area order as far as the Lucan Road so these lands can be preserved intact for future generations, preferably as part of a Liffey Valley national or regional park; (8) Deputy Hoctor — that the Department provides a school bus to Boher national school (Roll No: 09190G) for the growing numbers of children living in the neighbouring Ballina area who currently attend Boher national school due to overcrowding in Ballina national school (Roll No: 18207V); (9) Deputy Hayes — to ask the Minister to get a report from South Tipperary County Council and Cashel Town Council officials in regard to the sale of a site at Convent Grounds, Cashel, County Tipperary; and (10) Deputy Burton — the need for the Minister to provide extra language resource teachers in schools to cater for those with limited or no understanding of the English language.

The matters raised by Deputies Kirk, Moynihan-Cronin, Cowley and Deenihan have been selected for discussion.