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 John Browne — the need to promote indigenous crops, such as malting barley, for use in domestic manufacturing; (2) Deputy Ulick Burke — the rehabilitation of the Tynagh Mines site in Loughrea, County Galway; (3) Deputy Timmy Dooley — the roll out of BreastCheck in County Clare; (4) Deputy Michael McGrath — the need for the HSE to reconsider the cuts recently imposed under the medical card dental scheme; (5) Deputy James Bannon — the need for the Minister for Education and Skills to provide a new community college at Kilbeggan, County Westmeath, or to facilitate the operation of a public private partnership for this project; (6) Deputy Leo Varadkar — the need for the Minister for Health and Children to report to the Dail on the HSE's plans to establish a methadone clinic in the Coolmine industrial estate, next door to a workshop for people with intellectual disabilities, to explain why there was no consultation with local public representatives or interested parties and to state when the HSE intends to apply for planning permission to proceed with this plan; (7) Deputy Deirdre Clune — the need to review changes to dental care provisions for medical card holders; (8) Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin — the need for the Minister for Finance, in light of the now signalled loss of 900 jobs at Quinn Insurance and the devastating consequences thereof, to explain why the Financial Regulator decided to ban Quinn Insurance Limited from trading in the Six Counties and in Britain hours before he sought the appointment of provisional administrators, to explain why it has taken so many weeks to restore partial access to these markets and to outline the methods the Government has employed to ensure that all the Financial Regulator's decisions have been justified given the serious consequences for this company's reputation and viability in all markets and the serious loss of jobs as a consequence of those actions; (9) Deputy Joe Costello — the need for the Minister for Transport to ensure that the Luas lines connecting Broadstone and Grangegorman to the city centre and to Broombridge are constructed without delay; (10) Deputy Dan Neville — the need to regulate the professions of psychotherapy and counselling; (11) Deputy Simon Coveney — the commencement of the western relief road in Carrigaline, County Cork; (12) Deputy Trevor Sargent — the provision of a new sports hall at Balbriggan community college, County Dublin; (13) Deputy Pádraic McCormack — the HSE's proposals for the future of St. Francis' nursing home, Newcastle, Galway city; and (14) Deputy Tom Sheahan — the need for the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government to set out the legal framework under which lands in County Kerry are being dezoned by Kerry County Council, to state whether councillors are indemnified from legal action, to explain whether a local area plan can be extended if not agreed by councillors and to make a statement on the matter.

The matters raised by Deputies Timmy Dooley, Dan Neville, Simon Coveney and Trevor Sargent have been selected for discussion.