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Dáil Éireann debate -
Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011

Vol. 737 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 Paschal Donohoe — the provision of capital funding for the new national children's hospital; (2) Deputy Martin Ferris — the loss of a special needs assistant at Presentation primary school, Listowel, County Kerry; (3) Deputy James Bannon — the need to provide adequate resources for St. Brigid's school, Mullingar, County Westmeath; (4) Deputy Mattie McGrath — the way in which Bord Gáis deals with plumbing contractors and sub-contractors; (5) Deputy Patrick O'Donovan — the development of transport links to the port of Foynes, County Limerick; (6) Deputy Brendan Griffin — the benefits to the health service presented by organisations such as Acquired Brain Injury Ireland and the need to follow this model further; (7) Deputy Dominic Hannigan — the need to clarify the position in relation to the GMS contract and the provision of free blood tests for medical card patients and GP visit card holders; (8) Deputy David Stanton — the recruitment of staff at Cork University Hospital to enable the PET-CT scanner to become operational; (9) Deputy Ciarán Lynch — the provision of adequate medical facilities for all children suffering from diabetes; (10) Deputy Simon Harris — the need to introduce measures to support retailers in combating fraudulent online purchases; and (11) Deputy Brendan Ryan — the need to reverse the removal of applications for rent supplement from community welfare officers in Balbriggan, Swords and other areas of north Dublin to a central facility.

The matters raised by Deputies James Bannon, Brendan Griffin, David Stanton and Ciarán Lynch have been selected for discussion.