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 Michael Healy-Rae — the cost of school books; (2) Deputy Brendan Griffin — the unapproved removal of materials containing asbestos from schools and other public buildings; (3) Deputy Patrick O'Donovan — the need, in conjunction with other transport stakeholders, to prepare a plan to develop transport links to Foynes Port, County Limerick; (4) 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; (5) Deputy Noel Harrington — the construction of a relief road for Bantry, County Cork; (6) Deputy Martin Ferris — the situation of workers in the Solus shops under liquidation; (7) Deputy Catherine Murphy — the need to properly resource St. James's Hospital, Dublin, in order that it can remain a centre of excellence for cancer; (8) Deputy Seamus Healy — the need to significantly increase the prescribed income limits in respect of those applying for local authority housing; (9) Deputy Seán Fleming — the need to maintain facilities at Abbeyleix Hospital, County Laois, at their current levels; (10) Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl — the need for clarification of the facilities to be maintained at St. Columcille's Hospital, Loughlinstown, County Dublin; and (11) Deputy Billy Kelleher — the need for clarification of the facilities to be maintained at Mallow General Hospital, County Cork and for adequate resources to be put in place in the event of a downgrading of service.

The matters raised by Deputies Brendan Ryan, Seamus Healy, Seán Ó Fearghaíl and Patrick O'Donovan have been selected for discussion.