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 Marcella Corcoran Kennedy — the need to publish the carers strategy as soon as possible; (2) Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh — the funding in 2011 of local drug task force interim projects in the canals community and the south inner city, Dublin; (3) Deputy James Bannon — the need to review the decision which has led to the suppression of the posts of resource teacher for Travellers and the rural co-ordinator for disadvantage at St. Mary's national school, Edgeworthstown, County Longford; (4) Deputy Brendan Griffin — the unapproved removal of materials containing asbestos from schools and other public buildings; (5) Deputy Martin Ferris — the situation of workers in the Solus shops under liquidation; (6) Deputy Jerry Buttimer — the need to implement policy measures to address the findings of the Health Research Board's report on trends in alcohol-related deaths; (7) Deputy Noel Harrington — the construction of a relief road for Bantry, County Cork; (8) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan — that the Minister for Health would urgently attend the House and report on acute psychiatric services in the north Dublin and Fingal area given the reported closure of St. Ita's Hospital, Portrane on 1 August next and if he would also report on the ongoing grave deficiencies in mental health services for adolescents in the Dublin north and Fingal region; and if he would make a statement on the matter; (9) Deputy Joe Costello — the need to install mechanisms to protect personal information on mobile telephones; and (10) Deputy Robert Troy — the need to ensure the continuation of a second year preschool place for people with special needs.

The matters raised by Deputies Robert Troy, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, Joe Costello and Jerry Buttimer have been selected for discussion.