Topical Issue Matters

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 27A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan - the Dublin City Council report that 90% of private apartments inspected in the Dublin area are not fit for habitation; (2) Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn - the proposed closure of Gaelcholáiste Chineál Eoghain, Buncrana, County Donegal; (3) Deputy John O'Mahony - the problems being experienced by persons attempting to pay the local property tax; (4) Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh - the future plans for the funding of youth-centred homeless projects such as St. Catherine's Foyer, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin 8; (5) Deputy Sean Fleming - the need to publish the third implementation report of the Croke Park agreement covering the period up to 31 December 2013; (6) Deputies Regina Doherty, Joan Collins, Thomas P. Broughan, Timmy Dooley, Damien English and Brian Walsh - the proposed industrial action by workers at Bus Éireann; (7) Deputy Eamonn Maloney - the extension to Tallaght hospital accident and emergency department; (8) Deputy Michael McNamara - a proposal from Killaloe for a commemorative coin to mark the millennium in 2014 of the death of Brian Boru; (9) Deputy Patrick Nulty - the implications for the Irish State of the European Court of Justice ruling with respect to the pension scheme of former Waterford Crystal workers; (10) Deputy Róisín Shortall - the implications for the Irish State of the European Court of Justice ruling with respect to the pension scheme of former Waterford Crystal workers; (11) Deputy Brian Stanley - the progress in putting a plan in place for the 53 designated special area of conservation, SAC, bogs and for an update on co-location, compensatory habitats, relocation and compensation for turf cutters; (12) Deputy Ann Phelan - the future for the former workers of Waterford Crystal following the recent decision of the European Court of Justice; (13) Deputy Ciara Conway - the need for the State to engage with a delegation on behalf of former Waterford Crystal workers following the recent ruling by the European Court of Justice; (14) Deputy Joe Higgins - the need to have a fresh military court of inquiry into the circumstances of the death in 2009 of Air Corps Cadet David Jevens; (15) Deputy David Stanton - the need for further educational places in Midleton and Carrigtwohill, County Cork; (16) Deputy Clare Daly - the need to end detentions in Guantanamo Bay; (17) Deputy Mick Wallace - the need to end detentions in Guantanamo Bay; (18) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the decision on Waterford Crystal workers' pensions; and (19) Deputy Tom Fleming - the need to extend the transport fodder scheme from its closing date of Friday, 3 May until at least the middle of May.

The matters raised by Deputies Regina Doherty, Joan Collins, Thomas P. Broughan, Timmy Dooley, Damien English and Brian Walsh; John O'Mahony; Michael McNamara; and Tom Fleming have been selected for discussion.