Topic 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 Willie Penrose - that appropriate steps be taken to secure alternative court facilities to enable the District Court to continue sitting in Mullingar, County Westmeath; (2) Deputy Charles Flanagan - the need to ensure that every effort is made to advance the Garryhinch water project; (3) Deputy Brendan Griffin - the need to guarantee the progression of the Shannon LNG project; (4) Deputy Luke 'Ming' Flanagan - national heritage areas and the lifting of the turf-cutting ban; (5) Deputy Patrick Nulty - the changes to eligibility for new applications for housing adaptation grants and housing aid supports; (6) Deputy Michael McNamara - the need to address flood defences in the Shannon Estuary; (7) Deputy Finian McGrath - the need to provide medical cards to children with Down's syndrome; (8) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - the position regarding the offshore renewable energy development plan; (9) Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn - the need to address the emerging crisis at the accident and emergency ward of Letterkenny General Hospital; (10) Deputy Pearse Doherty - the need to address the emerging crisis at the accident and emergency ward of Letterkenny General Hospital; (11) Deputy Brendan Smith - the policy regarding raising human rights concerns while engaging in trade missions abroad; (12) Deputy Michael Moynihan - the need for the Government to protect public health in the locating of power lines; (13) Deputy Mick Wallace - to discuss the arrest of 79 year old peace activist Margaretta D'Arcy; (14) Deputy Seamus Kirk - the need to examine the application of the fair deal scheme in respect of farms and farming families; (15) Deputy Charlie McConalogue - the need for the Minister for Education and Skills to make a statement on the concerns surrounding the implementation of junior certificate reform; (16) Deputy Anthony Lawlor - the need to establish two separate schools on the one campus in Maynooth, County Kildare; (17) Deputy Clare Daly - to discuss the sending to prison for three months of 80 year old peace activist Margaretta D'Arcy while no proper investigation has taken place of US military planes passing through Shannon Airport.

The matters raised by Deputies Willie Penrose, Anthony Lawlor, Seamus Kirk and Finian McGrath have been selected for discussion.