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 Clare Daly - the serving of strike notice at Aer Lingus; (2) Deputy Joan Collins - the local training initiatives operated by the Bosco Youth Centre in Drimnagh, Dublin 12; (3) Deputy Paul J. Connaughton - the strictures placed on credit unions which are preventing local credit unions from meeting members’ needs; (4) Deputy Michael McCarthy - the closure of Setanta Insurance; and (5) Deputy Mick Wallace - the ongoing crisis in Libya.

The matters raised by Deputies Clare Daly, Paul J. Connaughton, Michael McCarthy and Joan Collins have been selected for discussion.