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 Timmy Dooley - the need for the Government to intervene to resolve the industrial dispute at Aer Lingus; (2) Deputies Seán Kyne and Paul J. Connaughton - the position regarding young farmers who have missed out on previous installation aid schemes; (3) Deputy Terence Flanagan - the need for tree height legislation to be introduced to protect the right to light; (4) Deputy Shane Ross - the way in which the Minister will vote at the Allied Irish Banks annual general meeting; (5) Deputy John O'Mahony - the need for extra accommodation at Gort Sceiche national school, Hollymount, County Mayo; (6) Deputy James Bannon - the need to review the decision to end one of the ASD classes in St. Mary's national school, Edgeworthstown, County Longford; (7) Deputy Joan Collins - to raise the serious matter that today is the 50th day of the mass hunger strike of Palestinian administrative detainees in Israeli jails and that the Israeli state is now trying to pass legislation that will allow force feeding of the strikers; (8) Deputy Billy Kelleher - the need for the Minister for Health to make a statement on the events surrounding the resignation of the chairman of the West-North-West Hospital Group; (9) Deputy Martin Heydon - the proposed change of policy for the provision of service areas on the national road network; (10) Deputy Mick Wallace - the findings of the Cooke report; (11) Deputy Robert Troy - the need to reverse the recent staffing cut to the 1428 Club, Mullingar, County Westmeath; and (12) Deputy Clare Daly - the implications of the Cooke report in respect of Garda oversight.

The matters raised by Deputies Seán Kyne and Paul J. Connaughton; Robert Troy; Martin Heydon; and Terence Flanagan have been selected for discussion.