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 Seán Ó Fearghaíl - the need to ensure all new schools classified as DEIS schools meet the criteria for inclusion in the scheme; (2) Deputy Terence Flanagan - concerns regarding the presence of lead in the water supply in some areas of Dublin Bay North; (3) Deputy Frank Feighan - the reason for the delay in opening the ambulance centre in Loughlinn, County Roscommon and proposals to remedy the situation; (4) Deputy David Stanton - the need for a working group to co-ordinate delivery of supports to those who developed narcolepsy as a result of receiving the Pandemrix vaccine; (5) Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin - the assessment of the provision of alternative premises at the Department of Social Protection offices in Ballybay, County Monaghan, to protect jobs; (6) Deputy Brendan Griffin - the need for the new N22 Cork-Kerry road in light of the high number of deaths since 1990; (7) Deputy Charlie McConalogue - the need for State investment in tourism facilities at Malin Head, County Donegal; (8) Deputy Seán Conlan - the assessment of the provision of alternative premises at the Department of Social Protection offices in Ballybay, County Monaghan, to protect jobs; (9) Deputy Martin Heydon - the need for faster roll-out of the broadband plan for rural Ireland; (10) Deputy Clare Daly - the closure of the Dunnes Stores shop in Gorey, County Wexford; (11) Deputy Mick Wallace - the closure of the Dunnes Stores shop in Gorey, County Wexford; (12) Deputy Eamonn Maloney - the Central Bank report on the micro-loan scheme and the credit unions; (13) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the decision to withdraw funding from the south Tipperary lone parent initiative; and (14) Deputy Paul Murphy the taking of businesses in the hospitality sector into receivership by NAMA in the Dublin 24 area and the subsequent loss of jobs.

The matters raised by Deputies Griffin, McConalogue, Feighan and Maloney have been selected for discussion.