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Dáil Éireann debate -
Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

Vol. 903 No. 2

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 rising costs of motor insurance and its unaffordability for many individuals; (2) Deputy Áine Collins - the implications of the current school transport regulations on Newcestown National School in County Cork; (3) Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice - the proposed boundary change between County Roscommon and County Westmeath; (4) Deputies Gerry Adams and Ruth Coppinger - the ongoing eviction of up to 70 people from a halting site at Woodland Park in Dundalk in County Louth; (5) Deputy Noel Harrington - compensation measures for the inshore fishing fleet due to prolonged adverse weather conditions; (6) Deputy Dara Calleary - the restoration of Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools status to Coláiste Pobal Acla, and the review of the scheme; (7) Deputy Michael McNamara - low cost loans for farmers and rural enterprises through the Rural Development Programme; (8) Deputy Dan Neville - an accreditation system for suicide prevention organisations; (9) Deputy Dessie Ellis - the number of people in emergency accommodation and recent allegations of under reporting; (10) Deputy Barry Cowen - the lack of clarity on the number of social housing units that were provided in 2015 by this Government; (11) Deputy Billy Kelleher - open disclosure in the medical profession; (12) Deputy Mick Wallace - the risk of a terrorist attack by ISIS in Ireland due to the ongoing use of Shannon Airport by the military of the United States of America; and (13) Deputy Clare Daly - support for young girls who have suffered severe health problems since being administered the human papilloma virus vaccine.

The matters raised by Deputies Noel Harrington, Áine Collins, Gerry Adams and Ruth Coppinger, and Dara Calleary have been selected for discussion.