Adjournment Debate Matters

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 23(3) and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - provision of full local day services for young school leavers on the autism spectrum in Dublin Bay North and Fingal; (2) Deputy David Cullinane - health and safety defects in homes in Ceol na Mara in Kill in County Waterford in relation to statutory fire obligations, the need for remedial works and supports for residents; (3) Deputy Pat Buckley - the higher rate of incidences of cancer in Cobh in County Cork; (4) Deputy Lisa Chambers - the status of the N5 Westport to Turlough road project in County Mayo; (5) Deputy Dara Calleary - delays in accessing speech and language therapy services and associated audiology services in Ballina, County Mayo; (6) Deputy Dessie Ellis - funding of the youngballymun project; (7) Deputy Alan Farrell - the need for the Competition Authority to investigate the insurance industry; (8) Deputy Anne Rabbitte - the need for the Health Service Executive to expedite the appointment of a paediatric diabetic specialist at University Hospital Galway; (9) Deputy Thomas Byrne - reintroducing the modern languages in primary schools initiative; (10) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the removal of a child from the care of grandparents by Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, on the grounds of age; (11) Deputies Clare Daly, Mick Wallace, and Gino Kenny - the incursion of two peace activists onto the runway at Shannon Airport in County Clare on 25 May 2016 to inspect military aircraft of the United States of America; (12) Deputy Barry Cowen - the phasing in of the new pay-by-weight bin charging regime over a longer timeframe by local authorities than the current 1 July 2016 deadline; (13) Deputy Bernard J. Durkan - the need to approve the tenders for Maynooth Post Primary School and Maynooth Community College in Maynooth, County Kildare; (14) Deputy Willie O'Dea - engagement with Citizens Information Board to ensure funding is restored to the Limerick Money Advice & Budgeting Service; (15) Deputy Jackie Cahill - the crisis in the dairy industry, with Glanbia Ingredients Ireland paying 20.98 cent net per litre, which is evidence of below-cost production and will result in farmers going out of business; (16) Deputy Robert Troy - the provision of funding to small groups, such as one in Athlone in County Westmeath, where volunteers are working together to support job creation with no State support; (17) Deputy Brendan Griffin - the need for additional investment in home help hours which will save money for the health service; (18) Deputy Catherine Connolly - given the clinical director’s recent confirmation that capacity is the number one issue on the risk register at University College Hospital Galway and that a new hospital on the Merlin Park grounds is urgently required, to ask the Minister to clarify what immediate steps are being taken in this regard and if the Minister has met with the clinical director and the Saolta group on this matter; (19) Deputy Mick Barry - tomorrow's scheduled strike at Tesco; and (20) Deputy Mary Lou McDonald - the violence and fear in the north inner city and the Government response to it.

The matters raised by Deputies Thomas P. Broughan, Dara Calleary, Catherine Connolly, and Alan Farrell have been selected for discussion.