Topical Issue Matters

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 29A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Aindrias Moynihan - introduction of pay-by-weight refuse collection in Cork; (2) Deputy David Cullinane - concerns regarding capacity at University Hospital Waterford and outsourcing to Cork; (3) Deputy Brendan Griffin - gynaecological service delays at Cork University Maternity Hospital; (4) Deputy Frank O'Rourke - problems with the centralised tender for book supplies to public libraries; (5) Deputy Colm Brophy - the HSE vacant assessment needs officer post in Dublin south west; (6) Deputies John Lahart, Jim O'Callaghan and John Curran - funding for Our Lady's Hospice, Harold's Cross and Blackrock; (7) Deputy Carol Nolan - the impact of JobPath rules on jobseekers; (8) Deputy Peter Burke - staffing arrangements at the North Westmeath Hospice; (9) Deputies Clare Daly and Mick Wallace - the tax paid in 2015 by Cerberus on its profitable Irish activities; (10) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - Garda resources in the Kildare division; (11) Deputies Catherine Connolly and Éamon Ó Cuív - the withdrawal of the ferry service from Ros a Mhíl to Árainn; an gá go ndéanfar socrú práinneach chun cinntiú go mbeidh seirbhís farrantóireachta ó Árainn agus go hÁrainn; (12) Deputy Eugene Murphy - the provision of home-care packages in CHO area 2, Roscommon, Galway and Mayo; (13) Deputy Lisa Chambers - the pending industrial action at Mayo University Hospital; and (14) Deputy Paul Murphy - the ongoing detention of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt.

The matters raised by Deputies Colm Brophy; Catherine Connolly and Eamon Ó Cuív; Carol Nolan; and Aindrias Moynihan have been selected for discussion.