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 Niall Collins - protection of records of the former Glin industrial school in Limerick; (2) Deputy Bernard J. Durkan - funding to The Moat Club, Naas, County Kildare; (3) Deputy Michael D'Arcy - review of Garda resources and geographic spread of stations; (4) Deputy Thomas Byrne - the process for DEIS selections; (5) Deputy Robert Troy - Irish Water's engagement with local authorities; (6) Deputy Aindrias Moynihan - the progress of the new primary school for Ballincollig in 2017; (7) Deputy Frank O'Rourke - consideration of the commercial rates system for town centres; (8) Deputy Dessie Ellis - the need for a new primary school and new community facilities in the Meakstown area, Dublin 11; (9) Deputy Niamh Smyth - waiting lists for orthodontic assessments in Cavan-Monaghan; (10) Deputies Dara Calleary, Willie O'Dea, John Brassil, James Browne, John Lahart, James Lawless, Michael Moynihan, Kevin O'Keeffe and Fiona O'Loughlin - the Impact of Jobpath on the operation of CE schemes and the need for an urgent review of Jobpath; (11) Deputy Noel Rock - the lack of mixed development in Social Housing PPP Bundle 1; (12) Deputy Clare Daly - recent comments by Chief Executive of Caranua regarding applicants to the scheme and media coverage surrounding those comments; (13) Deputy Mattie McGrath - concerns regarding the future of the Bord na Móna plant at Littleton, County Tipperary; (14) Deputy Mick Wallace - current waiting times to access child psychology services in Wexford, particularly for children and adolescents who present with suicidal ideation; (15) Deputy Eamon Scanlon - the unavailability of a Leaving Certificate Applied Programme in County Leitrim; (16) Deputies Bríd Smith, Richard Boyd Barrett - the deteriorating health of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt; (17) Deputy Declan Breathnach - the option of giving the Post Office service responsibility for the the compilation of the electoral register and enumeration of census data to make the service more viable and reverse the closure of post offices around the country; (18) Deputy Barry Cowen - the impact of current carbon policy on falling sales of briquettes and the impact on employment in factories in Derrinlough, County Offaly and Littleton, County Tipperary; (19) Deputy Lisa Chambers - the Air Corps and its resourcing; and (20) Deputy Billy Kelleher - an update on reviewing the fair deal scheme as it applies to farmers.

The matters raised by Deputies Deputy Niall Collins, Eamon Scanlon, Dessie Ellis and Bernard J. Durkan have been selected for discussion.