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 Pat Casey - the report into Sunbeam House services in Wicklow and south Dublin; (2) Deputy Thomas Byrne - the recent cut in occupational therapy services in County Meath; (3) Deputy Niamh Smyth - the impact of the closure of Ulster Bank branches; (4) Deputy John Brassil - activity-based budget allocations in University Hospital Kerry for 2017; (5) Deputies Pat Buckley and Billy Kelleher - CAMHS services in Cork; (6) Deputy Carol Nolan - terms and conditions of non-academic third level staff; (7) Deputies Joan Burton, Clare Daly and Catherine Connolly - the second interim report into mother and baby homes; (8) Deputy Eamon Scanlon - the retirement age of retained firefighters; (9) Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony - the cessation of the river Bandon flood relief scheme; (10) Deputy Mary Butler - the Health Research Board report on statutory home care; (11) Deputy Mick Wallace - the ongoing conflict in Syria; (12) Deputy Aindrias Moynihan - the removal of 2,258 nurses from the active register by the board of the NMBI; (13) Deputy Bríd Smith - the post office network uncertainty; (14) Deputy James Lawless - inconsistencies in commercial rates system from valuations in REVAL2017; and (15) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - funding for Dalkey school project, Glenageary.

The matters raised by Deputies Pat Casey; Pat Buckley and Billy Kelleher; Joan Burton, Clare Daly and Catherine Connolly; and Eamon Scanlon have been selected for discussion.