Topical Issue Matters

Before we move on to other questions, 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) Deputies Michael Moynihan, Niall Collins and Kevin O'Keeffe - construction of the M20 motorway from Cork to Limerick; (2) Deputy John Brassil - activity-based budget allocations in University Hospital Kerry for 2017; (3) Deputy Michael Collins - harvesting of kelp forests in Bantry Bay; (4) Deputies Eugene Murphy and Dara Calleary - job losses at the ECMI plant in Ballaghaderreen; (5) Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh - health and safety concerns at Casement Aerodrome; (6) Deputy Peter Burke - inclusion of the Longford-to-Rooskey N4 bypass in the capital infrastructure plan; (7) Deputy Sean Fleming - changes in the allocation of resources from 2016 to 2017 under the special education teaching resource model; (8) Deputy Michael D'Arcy - the position regarding an application for an autism spectrum disorder, ASD, unit in Gorey community school; (9) Deputies Jackie Cahill and Mattie McGrath - job losses at the Bord na Móna plant at Littleton, County Tipperary; (10) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - HSE funding withheld from the Irish Wheelchair Association and pay scales in section 39 organisations; (11) Deputy Bobby Aylward - accommodation for pupils and staff at Scoil Phádraig, Ballyhale, County Kilkenny; (12) Deputy David Cullinane - development on the north quays in Waterford; (13) Deputy Michael Healy-Rae - modernisation of the Presentation secondary school, Listowel, County Kerry; (14) Deputy Thomas Byrne - delays in provision of occupational therapy for children in Meath; (15) Deputy Pat Buckley - services for children in the mental health services; (16) Deputy Clare Daly - September 2017 provision of primary school places for Swords; (17) Deputy Peadar Tóibín - the need for a rail service from Navan to Dublin; (18) Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin - Coeliac Awareness Week, 8 to 15 May; (19) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - second level school places for children with special needs in the Newbridge area; (20) Deputies Richard Boyd Barrett, Mick Wallace, Brian Stanley and Joan Collins - the latest report on rent increases; (21) Deputy Gino Kenny - construction of a road through St. Catherine's Park; and (22) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - intensive care of young adults who are seriously ill at home.

The matters raised by Deputies John Brassil, Michael D'Arcy, Michael Collins and Eugene Murphy and Dara Calleary have been selected for discussion.