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 Paul Murphy - the recent deportation of Irish citizens from Israel; (2) Deputy Seán Crowe - the political situation in Catalonia; (3) Deputy John Brassil - the status of the decision on provision of the Respeeza drug to Alpha-1 patients; (4) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - the status of the day care centre in Monasterevin; (5) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - the need to tackle joyriding and criminal anti-social behaviour in the Dublin Bay North district; (6) Deputy Catherine Connolly - the cancellation of surgical procedures at Merlin Park hospital, Galway; (7) Deputy Robert Troy - the implementation of the EU directive on noise at Dublin Airport; (8) Deputy Jackie Cahill - the need for the Minister to address Bord na Móna plans to invest $60 million to build a plant in the US to produce a raw material to import into Ireland to satisfy demand for biomass heat when a similar raw material could be readily available here in Ireland; (9) Deputy Clare Daly - the controversial allocation of the Aer Lingus supplementary B scheme currently under way; (10) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the impact of regulations in the wholesale and retail tyre sector; (11) Deputy Louise O'Reilly - the failure to meet scoliosis waiting list targets and plans going forward; and (12) Deputy Mick Wallace - the need to discuss Ireland signing the UN treaty seeking to ban nuclear weapons.

The matters raised by Deputies Paul Murphy, Seán Crowe, John Brassil and Louise O'Reilly have been selected for discussion.