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 James Browne - to discuss improvements in the regulation of community-based mental health care services; (2) Deputy Mary Butler - to discuss the unique south-eastern model in residential care homes; (3) Deputy Seamus Healy - the need to review the psychiatric service bed capacity in County Tipperary; (4) Deputies Marc MacSharry, Eamon Scanlon and Tony McLoughlin - to discuss the withdrawal of tourist boat access to Inishmurray island, County Sligo; (5) Deputy Niamh Smyth - to discuss investment in the accident and emergency department at Cavan General Hospital; (6) Deputy Frank O'Rourke - to discuss delivery of key services for children and young adults with disabilities in Kildare North; (7) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss the need for a primary care centre in Finglas, Dublin 11; (8) Deputy Pearse Doherty - to discuss resourcing of diabetes care services in the north west; (9) Deputy John Lahart - to discuss the non-payment of residential management fees and the associated difficulties; (10) Deputy Danny Healy-Rae - to discuss the issue of flooding on the R551 road at Ballyheigue, County Kerry; (11) Deputies David Cullinane, Martin Kenny and Brian Stanley - to discuss the Brexit negotiations and the backstop arrangement; (12) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the expansion of the rent pressure zone scheme; (13) Deputy Joan Burton - to discuss the removal of a mural at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin; (14) Deputy Jim O'Callaghan - the need to improve road safety for cyclists in Dublin; (15) Deputy Eamon Ryan - to discuss the future of the RTÉ symphony orchestra; (16) Deputy Declan Breathnach - to discuss the closure of the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection local office in Dunleer, County Louth; (17) Deputy Gino Kenny - to discuss the proposal for a cannabis access programme; (18) Deputy Mick Wallace - to discuss the 2016 route profitability figures in Irish Rail; (19) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the need to address the transfer of patients from St. Patrick's hospital in Cashel to South Tipperary General Hospital; (20) Deputy John Brady - to discuss the delay in providing the necessary funding for essential safety works on the N81; (21) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the ongoing dispute in Irish Life; (22) Deputy Anne Rabbitte - to ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs to address the matters raised in the "Prime Time" report broadcast on 24 April 2018 in respect of foster care services; and if she will make a statement on the matter; and (23) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to ask the Minister for Education and Skills to discuss the announcement of new schools in the Cork area.

The matters raised by Deputies James Browne, Declan Breathnach, David Cullinane, Martin Kenny and Brian Stanley, and Joan Burton have been selected for discussion.