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 Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin - to discuss the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of the hooded men; (2) Deputy Dessie Ellis - the rents charged to persons in receipt of the housing assistance payment; (3) Deputy Shane Cassells - the need for the development of a divisional Garda headquarters building in County Meath; (4) Deputy Fergus O'Dowd - water supply issues in counties Louth and Meath as a result of a burst water main; (5) Deputy John Brassil - funding for the acquisition of a site for a school building project (details supplied); (6) Deputy Anne Rabbitte - the role of county councils when national routes are being upgraded; (7) Deputy Barry Cowen - the status of an application for international protection status by persons (details supplied); (8) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - to discuss the withdrawal of Coca-Cola operations from Athy, County Kildare; (9) Deputy John Brady - compliance with flood risk guidelines in the Bray local area plan; (10) Deputy Mick Wallace - the need to hold NAMA to account; and (11) Deputy Mick Barry - the granting of permission for an incinerator at Ringaskiddy, County Cork.

The matters raised by Deputies Fergus O'Dowd, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Shane Cassells and Mick Barry have been selected for discussion.