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 Frank O'Rourke - to discuss funding for the Abbey community project in Celbridge; (2) Deputy Anne Rabbitte - the role of county councils when national routes are being upgraded; (3) Deputies Jan O'Sullivan, Maurice Quinlivan, Niall Collins and Willie O'Dea - the need to increase the number of hospital beds at University Hospital Limerick; (4) Deputy James Browne - the need to open the new Loreto school in Wexford town; (5) Deputy Carol Nolan - to discuss the imminent deportation of a widow and her two children from County Offaly; (6) Deputy Thomas Byrne - to discuss the waiting lists for speech and language and occupational therapy services for children in County Meath; (7) Deputy Mary Butler - the need to increase capacity at St. Declan's community college, Kilmacthomas, County Waterford; (8) Deputy Declan Breathnach - the need to review the speed limits and the use of haulage vehicles on minor rural roads in the interest of safety; (9) Deputies Alan Farrell, Darragh O'Brien, Clare Daly, Louise O'Reilly and Brendan Ryan - to discuss the ongoing water supply issues in Skerries, County Dublin; (10) Deputy Brian Stanley - to discuss with the Minister the long waiting lists in counties Laois and Offaly for occupational therapy and physiotherapy; (11) Deputy Eoin Ó Broin - to discuss the inclusion of foster parents in the one-parent family payment scheme; (12) Deputy Sean Fleming - to discuss the 2018 credit policy and the Rebuilding Ireland home loans scheme; (13) Deputy Danny Healy-Rae - the need to increase Garda resources and opening hours at Cahersiveen Garda station; (14) Deputies Dessie Ellis and John Curran - to discuss the problem of quads and scrambler motorcycles in local communities; (15) Deputy Timmy Dooley - the need to support and fund surgical intervention for patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome; (16) Deputies Éamon Ó Cuív, Hildegarde Naughton and Catherine Connolly - an gá maoiniú a chur ar fáil láithreach do Bhóthar Dhoire Fhearta, An Cheathrú Rua, Contae na Gaillimhe; (17) Deputy Mattie McGrath - to discuss the backlog in the passport office; (18) Deputy Mick Barry - to discuss the industrial dispute at LloydsPharmacy chain; (19) Deputy Jackie Cahill - to discuss the delay in the construction of a new bridge crossing at Ballina-Killaloe; (20) Deputy Mick Wallace - to discuss the protection for subcontractors following the liquidation of the Sammon Group; (21) Deputy Stephen S. Donnelly - the need for the Minister for Health to provide an update on the scoping inquiry into CervicalCheck; (22) Deputy Michael McGrath - to ask the Minister for Finance if he will consult the Central Bank with a view to reviewing their definition of "first-time buyer" with specific regard to certain individuals like returning emigrants and legally separated or divorced individuals; (23) Deputy Pat The Cope Gallagher -the need to address the regional imbalance in the allocation of funding under the recent announced ability programme; (24) Deputy John Brady - compliance with flood risk guidelines in the Bray local area plan; and (25) Deputy Eamon Ryan - to discuss the plans for the BusConnects project.

The matters raised by Deputies Frank O'Rourke, Anne Rabbitte, Eamon Ryan and Éamon Ó Cuív, Hildegarde Naughton and Catherine Connolly have been selected for discussion.