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 Timmy Dooley - the need to develop bus services in rural parts of County Clare; (2) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - to discuss safety concerns at Cromcastle Court apartments complex in Kilmore West, Dublin; (3) Deputy Seamus Healy - to discuss the differential rent scheme as a reserved function of elected local authority members; (4) Deputy Niamh Smyth - the need to progress the Down's syndrome centre for the north east in Carrickmacross; (5) Deputy Gino Kenny - to discuss a proposal for a cannabis access programme; (6) Deputy Dara Calleary - to discuss the changes by the National Transport Authority, NTA, to Bus Éireann routes in County Mayo; (7) Deputies Martin Heydon and Fiona O'Loughlin - delays in delivery of home care packages in community healthcare organisation 7 Kildare-west Wicklow; (8) Deputy Carol Nolan - to discuss the implications of reducing the intake of preschool children from three times annually to once annually; (9) Deputy Martin Ferris - to discuss ongoing protests by nurses at University Hospital Kerry; (10) Deputy Willie Penrose - to discuss the recommendations of the public banking investigation report; (11) Deputy Frank O'Rourke - to discuss the advancement of housing development in Celbridge; (12) Deputies Joan Collins, Eoin Ó Broin, Clare Daly, John Brady and Bríd Smith - to discuss the Labour Court recommendation in the LloydsPharmacy dispute; (13) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the need to consider establishing a contemporary model of the Land Commission; (14) Deputy Eugene Murphy - to discuss the closure of the Rosalie unit in Castlerea and St. Joseph's mental health day centre in Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon; (15) Deputy Jackie Cahill - the need for the Minister for Health to address the lack of funding and lack of involvement by the HSE in the autism assistance dog programme; (16) Deputy Brian Stanley - to discuss with the Minister the plan for St. Francis school Portlaoise, which it is proposed to relocate to the site of the former St. Paul's primary school, Borris Road, Portlaoise; (17) Deputy Louise O'Reilly - to discuss the increasing waiting lists for initial assessments at child and adolescence mental health services, CAMHS, reported by Barnardos in its recent report; (18) Deputies John McGuinness, Marc MacSharry and Alan Kelly - the urgent need for the Department of Education and Skills and the Higher Education Authority, HEA, to expedite consideration of protected disclosures related to Cork Institute of Technology, CIT, and to correct the record of the Committee on Public Accounts, PAC, hearing of 24 May 2018; and (19) Deputy Mick Wallace - to discuss protection for subcontractors working on State contracts following the liquidation of the Sammon Group.

The matters raised by Deputies Timmy Dooley, Eugene Murphy, Martin Ferris and Willie Penrose have been selected for discussion.