Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - 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) Deputies Joe Carey and Timmy Dooley - overcrowding and resource concerns at University Hospital Limerick; (2) Deputy Michael Moynihan - the need for a progress report on the new amalgamated primary school in Kanturk, County Cork; (3) Deputy James Browne - to discuss the need for further IDA investment in County Wexford; (4) Deputy Niamh Smyth - to discuss the unacceptable waiting times for child assessment of need appointments; (5) Deputy Seán Barrett - to discuss the proposed closure of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland office in Dún Laoghaire; (6) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the need to review DEIS status for the primary schools in Tipperary town and county; (7) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - to discuss the M7 roadworks and procedures to reduce the impact on commuters; (8) Deputy Thomas Pringle - to discuss the delays in processing illness benefit payments in County Donegal; (9) Deputies Brian Stanley, Martin Heydon and Barry Cowen - to discuss the decarbonisation programme at Bord na Móna and potential job losses at the company; and (10) Deputy Mary Butler - to discuss the HSE plans to assist carers in 2019.

The matters raised by Deputies Joe Carey, Timmy Dooley, Niamh Smyth, Brian Stanley, Martin Heydon and Barry Cowen have been selected for discussion.