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) Deputy Catherine Connolly - to discuss the admission, care and treatment of a patient with active TB at Galway University Hospital and resulting cross infection of staff; (2) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - to discuss the progress of a new school building for St. Paul's in Monasterevin; (3) Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív - to discuss the retention of the superintendent post and the status of Clifden Garda regional headquarters and to provide for all policing business bilingually; (4) Deputy Peadar Tóibín - the provision of a rail line from Dublin to Navan to relieve the worsening commuting situation; (5) Deputy Pat Deering - to discuss the need for a consultant psychiatrist for the south Carlow district; (6) Deputy Alan Kelly - to discuss making the drug Pembrolizumab available to cancer patients; and (7) Deputies Robert Troy and John Lahart - to discuss the need for a dedicated public transport unit here.

The matters raised by Deputies Catherine Connolly, Alan Kelly, Peadar Tóibín, and Robert Troy and John Lahart have been selected for discussion.