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 John Lahart - to discuss implementing Operation Open City throughout the year in order to tackle congestion in Dublin; (2) Deputy Frank O'Rourke - to discuss housing development in Celbridge, County Kildare; (3) Deputy John Brassil - to discuss the status of the negotiations between Fórsa and the HSE regarding new home help services; (4) Deputy Darragh O'Brien - to discuss the impact of staff shortages in the Dublin region's homeless mental health team based at Parkgate Street; (5) Deputy Jackie Cahill - to discuss the gas network connection for Lisheen and Thurles in County Tipperary; (6) Deputies David Cullinane and Mary Butler - to discuss the development funding for the North Quays project in Waterford; (7) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss the funding deficit for drugs and alcohol task forces and the pay structures of staff; (8) Deputy Mattie McGrath - to discuss publication of the independent report on the future of the national broadband plan; (9) Deputies Martin Ferris, Pat Buckley and Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the job vacancies and the waiting lists for mental health services assessment in community healthcare organisation, CHO, 4; (10) Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan - to discuss lung cancer in Ireland; (11) Deputies Michael Fitzmaurice, Catherine Connolly and Éamon Ó Cuív - to discuss the provision of adequate funding for Galway city and county councils in 2019; (12) Deputy Gino Kenny - to discuss the Government’s proposed cannabis access programme; (13) Deputy Stephen S. Donnelly - to discuss the accommodation difficulties for North Wicklow Educate Together school and St. David's in Greystones; (14) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - to discuss the latest Economic and Social Research Institute, ESRI, report highlighting work-related stress; (15) Deputy Eugene Murphy - to discuss plans for a direct provision centre in Rooskey, County Leitrim; (16) Deputy Peadar Tóibín - to discuss the provision of a rail line from Dublin to Navan; and (17) Deputy Mick Wallace - to discuss the discrepancies in waiting lists for home care packages in different counties.

The matters raised by Deputies Ferris, Buckley and Ó Laoghaire; Brassil; Fitzmaurice, Connolly and Ó Cuív; and Eugene Murphy have been selected for discussion.