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 James Browne - to discuss the revision of the local electoral area boundary committee report concerning Wexford; (2) Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív - the need for the Minister for Health to ensure a proper supply chain for the provision of incontinence pads to adults living in the community healthcare west region in view of recent events where the supply chain failed; (3) Deputy Darragh O'Brien - to discuss the urgent need for increased Garda resources for the Dublin metropolitan region north division; (4) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss core funding for the Irish Deaf Society; (5) Deputy Jackie Cahill - to ask the Minister for Health to address the crisis in the ambulance service; (6) Deputy Fergus O'Dowd - the need to review the 23% increase on certain health supplements; (7) Deputy Mary Butler - to discuss the runway extension at Waterford Airport; (8) Deputy Eugene Murphy - the urgent need to provide interim funding to allow the provision of two full days of respite for Alzheimer's sufferers in County Roscommon; (9) Deputy John Brassil - to discuss the implementation of the national cancer strategy; (10) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he intends to review the post-primary schools common application system for children entering secondary school; (11) Deputies Fiona O'Loughlin and Sean Fleming - funding for Rath national school, Ballybrittas, County Laois; (12) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the closure of Clogheen post office in County Tipperary; (13) Deputy Catherine Connolly - the decision to close the Youthreach programme, Teagmháil na nÓg, in Tír an Fhia, Connemara; (14) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the changes to legal aid in cases of personal insolvency; (15) Deputy Martin Ferris - to discuss the availability of Baldonnell Aerodrome to emergency aircraft; (16) Deputy Eamon Scanlon - to discuss plans to fulfil the commitment given by the former Taoiseach, Deputy Enda Kenny, to award distinguished service medals and military medals for gallantry to veterans of Jadotville; (17) Deputy Michael Harty – the future of planned 96 bed inpatient block and 60 modular bed interim accommodation at University Hospital Limerick; (18) Deputy Noel Rock – the electric vehicle toll incentive and concerns about the operation of the scheme; (19) Deputy Louise O'Reilly - to discuss the provision of home support in north County Dublin; and (20) Deputy Mick Wallace - to discuss the escalating costs associated with the national children’s hospital.

The matters raised by Deputies James Browne, Maurice Quinlivan, Fergus O'Dowd and Eamon Scanlon have been selected for discussion.