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 Niall Collins, Mick Wallace and Clare Daly - to discuss the political and economic crisis in Venezuela; (2) Deputy Mary Butler - to discuss the runway extension at Waterford Airport; (3) 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 whereby the supply chain failed; (4) Deputy Dessie Ellis - core funding for the Irish Deaf Society; (5) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - funding for Rath national school, Ballybrittas, County Laois; (6) Deputy Dara Calleary - the urgent need for clarity on the provision of GP services in Bangor Erris, County Mayo, as the existing GP has accepted a position elsewhere in the HSE; (7) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the closure of Clogheen post office in County Tipperary; (8) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - GP services throughout the country; (9) Deputy Catherine Connolly - the decision to close the Youthreach programme, Teagmháil na nÓg, in Tír an Fhia, Conamara; (10) Deputy Eugene Murphy - to discuss funding for the provision of two full days of respite for Alzheimer's sufferers in County Roscommon; and (11) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the changes to legal aid provision in cases of personal insolvency.

The matters raised by Deputies Niall Collins, Mick Wallace and Clare Daly, Eugene Murphy and Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire have been selected for discussion.

Sitting suspended at 1.20 p.m. and resumed at 2.20 p.m.