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 Éamon Ó Cuív - to discuss the recent report on Traveller halting sites and group housing in Galway city and county; (2) Deputies Joan Collins, Thomas P. Broughan, Thomas Pringle, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin and Mick Barry - to discuss the industrial action in the ambulance service; (3) Deputy Fergus O'Dowd - to ask the Minister to outline the emergency resources that will be made available to An Garda Síochána in Drogheda following the attempted murder in the M1 retail park in Drogheda yesterday and to ask the Minister to make a statement on the matter; (4) Deputy Jackie Cahill - to ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment to justify the proposed changes of location, either permanent or temporary, for Thurles post office, which is currently situated on Liberty Square in Thurles, County Tipperary; (5) Deputy Noel Rock - to discuss an update on legislation for regulations on electric scooters; (6) Deputy Martin Ferris - to discuss the shortage of respite and step down beds in Kerry; (7) Deputy Bernard J. Durkan - to raise with the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, pursuant to relevant standing order, the action or actions that can and will be taken to accelerate the upgrading of the M4 and the respective interchanges at Maynooth and Celbridge, all of which have insufficient capacity to meet current or expected traffic volumes, and to ask if the Minister will make a statement; and (8) Deputy Brian Stanley - to discuss the progress toward a final decision on the national broadband plan tender.

The matters raised by Deputies Ó Cuív and Joan Collins, Broughan, Pringle, Ó Caoláin and Barry have been selected for discussion.