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 with the IDA the provision of additional jobs and further investment in County Wexford; (2) Deputy Eamon Scanlon - to discuss provision of an emergency ambulance service in the north west; (3) Deputy John Brassil - to discuss the allocation of residential services for people with disabilities in Cork Kerry community healthcare and nationwide; (4) Deputy John Curran - to discuss the lack of primary school places in Rathcoole; (5) Deputy Shane Cassells - to discuss development of the new St. Mary's special school in Navan; (6) Deputies Eoin Ó Broin and Thomas P. Broughan - to discuss developments on the proposed cannabis access programme; (7) Deputy Mick Wallace - to discuss EU intervention for an end of the US sanctions in Venezuela; (8) Deputy Fergus O'Dowd - to discuss the allocation of home care hours from the HSE, for persons in the CHO 8 area; (9) Deputy Frank O'Rourke - to discuss improvements in public transport for north Kildare, particularly in Celbridge; (10) Deputy Dara Calleary - to discuss the impact of the decision of the Commission for Regulation of Utilities in relation to the Mayo Power project; (11) Deputy Niall Collins - to discuss a review of the Prohibition on Incitement to Hatred Act 1989 and racism here; (12) Deputy Jim O'Callaghan - to discuss support for all victims of terrorism and violence on the island of Ireland and the United Kingdom; (13) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss closure of respite beds at Midleton hospital; and (14) Deputy Robert Troy - to discuss the potential impact of Brexit on Ireland’s cruise ship and tourism industry.

The matters raised by Deputies Shane Cassells, Pat Buckley and Dara Calleary have been selected for discussion.

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