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 Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the need for additional schools to be designated DEIS band 2; (2) Deputy John Lahart - to discuss the archaeological find at Scholarstown, Knocklyon, and plans to preserve and protect the site; (3) Deputy Eamon Scanlon - to discuss the need for increased paediatric physiotherapy staff and resources in the north west; (4) Deputy James Browne - to discuss waiting lists for speech and language therapy in County Wexford; (5) Deputy Mary Butler - to discuss waiting times and funding for the fair deal scheme; (6) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss the need to expedite the scheme to replace lead piping in housing estates; (7) Deputy Martin Kenny - to discuss physiotherapy services in Sligo and the north west to address a need to stay in Dublin for treatment; (8) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to discuss an independent clinical review of University Hospital Limerick; (9) Deputy Michael Moynihan - to discuss the eligibility criteria for higher education grants; (10) Deputy Gerry Adams - to discuss the crisis in child and adolescent mental health services in County Louth; (11) Deputies Clare Daly, Louise O'Reilly and Jim O'Callaghan - to discuss the need for autism spectrum disorder, ASD, units and educational resources for children with special needs in north Dublin; (12) Deputy Kate O'Connell - to discuss a proposal to use a new methodology for the valuation of rates for some businesses; and (13) Deputy Mick Wallace - to discuss the designation of Gorey, County Wexford, as a rent pressure zone.

The matters raised by Deputies John Lahart, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, Kate O'Connell and Gerry Adams have been selected for discussion.