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 Eamon Ryan and Richard Boyd Barrett - to discuss the overflow from the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant; (2) Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív - to discuss a new school building for Scoil Chaitríona, junior and senior schools, in Renmore, County Galway; (3) Deputy David Cullinane - to discuss the establishment of a regional technological university in the south east; (4) Deputy Eugene Murphy - to discuss extending the July provision scheme to all children with Down's syndrome; (5) Deputy Mary Butler - to discuss the funding of the North Quays project in Waterford; (6) Deputy Thomas Byrne - to discuss improvements in post office services in County Meath; (7) Deputy Michael Moynihan - to discuss the safety measures required on the N72 at Ballymaquirke Cross near Kanturk; (8) Deputy Ruth Coppinger - to discuss emergency works required at Hartstown community centre in Dublin 15; (9) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - to discuss the crisis at Naas General Hospital; (10) Deputy Frank O'Rourke - to discuss the provision of dental and occupational therapy services in Celbridge and Maynooth; (11) Deputy Eoin Ó Broin - to discuss the imminent closure of the emergency accommodation facility Bru Aimsir in Dublin city centre; (12) Deputies Pearse Doherty, Pat The Cope Gallagher, Thomas Byrne, Martin Ferris and Michael Healy-Ray - to discuss a sustainable rural post office network and the impending closure of Kilcar post office in County Donegal; (13) Deputy Catherine Connolly - to discuss reinstatement of the orthopaedic theatres in Merlin Park University Hospital, Galway; (14) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the new three-school campus at Carrigtwohill community school in Cork; (15) Deputy Peadar Tóibín - to discuss ways to address the commuter crises throughout Ireland; (16) Deputy Jackie Cahill - to discuss the Mercosur deal on beef imports into the European Union from South America; and (17) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the ongoing dispute with hospital support staff. The matters raised by Deputies Eamon Ryan and Richard Boyd Barrett; Deputy Eugene Murphy; and Deputies Pearse Doherty, Pat The Cope Gallagher, Thomas Byrne, Martin Ferris and Michael Healy-Ray have been selected for discussion.

Sitting suspended at 4.40 p.m. and resumed at 5.40 p.m.