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 John Lahart - to discuss the impact on public health from traffic pollution in Dublin; (2) Deputy Michael Harty - to discuss the proposed wind farm at Moylussa, County Clare; (3) Deputy Niamh Smyth - to discuss plans for capital investment in Cavan general hospital; (4) Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív - to discuss the proposal for a prospecting licence for base metals, gold ore and silver ore in the west Connemara area; (5) Deputy Thomas Pringle - to discuss the delay with the new podiatrist post at Letterkenny University Hospital; (6) Deputy Mary Butler - to discuss access to speech and language therapy in western areas of County Waterford; (7) Deputy James Browne - to discuss the rehabilitative training allowance scheme for disability allowance recipients; (8) Deputy Fergus O'Dowd - to discuss the new Health Service Executive, HSE, home care policy in community healthcare organisation, CHO, 8; (9) Deputies Timmy Dooley and Joe Carey - to discuss restructuring of operations by the ESB at the power generation plant at Moneypoint, County Clare; (10) Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony - to discuss the rehabilitative training allowance scheme for disability allowance recipients; (11) Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh - to discuss the increase in suicides in the Ballyfermot and Cherry Orchard areas; (12) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - to discuss HSE recruitment, nurses' overtime and the areas most affected by expenditure cutbacks; (13) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - to discuss the crisis in Naas General Hospital; (14) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss psychiatric services for children in Dublin North-West in view of the current recruitment embargo; (15) Deputy Frank O'Rourke - to discuss the advancement of housing development at Hazelhatch and Celbridge; (16) Deputy Michael Moynihan - to discuss the safety measures required on the N72 at Ballymaquirke Cross near Kanturk; (17) Deputy Pat The Cope Gallagher - to discuss the statutory instrument on penalty points relating to serious fishing infringements; (18) Deputy Alan Kelly - to discuss the increased workload and related support for school principals; (19) Deputy Catherine Connolly - to discuss Caranua's capacity to complete the outstanding open applications from 1,882 former residents; (20) Deputy Mattie McGrath - to discuss mental health services in County Tipperary; (21) Deputy Joan Collins - to discuss the payroll system for ambulance paramedics and staff; (22) Deputy John Brady - to discuss the arrangements in temporary accommodation for asylum seekers; and (23) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - to discuss the most recent Environmental Protection Agency report on air quality.

The matters raised by Deputies John Lahart, Mattie McGrath, Aengus Ó Snodaigh, and Timmy Dooley and Joe Carey have been selected for discussion.

Sitting suspended at 2.05 p.m. and resumed at 3.05 p.m.