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 Curran - to discuss access to primary school places for families in Rathcoole; (2) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - the urgent need for the Office of the Planning Regulator to review the planning of the north and south fringes of Dublin city and Fingal county over the past two decades; (3) Deputy Mary Butler - the Garda divisional changes for Waterford and the effects these changes will have; (4) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the shortfall of funding for Cobh Community Hospital in east Cork and the possibility of its future if funding is not found; (5) Deputy Niamh Smyth - to address the need for increased numbers of gardaí and supports along the Border in light of recent events along the Border; (6) Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan - concerns raised about the RHD2 disease found in hares, implications for the species and the need for an indefinite suspension of hare netting as a result; (7) Deputy John Brassil - if the Minister for Health offer a catch-up programme for girls who were not vaccinated when the opportunity came around given the airing of the Laura Brennan documentary on television last week has led to this increase in interest; (8) Deputies Michael Harty, Alan Kelly and Timmy Dooley - the urgent need for a new MRI scanner to address the trolley crisis at University Hospital Limerick, to ask the Minister for Health what immediate plans he has to deal with the record trolley numbers at University Hospital Limerick and the need for the Minister for Health to address the massive overcrowding issue in University Hospital Limerick; (9) Deputy Thomas Pringle - delays in the implementation of the mica redress scheme in County Donegal; (10) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss the proposed developments, including the primary care centre, housing projects and other developments at the site of the Church of the Annunciation in Finglas; (11) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - the need for further supports for respite and residential care in Kildare and nationwide; (12) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment to address the serious concerns raised by the local community about the granting of a licence by the Environmental Protection Agency to burn tyres and other waste at a new incinerator in a residential suburb of Limerick city; (13) Deputy John Lahart - to call on the Minister for the Housing, Planning and Local Government to discuss the landfilling of wetlands in one of its own parks by South Dublin County Council; (14) Deputy James Browne - the need for the Minister for Health to address the lengthy list of County Wexford people awaiting home help hours; (15) Deputy Sean Sherlock - the status of the Northern relief road at Mallow, County Cork; (16) Deputy Louise O'Reilly - to discuss the need for additional school places across Fingal; (17) Deputy Kevin O'Keeffe - that a school bus be urgently provided for children from the St. Joseph's road, Mallow, catchment area attending Gaelscoil Thomais Davis, Mallow, County Cork; (18) Deputy Jackie Cahill - if the Minister for Education and Skills will address the issues around the provision of an approved building project for special classes for autism pupils at Clerihan national school, Clerihan, County Tipperary; (19) Deputy Peter Burke - to provide an urgent update into the delay in completing Holy Family national school, Mullingar; (20) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the proposed direct provision centre in Oughterard; (21) Deputy Bríd Smith - the Taoiseach’s announcement on oil exploration; (22) Deputy Jan O'Sullivan - the need for the Minister for Health to intervene as a matter of urgency to address the consistent trolley crisis at University Hospital Limerick in advance of winter; (23) Deputy Gino Kenny - school secretaries and industrial action; and (24) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the need for additional mental health resources in the Cork south Lee area.

The matters raised by Deputies John Curran, Peter Burke, Pat Buckley and Thomas P. Broughan have been selected for discussion.