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 McGuinness - to discuss funding the SOS intellectual disability service provider and respite services for its clients at Callan Road, Kilkenny; (2) Deputy Joan Burton - pyrite-related issues in St. Patrick's national school, Diswellstown; (3) Deputy Pat Buckley - diabetes services in Cork University Hospital; (4) Deputies Frank O'Rourke and Fiona O'Loughlin - HSE waiting times for children's assessment of need; (5) Deputy Mary Butler - waiting lists for home care supports in Waterford; (6) Deputy Thomas Byrne - the place of history in the junior cycle framework; (7) Deputy Joan Collins - delays in processing applications and issuing payments for treatment under the cross-Border directive; (8) Deputy Niamh Smyth - the downgrading of the Garda divisional headquarters in Monaghan; and (9) Deputy Robert Troy - waiting lists for home help hours in Longford and Westmeath.

The matters raised by Deputies John McGuinness, Joan Collins and Joan Burton have been selected for discussion.