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 Mary Butler - to discuss the Mental Health Commission report on conditions at the department of psychiatry, University Hospital Waterford; (2) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss the proposed developments at the site of the Church of the Annunciation, Finglas; (3) Deputy Michael McGrath - to discuss the allocation of Garda resources to the Cork city Garda division; (4) Deputies Catherine Martin, Bríd Smith, Mick Barry, Eamon Ryan, Paul Murphy and Richard Boyd Barrett - to discuss the proposed Shannon liquified natural gas, LNG, terminal and importation of fracked gas; (5) Deputy John McGuinness - to discuss the terms of reference relative to the death of Shane O’Farrell; (6) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the need for funding for the winter plan at Cork University Hospital; (7) Deputy Michael Moynihan - to discuss the recent allocation of CLÁR funding for County Cork; (8) Deputy James Browne - to discuss appointing a neuro-nurse to the south-eastern region from a base in University Hospital Waterford; (9) Deputies Mattie McGrath and Gino Kenny - to discuss the resignation of the chief procurement officer from the board of the national children’s hospital; (10) Deputy Sean Sherlock - to discuss the use of the public services card as identification for banking purposes; (11) Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy - to discuss provision of a physiotherapy room for the Offaly school of special education; (12) Deputy John Brassil - to discuss the need for a second CT scanner at University Hospital Kerry; (13) Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin - to discuss appropriate resourcing to the drugs and alcohol task forces to carry out their role in the national drugs strategy; and (14) Deputy Pat The Cope Gallagher - to discuss the proposed withdrawal of funding to ParentStop support services in County Donegal.

The matters raised by Deputies Michael Moynihan, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Sean Sherlock and Pat The Cope Gallagher have been selected for discussion.