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 Fergus O'Dowd - to discuss provision of further resources to tackle drug abuse in the Drogheda and east Meath area; (2) Deputy John McGuinness - to discuss the availability of High Court judges in Kilkenny; (3) Deputy Catherine Murphy - to discuss the special permissions required for medical professionals when moving into self-employment as general practitioners; (4) Deputy Denis Naughten - to discuss home care funding, which causes delays in the discharge of patients from the National Rehabilitation Hospital; (5) Deputy Thomas Pringle - to discuss respite services in County Donegal for children with additional special needs; (6) Deputy Joan Burton - to discuss the proposed transfer of the Rotunda Hospital to Blanchardstown, Dublin 15; (7) Deputy Mary Butler - to discuss the rising costs of insurance for St. Martin's special school, Waterford; (8) Deputy Michael Moynihan - to discuss funding for the regeneration of Kanturk Town Park, Cork; (9) Deputy Thomas Byrne - to discuss the constitutional right of all children to access education on World Children's Day; (10) Deputy Mattie McGrath - to discuss the Government's efforts to reduce costs of insurance and increase its availability; and (11) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - to discuss the lack of second level school places in Newbridge and Kildare town.

The matters raised by Deputies Fergus O'Dowd, Joan Burton and Michael Moynihan have been selected for discussion. The matter raised by Deputy McGuinness was also selected but is to be replaced.