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 Éamon Ó Cuív - to discuss measures to help the hospitality sector to survive the effects of Covid-19; (2) Deputy Fergus O'Dowd - to discuss access to the summer provision in special schools and the transport scheme for low-income families; (3) Deputy James Lawless - the school building plans for St. Corban’s school, Naas, and related works; (4) Deputy Duncan Smith - the urgent need to provide and distribute face coverings to the population to guard against a second wave of Covid-19; (5) Deputy Jennifer Whitmore - to discuss the accommodation needs of North Wicklow Educate Together post-primary school; (6) Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh - the need to urgently open an ASD special school in Scoil Colm in Dublin 12; (7) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the urgent need for supports for the country and Irish music industry and Irish artists following Covid-19; (8) Deputies John Lahart, Paul Murphy, Seán Crowe and Francis Noel Duffy - to discuss the decision to move Firhouse Educate Together secondary school to Citywest from September 2020; (9) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the option to establish an Oireachtas joint committee on mental health; (10) Deputies Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin - to discuss the position of leaving certificate students who are ineligible for a calculated grade; (11) Deputy Jackie Cahill - to discuss assistance to private bus companies to ensure their financial viability post-Covid-19; (12) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to discuss plans for the future of Shannon Airport; (13) Deputy Eoin Ó Broin - the provision of capital funding for new school buildings in Rathcoole, County Dublin; (14) Deputy Paul Donnelly - to discuss the Garda Síochána strategy to deal with illegal quad bikes and scrambler bikes on public roads and public parks; (15) Deputy David Cullinane - to ask the Minister with responsibility for higher education to outline the pathway to a technological university of the south east, to recognise the urgency given the south east consortium is falling behind and to outline what actions his Department can take to move the process on; and (16) Deputy Darren O'Rourke - to ask the Minister for Health to address the very serious concerns about Kilbrew nursing home, County Meath, and the residents there, and outline how the Government intends to ensure residents in private nursing homes are properly cared for and protected.

The matters raised by Deputies John Lahart, Paul Murphy and Francis Noel Duffy, Fergus O'Dowd, Duncan Smith, and Darren O'Rourke have been selected for discussion.