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 37 and the name of the Member in each case:(1) Deputies Thomas Pringle and Johnny Guirke -to discuss the bog slide incident in Meenbog, County Donegal, caused by wind farm development; (2) Deputy Niamh Smyth - to discuss the need to address concerns regarding direct provision centres in Monaghan; (3) Deputies Aengus Ó Snodaigh, Patrick Costello and Bríd Smith - to discuss the provision of autism spectrum disorder, ASD, education in Dublin 12 and the future for Scoil Colm in Crumlin; (4) Deputy Chris Andrews - to discuss raising standards on cement trucks pre-dating 2018 to prevent cement leaks on roads and increased risks to road users; (5) Deputy Cian O'Callaghan - to discuss actions to ensure as many young people as possible attend Belmayne Educate Together Secondary School; (6) Deputy John Brady - to discuss plans for the disused Bray District Court courthouse and consideration for community use; (7) Deputy Darren O'Rourke - to discuss the urgent need to improve the customer service provided by telecommunications and utility companies; (8) Deputy Michael McNamara - to discuss the extension of the defective concrete block scheme to County Clare; (9) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the possible proposed closure of the Fermoy-Michelstown SouthDoc services in east Cork; (10) Deputy Jim O'Callaghan - to discuss permitting teenagers and young people to play competitive sporting fixtures if level 3 restrictions are imposed; (11) Deputy Martin Kenny - to discuss involvement of an Garda Síochána in a joint EU-funded research project called ROXANNE, real-time network, text, and speaker analytics for combating organized crime; (12) Deputy Paul Donnelly - to discuss why timeframes for building new schools are taking longer than projected; (13) Deputy Mattie McGrath - to discuss on-campus activity in third level institutions and the level of fees and accommodation charges for students; (14) Deputy Kieran O'Donnell - to discuss an update on the strategy on affordable housing; (15) Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to discuss an allowance from the HSE to cover additional waste costs incurred due to disability; (16) Deputy Louise O'Reilly - to discuss the threat to jobs at Rehab Enterprises; (17) Deputies Mark Ward and Mairéad Farrell - to discuss the delay in processing primary medical certificates and the impact of delays on applicants; (18) Deputies Joe Flaherty and Sorca Clarke - to discuss concerns over the future of the diabetes clinic at the Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar; (19) Deputy Emer Higgins - to discuss building a more effective Covid-19 advertising strategy; (20) Deputy Carol Nolan - to discuss the provision of permanent accommodation for the school community at Gaelscoil na Laochra, Birr, County Offaly; (21) Deputy Kathleen Funchion - to discuss support for Project Carlow 2040: A Vision for Regeneration; (22) Deputy Matt Carthy - to discuss funding of the group home in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, in budget 2021; and (23) Deputy Eoin Ó Broin - to discuss the review of the primary medical certificate legislation and regulations in light of the recent Supreme Court ruling.

The matters raised by Deputies Thomas Pringle and Johnny Guirke, Michael McNamara, Joe Flaherty and Sorca Clarke, and Emer Higgins have been selected for discussion.