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) Deputy Catherine Connolly - le plé na himpleachtaí ó thaobh chúrsaí sláinte agus sábháilteachta de bharr easpa dul chun cinn ar obair riachtanach ar ché Inis Oírr; (2) Deputy Cathal Crowe - to discuss any further measures to assist the aviation industry in light of the latest travel restrictions; (3) Deputy Jennifer Murnane O'Connor - to discuss a funding allocation for Carlow Women's Aid for 2021; (4) Deputy Jennifer Whitmore - to discuss concerns regarding the integrity of certain heritage sites in west Wicklow (details supplied); (5) Deputy Niamh Smyth - to discuss the deterioration of our local and national road network following Covid-19 lockdown; (6) Deputies Brian Stanley and Mark Ward - to discuss the need for improved access for children to psychological assessments, speech and language therapy and occupational therapy in Laois and Offaly; (7) Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to discuss an update on a new special school in Cork and progress to date in identifying a suitable building or site; (8) Deputy Michael McNamara - to discuss the insufficient capacity for school enrolment in County Clare; (9) Deputy Pearse Doherty - to discuss the current funding allocation for the retrofitting scheme for social housing; (10) Deputies Mattie McGrath, Carol Nolan and Michael Collins - to discuss the ongoing challenges facing third level students due to their student accommodation costs; (11) Deputy Ruairí Ó Murchú - to discuss the roll-out of the national broadband plan, particularly potential setbacks to the acceleration of the project; (12) Deputy Joe Flaherty - to discuss the cessation of services at the paediatric diabetes clinic at the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar; (13) Deputies Mairéad Farrell and Kathleen Funchion - to discuss delaying the dissolution of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes to examine the destruction of testimonies of survivors; (14) Deputy Emer Higgins - to discuss the introduction of vitamin D into our Covid-19 strategy to reduce ICU admissions and to save lives; (15) Deputy Jackie Cahill - to discuss the financial implications of the decision to cancel all point-to-point races for the national hunt industry; and (16) Deputy Matt Carthy - to discuss current funding plans for the opening of the group home in Carrickmacross for people with physical and sensory disabilities.

The matters raised by Deputies Catherine Connolly, Joe Flaherty, Emer Higgins and Ruairí Ó Murchú have been selected for discussion.