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 Brian Leddin - to discuss road safety on rural roads, in light of an 11-year-old girl being killed in County Kerry this week while cycling; (2) Deputy Verona Murphy - to discuss when a directive will issue to hospital groups on access to maternity care appointments for birthing partners; (3) Deputy John Lahart - to discuss strategic housing developments and investment funds; (4) Deputy Marian Harkin - to discuss the Government plan for the provision of a cath lab at Sligo University Hospital; (5) Deputy Niamh Smyth - to roll out a national public health campaign on menopause, emphasising educational information and available supports; (6) Deputies Violet-Anne Wynne and Martin Browne - to discuss the inclusion of Bedrocan under the compassionate access programme, CAP; (7) Deputy Darren O'Rourke - to discuss support for, and the future of, the Irish aviation sector; (8) Deputies Maurice Quinlivan and Kieran O'Donnell - to discuss the issue of overcrowding at the University Hospital Limerick and progress on the new bed ward block; and (9) Deputy Martin Kenny - funding of suicide prevention services in the north west.

The matters raised by Deputies Brian Leddin; Niamh Smyth; Maurice Quinlivan and Kieran O'Donnell; and John Lahart have been selected for discussion.