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 Dara Calleary and James Lawless - to discuss the proposed removal of rail infrastructure from Dublin Port as a consequence of Brexit-related capacity pressure; (2) Deputies Fergus O'Dowd and Ged Nash - to discuss the need for a full-time Garda station in Laytown, County Meath; (3) Deputy Michael Creed - to discuss a detailed update on progress regarding site acquisition for new primary and secondary schools in Ballincollig, County Cork; (4) Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to discuss if a review of the boundary expansion between Cork city and County Cork can be undertaken; (5) Deputies Éamon Ó Cuív, Louise O'Reilly and Catherine Connolly - to discuss the need for clarity on the legality of consumption of alcohol at tables outside of restaurants and pubs; (6) Deputies Carol Nolan, Mattie McGrath, Michael Collins, Danny Healy-Rae, Michael Healy-Rae and Richard O'Donoghue - to discuss the imminent threat of strike action within the post office network; (7) Deputy Bernard J. Durkan - to discuss the need for carbon reduction and a globally sustainable agrifood business to survive side by side; (8) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the income limits for social housing; (9) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss Irish Water's responsibilities with regard to reported faults as well as the maintenance of water and sewerage infrastructure; (10) Deputy Chris Andrews - to discuss regeneration of social housing and flat complexes in Dublin's inner city given the ruling by the European Committee of Social Rights; (11) Deputy Bríd Smith - to discuss the closure of Hesed House mental health services in Inchicore; (12) Deputy Darren O'Rourke - to discuss ongoing issues with the scheduling and delivery of driver theory tests; (13) Deputy Thomas Pringle - to discuss the need for the defence of fishermen by the Government at EU negotiations; (14) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to discuss what progress is being made in the efforts to establish a living wage as committed to in the programme for Government; (15) Deputy Thomas Gould - to discuss the reconfiguration of children’s disability services in County Cork and the continued delay in accessing services; (16) Deputy Jackie Cahill - to discuss additional resources, staff and funding for early intervention services for children with disabilities in north Tipperary; and (17) Deputy Verona Murphy - to discuss engagement with the Irish Dental Association about ongoing issues with the dental service scheme.

The matters raised by Deputies Dara Calleary and James Lawless; Deputies Fergus O'Dowd and Ged Nash; Deputies Éamon Ó Cuív, Louise O'Reilly and Catherine Connolly; and Deputy Dessie Ellis have been selected for discussion.