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 Bríd Smith - to discuss the impact of the quota for hook and line mackerel fishing on our coastal communities; (2) Deputy Patrick Costello - to discuss the appointment of a local community representative to the digital hub as required under the Digital Hub Development Act 2003; (3) Deputy Gino Kenny - to discuss commencement of the medical cannabis access programme; (4) Deputy Joe Flaherty - to discuss measures to fast-track delivery to community groups and projects under the just transition in the midlands; (5) Deputy Jackie Cahill - to discuss additional resources, staff and funding for early intervention services for children with disabilities in north Tipperary; (6) Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to discuss if a review into the boundary expansion between Cork city and Cork county can be undertaken; (7) Deputy Verona Murphy - to discuss engagement between the Department and the Irish Dental Association in regards to the ongoing issues in the dental treatment services scheme; (8) Deputy Darren O'Rourke - to discuss ongoing issues with the scheduling and delivery of driver theory tests; (9) Deputy Bernard J. Durkan - to discuss the need for carbon reduction and a globally sustainable agrifood business to survive side by side; (10) Deputies Mairéad Farrell and Catherine Connolly - to discuss the urgent need for an ambulance base located centrally in Conamara to ensure that Conamara receives cover all the time; (11) Deputy Brian Stanley - to discuss the important role of local employment services and jobs clubs as part of labour activation; (12) Deputies Carol Nolan, Mattie McGrath, Michael Collins, Danny Healy-Rae, Michael Healy-Rae and Richard O'Donoghue - to discuss the need for the Government to address the imminent threat of strike action within the post office network; (13) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the income limits for social housing; (14) Deputy Thomas Gould - to discuss the reconfiguration of children's disability services in Cork and the continued delay in accessing services; (15) Deputy Thomas Pringle - to discuss the need for the defence of fishermen by the Government against EU negotiations; (16) Deputy Michael Creed - to discuss progress to date regarding site acquisitions for new primary and secondary schools in Ballincollig, County Cork; (17) Deputy Violet-Anne Wynne - to discuss the delay in publication of the Department of Health's capacity review of disability services and the Indecon cost of disability report; and (18) Deputy Martin Browne - to discuss the benefits of the proposed M24 route as an alternative to the proposed M20 route from Limerick to Cork.

The matters raised by Deputies Michael Creed, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, Verona Murphy and Joe Flaherty have been selected for discussion.