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 Aodhán Ó Ríordáin - to discuss the outstanding issues that are preventing the establishment of the Stardust inquiry; (2) Deputy Marc Ó Cathasaigh - to discuss an update on the realignment of hospital services in the south east and the provision of 24-7 cardiac care; (3) Deputy Sean Sherlock - to discuss funding for the N73 upgrade between Mallow and Mitchelstown on road safety grounds; (4) Deputies Verona Murphy, Paul Kehoe and Johnny Mythen - to discuss plans to prevent the recurrence of the recent contamination of the water supply at Creagh water treatment plant; (5) Deputy Mark Ward - to discuss the illegal use of fireworks in the run-up to Halloween; (6) Deputies Jennifer Whitmore and John Brady - to discuss the closure of an outdoor recreational business due to increasing insurance costs; (7) Deputies Thomas Gould and Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss delays in completing inquests at Cork coroner's court; (8) Deputy Pa Daly - to discuss the crisis at University Hospital Kerry (9) Deputy John Lahart - to discuss the significant delays experienced by customers of An Post in respect of international parcels as a result of Brexit and new EU customs rules; (10) Deputy Pauline Tully - to discuss solutions to the lack of home care assistants for in-home care; (11) Deputy Cian O'Callaghan - to discuss conditions in Gaelcholáiste Reachrann secondary school in Donaghmede, Dublin; (12) Deputy Brian Stanley - to discuss issues concerning ambulance services in Laois and Offaly; (13) Deputy Kieran O'Donnell - to discuss Government proposals for air-route support schemes in respect of Shannon Airport; (14) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the proposed closure of the Owenacurra mental health centre, Midleton; (15) Deputy Violet-Anne Wynne - to discuss maternity restrictions in hospitals; (16) Deputy Paul Murphy - to discuss the further delays in MetroLink and DART extension plans; and (17) Deputy James O'Connor - to discuss the provision of resources for residential mental health facilities in the east Cork area.

The matters raised by Deputies Aodhán Ó Ríordáin; James O'Connor; Verona Murphy, Paul Kehoe and Johnny Mythen; and Jennifer Whitmore and John Brady have been selected for discussion.