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 27A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Holly Cairns - to discuss Ireland’s commitments to climate action at COP26; (2) Deputy Neasa Hourigan - to discuss ongoing infrastructure improvements within the neonatal intensive care unit services at the Rotunda Maternity Hospital, Dublin; (3) Deputy Jennifer Whitmore - to discuss lack of access to appointments to register births and to apply for birth certificates in County Wicklow; (4) Deputy Barry Cowen - to discuss ensuring that measures to enhance competition in the energy sector are implemented and enforced; (5) Deputy Catherine Connolly - to discuss threats to public safety as a result of the increase in assaults occurring in Eyre Square and the streets of Galway; (6) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to discuss removal of Pineview Gardens estate in Moyross, Limerick, from the red zone demolition category; (7) Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to discuss plans to upgrade the Carrignavar wastewater treatment facility; (8) Deputies Martin Kenny, Ruairí Ó Murchú and Pa Daly - to discuss the provision of community care for the elderly; and (9) Deputy Verona Murphy - to discuss the insurance crisis in Ireland to prevent the closure of hundreds of Irish businesses and the suspension of sporting events.

The matters raised by Deputies Cairns, Cowen and Connolly have been selected for discussion.