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 Marc MacSharry - to address matters regarding applications for prospecting licences in north County Leitrim; (2) Deputy Neasa Hourigan - to discuss an update on plans to convene a citizens' assembly to consider matters relating to drugs use; (3) Deputy Jennifer Whitmore - to discuss the inability of Wicklow residents to register births and apply for birth certificates; (4) Deputy Kieran O'Donnell - to discuss plans for the review of housing density guidelines for sustainable urban living outside of Dublin and city centres; (5) Deputies Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire and Thomas Gould - to discuss the shortage of resources and waiting times for children’s disability network teams in Cork; (6) Deputy Pearse Doherty - to address the publication of the Brandon report; (7) Deputies Joan Collins, Gino Kenny and Richard Boyd Barrett - to address the decision by Israel to designate a number of non-governmental organisations as terrorist organisations; (8) Deputy Jennifer Carroll MacNeill - to discuss the ongoing issues with water quality in Dublin Bay; (9) Deputies Claire Kerrane and Mairéad Farrell - to address the rejection of municipal district budgets by all municipal districts in Galway County Council; (10) Deputies Martin Kenny and Ruairí Ó Murchú - to discuss the industrial dispute by Garda superintendents causing Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission investigation delays; (11) Deputy Verona Murphy - to address the regulation of planning authorities following recent judgments; (12) Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan - to address plans to upgrade the Carrignavar wastewater treatment facility; (13) Deputy Maurice Quinlivan - to discuss the omission from the national development plan of the northern distributor road in Limerick; and (14) Deputy Martin Browne - to address the need to secure additional funding for track renewal on the Ballybrophy railway line.

The matters raised by Deputies Kerrane and Mairéad Farrell, Carroll MacNeill, Pádraig Ó Sullivan and MacSharry have been selected for discussion.