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 Pat Buckley - to discuss the current situation regarding the MV Alta wreckage in Ballycotton, east Cork; (2) Deputies Darren O'Rourke and Ruairí Ó Murchú - to discuss the corporate structure and financial status of National Broadband Ireland; (3) Deputies Joe Carey and Kieran O'Donnell - to discuss the findings and recommendations of NewEra's medium-term financial review of the Shannon Group; (4) Deputy Jennifer Murnane O'Connor - to discuss the design and delivery of the next EU LEADER programme from 2023; (5) Deputy Chris Andrews - to discuss the 14.4% cost increase for school transport for children with additional needs in the south Dublin area; (6) Deputy Verona Murphy - to discuss if the EU Brexit Adjustment Reserve fund will recognise Rosslare Europort as Ireland's most strategic port post-Brexit; (7) Deputy Brendan Smith - to discuss the need for a comprehensive investigation in this State and in Northern Ireland into the bombing in Belturbet, County Cavan in December 1972; (8) Deputy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin - to discuss the waiting times for assessment of need and access to early intervention disability services for children in the Dublin north city and county area; (9) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - to discuss Government proposals to address vacant properties and over-shop living; and (10) Deputy Gino Kenny - to discuss yesterday’s Seanad vote calling on the Government to support a TRIPS waiver on Covid-19 vaccine technology.

The matters raised by Deputies Buckley, O'Donnell and Carey, Murnane O'Connor and Brendan Smith have been selected for discussion.