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Dáil Éireann debate -
Wednesday, 9 Mar 2022

Vol. 1019 No. 4

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 Chris Andrews - to discuss public safety concerns in Dublin’s inner city in light of ongoing street battles and the stabbing of a 13-year-old boy; (2) Deputy Cormac Devlin - to discuss respite services for individuals with special needs in CHO 6; (3) Deputy David Stanton - to discuss the need to have Carrigtwohill and Midleton, County Cork recognised as one education centre for the purposes of second level school transport; (4) Deputy Marc Ó Cathasaigh - to discuss the planned response for meeting the educational needs of children coming to Ireland from Ukraine; (5) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the potential for development of offshore wind power particularly floating wind power; (6) Deputy Martin Browne - to discuss services available for children with avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, ARFID; (7) Deputy Colm Burke - to discuss the preparations for the introduction of free contraception for women aged 17 to 25 commencing in August 2022; (8) Deputy Kieran O'Donnell - to discuss plans for a temporary reduction in excise duties on fuels and other measures to reduce the impact of escalating fuel prices; and (9) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss the shortage of respite beds in east Cork.

The matters raised by Deputies Chris Andrews, Cormac Devlin, David Stanton and Marc Ó Cathasaigh have been selected for discussion.