Business of Seanad.

I have notice from Senator Paddy Burke that, on the motion for the Adjournment of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Education and Science to give the up to date position in regard to a new sports hall for Davitt College, Castlebar, County Mayo.

I have received notice from Senator Diarmuid Wilson of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Education and Science to give an up to date report on the architectural design tender for St. Killians national school, Mullagh, County Cavan.

I have received notice from Senator Shane Ross of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources to ensure that RTE's FM services is received all over Northern Ireland thereby enabling residents of Northern Ireland to access RTE.

I have received notice from Senator Cecilia Keaveney of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform to outline the interventions being used to reduce youth anti-social offending or re-offending in areas where there are no juvenile diversion programmes in place.

I have received notice from Senator Pearse Doherty of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Health and Children to address the situation in Letterkenny General Hospital which is to close one of its 20-bed wards owing to budget constraints and to indicate if she believes that this will adversely affect patient care.

I have received notice from Senator Jerry Buttimer of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Health and Children to outline her strategy to provide social worker cover in Cork City at weekend hours.

I have also received notice from Senator Nicky McFadden of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform to outline his views on the proposed liberalising of the gambling and gaming laws.

I regard the matters raised by Senators as suitable for discussion on the Adjournment. I have selected the matters raised by Senators Paddy Burke, Diarmuid Wilson and Shane Ross and they will be taken at the conclusion of business. The remaining Senators may give notice on another day of the matters they wish to raise.