Business of Seanad

I have received notice from Senator John O'Mahony that, on the motion for the Commencement of the House today, he proposes to raise the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Education and Skills to outline the teacher allocation for Shraheen national school, Knockmore, County Mayo.

I have also received notice from Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Education and Skills to make a statement on a discussion document, Shining a Light on Seclusion and Restraint in Schools in Ireland, which was published by Inclusion Ireland on 26 September 2018.

I have also received notice from Senator Lynn Ruane of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Justice and Equality to provide an update on the second Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland report.

I have also received notice from Senator Colm Burke of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Justice and Equality to establish a new system for unidentified human remains which will centralise information and streamline the identification process.

I have also received notice from Senator Maura Hopkins of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to provide an update on plans to develop a greenway between Athlone, County Westmeath, and Ballinasloe, County Galway.

I have also received notice from Senator Máire Devine of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Health to outline the reason for the delay in the publication of the review of the Jigsaw youth mental health service.

I have also received notice from Senator Maria Byrne of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection to further extend the paid maternity leave entitlement for mothers of premature babies.

I have also received notice from Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee of the following matter:

The need for the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to ring-fence funding as part of the greenway strategy for the development of the Broadmeadow Way greenway.

The matters raised by the Senators are suitable for discussion. I have selected the matters raised by Senators O'Mahony, Ó Ríordáin, Ruane and Burke and they will be taken now. The other Senators may give notice on another day of the matters they wish to raise.