I have received notice from the following Senators that they propose to raise the following matters on the Commencement:
Senator Fiona O'Loughlin:
The need for the Minister for Education to provide an update on the relocation of the Curragh education and training board school to the former Magee Barracks in County Kildare.
Senator Mary Seery Kearney:
The need for the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage to make a statement on his Department's response to the report of the working group examining defects in purpose-built apartments and duplexes constructed between 1991 and 2013.
Senator Micheál Carrigy:
The need for the Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications to make a statement on the future of Lough Ree Power station, Lanesborough, County Longford.
Senator Garret Ahearn:
The need for the Minister for Health to make a statement on the provision of funding for fertility treatment in Ireland.
Senator Martin Conway:
The need for the Minister for Health to make a statement on the number of long Covid clinics currently operating and number of people waiting to access these clinics.
Senator Marie Sherlock:
The need for the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment to make a statement on the signing into law of the employment regulation order for the security industry.
Senator Maria Byrne:
The need for the Minister for Health to make a statement on the rent-a-room scheme in the context of the medical card income assessment.
The matters raised by the Senators are suitable for discussion and I have selected Senators O'Loughlin, Seery Kearney, Carrigy, Ahearn, Conway and Sherlock and they will be taken now. Senator Byrne may give notice on another day of the matter she wishes to raise.