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Dáil Éireann díospóireacht -
Wednesday, 20 Apr 1994

Vol. 441 No. 6

Adjournment Debate Matters.

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 20 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Crawford — the provision of funding for a water supply to Monaghan town, either by North Monaghan Deep Well Systems or from the existing Kilkitt scheme in mid-Monaghan, and when this scheme will begin; (2) Deputy Deasy — the need to take steps to improve the present unsatisfactory level of community welfare service in Dungarvan, County Waterford; (3) Deputy Deenihan — the difficulty experienced by a number of US citizens who have applied for naturalisation in this country having lived here for some time and whose applications have been rejected by the Department of Justice; (4) Deputy Jim Mitchell — the continuing serious problem of illegal moneylenders and the way in which continuing restriction on the help community welfare officers may provide with rent and ESB arrears and other matters is worsening the problem; (5) Deputy Jim Higgins — the need for an independent inquiry in relation to the circumstances surrounding the mixing up of patient notes at a hospital (details supplied) having regard to the reply to Parliamentary Question No. 183 of 19 April; (6) Deputy Gilmore — the need for the Government to make representations to the US authorities regarding the difficulties encountered by young Irish people in obtaining non-immigrant visas to visit the United States; (7) Deputy McCormack — the circulation by the Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht of information pertaining to Gaeltacht grant approvals to applicants who did not contact the Minister, together with canvassing material for the European elections.

The matters raised by Deputies Gilmore, Deenihan, Crawford and Deasy have been selected for discussion.