Adjournment Debate Matters.

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 21 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputies Martin and Quill — the need for the Minister for Education to upgrade the status of Cork Regional Technical College to that of an institute of technology in view of the internationally accepted high standards of excellence achieved by the college; (2) Deputy Costello — the need to provide statutory protection for listed buildings; (3) Deputy Broughan — the urgent need to ensure that ESAT Digifone and Eircell observe the planning laws and cease erecting microwave antennae at Sutton Park and Station Road, Sutton, Dublin 13; (4) Deputy McGinley — the need to expedite the application by Donegal County Council to have the proposed sewerage schemes for Gweedore, Burtonport and Ardara grouped together as Gaeltacht coastal schemes for EU Cohesion Funding; (5) Deputy Gallagher(Laoighis-Offaly)— the urgent need to provide a new Garda station for Tullamore, County Offaly, in view of the risk to the health and safety of the Garda Síochána and the public arising from the condition of the existing station; (6) Deputy Ring — the need for the Minister for Health to instruct the Western Health Board to appoint a dentist for the Belmullet area, County Mayo, either in a temporary or permanent capacity, in view of the delays in dental treatment for young people in the area; (7) Deputy Coughlan — the need to provide a compensation package for dry-stock farmers in County Donegal in view of the recent extension by the Russian authorities of the ban on the importation of Irish beef; (8) Deputy Sargent — the need to reconsider the approach being adopted to the waste management crisis in view of the fact that a year has elapsed since IBEC established the organisation, Repak; (9) Deputy Ó Cuív — an gá atá ann go gceadófar airgead láithreach do Scéim Uisce Inis Mór de bharr an easpa uisce atá ar an oileán agus an chontúirt atá ann go mbeidh géarchéim mhór uisce ann an samhradh seo chugainn agus an dochar a dhéanfaidh sé seo do shaol an oileáin; (10) Deputy Brendan Smith — the difficulties facing the beef and livestock sector; (11) Deputy Browne (Wexford)— the deplorable condition of St. Aidan's Primary School, Enniscorthy, Wexford, and the refusal of the Department of Education to honour a promise to upgrade the school following the amalgamation of two schools in Enniscorthy, County Wexford; (12) Deputy Tom Kitt — the question of whether troops will be sent to serve under the NATO led peacekeeping mission in the former Yugoslavia; (13) Deputies Noel Ahern and Joe Walsh — the hardship caused to members of the homeless community by the dispute at the Charles Street Centre, Dublin, and the plans, if any, the Minister for Health has to deal with the consequences of this dispute; and (14) Deputy Seán Ryan — the need to address the obnoxious smell emanating from the Loughshinny shore station, north County Dublin, which is having an effect on the residents and on the children of Loughshinny and parts of Rush, County Dublin.

The matters raised by Deputies Noel Ahern and Joe Walsh, Ó Cuív, Martin and Quill and Coughlan have been selected for discussion.