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) Deputy Thomas McEllistrim — to call on the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport and her Department to assist Kerry in any way possible in its bid presentation to the International Children's Games to host the games in Tralee in 2015; (2) Deputy Mattie McGrath — the issue of ownership of lands at Killkilahara, County Tipperary and the need for clarification on the related unapproved McKechnie report 2010; (3) Deputy Joe Costello — the need for the Minister for Education and Skills to state when she will provide a permanent school building for Gaelscoil Bharra, Cabra; (4) Deputy Michael Ring — to ask the Minister for Finance in conjunction with the Office of Public Works and the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government to immediately provide the necessary funding to deal with the ongoing flooding problem in Newport, County Mayo; (5) Deputy Tom Hayes — to ask the Minister for Environment, Heritage and Local Government to outline his Department's position regarding funding for rural sewerage schemes in villages in South Tipperary and to clarify the situation regarding Golden, County Tipperary, which South Tipperary County Council recently submitted for funding, and which has been refused; (6) Deputy Eamon Scanlon — the up-to-date position on the upgrade of the N4 between Castlebaldwin and Collooney, County Sligo, and the fact that so many people have been killed on this stretch of road over the last number of years; (7) Deputies Michael Kennedy, Tom Kitt, Kathleen Lynch — the statutory inquiry into human rights violations in Magdalene Laundries; (8) Deputy Jimmy Deenihan — that the Government would review its proposal to amalgamate Kerry Education Service with County Limerick and city of Limerick VECs; (9) Deputy Alan Shatter — the delay of up to eight months for an initial appointment with the HSE hearing services at Sheaf House, Tallaght, Dublin 24, for patients requiring a hearing aid and a further two months delay for a second appointment for the hearing aid to be supplied and fitted; (10) Deputy Lucinda Creighton — the labour market activation fund; and (11) Deputy Simon Coveney — State procurement contracts granted to Irish companies. The matters raised by Deputies Lucinda Creighton; Michael Kennedy, Tom Kitt and Kathleen Lynch; and Simon Coveney have been selected for discussion.