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Dáil Éireann díospóireacht -
Thursday, 22 Oct 2015

Vol. 894 No. 1

Topical Issue Matters

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 27A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - the need to amend legislation to address the low rate of prosecutions for drink-driving offences; (2) Deputy Michelle Mulherin - the need to amend the student grant scheme and the student support regulations to accommodate those working abroad as charitable volunteers; (3) Deputy Bernard J. Durkan - the need to amend the law on bail; (4) Deputy Noel Harrington - the need to consider regulations for the fitting of location tracking devices in all vehicles here to address theft; (5) Deputy Sean Fleming - the need for new building projects for primary and secondary schools in Monasterevin, County Kildare; (6) Deputy Clare Daly - the need to address the regular movements of US military refuelling planes through Shannon in the context of the Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen; (7) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the need to find a resolution to the stand-off with residents in Carrickmines, County Dublin, in respect of Traveller accommodation; (8) Deputy Brendan Smith - the need for steps to be taken to address the escalating violence in Jerusalem; and (9) Deputy Mick Wallace - the need to discuss the circumstances leading to the resignation of Mr. Billy Walsh from the Irish Amateur Boxing Association.

The matters raised by Deputies Michelle Mulherin, Sean Fleming, Noel Harrington and Thomas P. Broughan have been selected for discussion.