Topical Issue Matters

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 29A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - the closure of Coghlanstown Road in County Kildare; (2) Deputy Robert Troy - to provide an update on the schools building programme; (3) Deputy Jack Chambers - call for an independent inquiry into the death of Malak Thawley; (4) Deputy Aindrias Moynihan - the new secondary school for De La Salle College, Macroom, County Cork; (5) Deputy Carol Nolan - to discuss the cuts to home-help hours in County Offaly; (6) Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy - delays in public orthodontic treatment dental services for children and adolescents in the midlands; (7) Deputy Sean Fleming - the future of Portlaoise mail centre; (8) Deputy Fergus O'Dowd - the impact of the withdrawal of a carer's allowance for a person (detail supplied); (9) Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan - concern for Irish greyhounds being exported to other jurisdictions; (10) Deputy Imelda Munster - the matter of funding for housing adaptation grants for County Louth; (11) Deputy Dara Calleary - the delays with paediatric occupational therapy services in County Mayo; (12) Deputy John Brady - to discuss the recent defamation case won by two Wicklow county councillors against the local authority; (13) Deputy Ruth Coppinger - the lack of classrooms at Pelletstown Educate Together national school that will result in pupils having to travel by bus to a neighbouring school each day from September; (14) Deputy Clare Daly - to discuss proposed changes to strengthen the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission, GSOC, and the Policing Authority; (15) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the sale of the lands at Clonkeen College, Deansgrange, County Dublin; (16) Deputy Brendan Smith - the need to prioritise the infrastructural requirements of the Border region such as the road network in Cavan and Monaghan in the mid-term capital review due to the particular difficulties that will arise for this region from the adverse impacts of Brexit; and (17) Deputy Mary Butler - the need for the Minister for Health to immediately initiate a new and independent review of the provision of cardiac care in the south east.

The matters raised by Deputies Imelda Munster, Jack Chambers, Mary Butler and Sean Fleming have been selected for discussion.