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) Deputies Michael McGrath and Pearse Doherty - the outstanding claims following the collapse of Setanta Insurance in 2014; (2) Deputy Sean Fleming - to consider revision of the pension system to take consideration of family and carer commitments; (3) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - the status of the day care centre in Monasterevin, County Kildare; (4) Deputy Kevin O'Keeffe - the situation at St. Patrick's Community Hospital, Fermoy, County Cork; (5) Deputies Danny Healy-Rae and Jackie Cahill - concerns over changes to stamp duty on land transfers and farm land purchases; (6) Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - to discuss the contact centre at Togher Family Centre; (7) Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy - to discuss Garda resources in the Laois-Offaly division; (8) Deputy Martin Kenny - ongoing delays with 2016 green low-carbon agri-environment scheme, GLAS, payments; (9) Deputy Shane Cassells - requirement for additional Garda resources in County Meath; (10) Deputy Dessie Ellis - the possible closure of the Glasnevin Avenue post office; (11) Deputy John Lahart - the recent Church of Scientology opening at Firhouse Road in south Dublin; (12) Deputy Mattie McGrath - the availability of resources to deal with damage caused by Storm Ophelia; (13) Deputy Brian Stanley - the delayed decision on 24-hour emergency service at the Midlands Regional Hospital at Portlaoise; (14) Deputy John Brady - the serious flooding at North Beach, Arklow, County Wicklow; (15) Deputy Noel Rock - the closure of the Finglas east post office; (16) Deputy Dara Calleary - the need to address river cleaning and drainage in advance of winter storms; (17) Deputy Mick Wallace - the accuracy of the system for recording house and apartment building completions; (18) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the implications for Ireland of possible corporate tax changes in the US; (19) Deputy Aindrias Moynihan - the need for a new secondary school for De La Salle College, Macroom, County Cork; and (20) Deputy Louise O'Reilly - industrial relations issues in the health sector's section 39 agencies.

The matters raised by Deputies Shane Cassells, Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy, and Dara Calleary and John Brady have been selected for discussion.