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 Robert Troy - the delay in the sports capital grant announcements; (2) Deputies Seán Haughey, John Lahart and Darragh O'Brien - the need for additional emergency ambulances in the Dublin fire service; (3) Deputies Mary Butler and David Cullinane - child psychology services in the Waterford area; (4) Deputy Niamh Smyth - the need to address flooding here; (5) Deputy James Lawless - decisions on the Leixlip and Celbridge local area plans; (6) Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív - funding for Traveller-specific issues highlighted in the Traveller community survey; (7) Deputy Tom Neville - traffic calming on the N69 at Kilcornan, County Limerick; (8) Deputy Thomas P. Broughan - the problem of joyriding and anti-social behaviour in the Dublin Bay North constituency; (9) Deputy Kevin O'Keeffe - the urgent need for the appointment of a full-time medical officer and the restoration of respite services at St. Patrick's community hospital, Fermoy, County Cork; (10) Deputy Clare Daly - the publication of the Ombudsman's report into the administration of the Magdalen restorative justice scheme; (11) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the EPA report on Ireland's increased CO2 emissions and reliance on fossil fuels; (12) Deputy Mick Wallace - the NAMA policy of deleting emails of former staff after one year; (13) Deputy Dessie Ellis - the role of local authorities in the delivery of maintenance and not being reliant on the private sector; (14) Deputy Lisa Chambers - the need for the Minister for Defence to make a statement on a serving Air Corps whistleblower who is now facing discharge as a result of a work-related industrial dispute; (15) Deputies Bríd Smith and Gino Kenny - the proposal that the Revenue Commissioners will collect the broadcasting fee; and (16) Deputies James Browne, John Brassil and Billy Kelleher - the provision of the Respreeza medication.

The matters raised by Deputies Robert Troy; Tom Neville; Seán Haughey, John Lahart and Darragh O'Brien; and Bríd Smith and Gino Kenny have been selected for discussion.