Ábhair Shaincheisteanna Tráthúla - 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 Sean Sherlock - to discuss consultation with workers at GSK Cork on the announcement of its sale to Thermo Fischer Scientific; (2) Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin - to discuss HSE approval of access to Spinraza for children with spinal muscular atrophy up to 18 years of age; (3) Deputy Sean Fleming - to discuss the future of the An Post mail centre in Portlaoise; (4) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - to discuss the crisis in Naas General Hospital; (5) Deputy James Lawless - to discuss delays with the new school building for Naas community college, County Kildare; (6) Deputy Martin Ferris - to discuss a brown crab fishery management plan; (7) Deputy Joan Collins - to discuss the decision to close a 27-bed unit in St. Mary’s Hospital, Phoenix Park; (8) Deputy Peadar Tóibín - to discuss ways to address the commuter crises throughout Ireland; and (9) Deputy Louise O'Reilly - to discuss scoliosis waiting lists for children.

The matters raised by Deputies Sean Sherlock, Sean Fleming, Louise O'Reilly and Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin have been selected for discussion.