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 Bernard J. Durkan - to discuss Garda resources in north Kildare towns; (2) Deputy Timmy Dooley - to discuss the threatened redundancies at Avara pharmaceuticals in Shannon, County Clare; (3) Deputy John Curran - to discuss access to primary school places for families in Rathcoole; (4) Deputy Catherine Murphy - to discuss the lack of school transport places and the associated qualifying criteria; (5) Deputy Mary Butler - to discuss the impact of Garda divisional changes in Waterford; (6) Deputy Michael Moynihan - to discuss the allocation of CLÁR funding to County Cork; (7) Deputy Eugene Murphy - to discuss delays in payments under the turf cutting compensation scheme; (8) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - to discuss respite and residential care supports in Kildare and nationwide; (9) Deputy Dessie Ellis - to discuss the development of the Ballymun shopping centre site; (10) Deputy John Brady - to discuss the Data Protection Commissioner’s report into the public services card; (11) Deputy Thomas Byrne - to discuss the recheck of leaving certificate results and places at third level institutions; (12) Deputy Mattie McGrath - to discuss the emergence of rabbit haemorrhagic disease, RHD, in the hare population; (13) Deputy Pat The Cope Gallagher - to discuss the number of HSE vacant posts within County Donegal that require the sanction of the National Director of Operations; and (14) Deputy Pat Buckley - to discuss funding for Cobh Community Hospital in east Cork.

The matters raised by Deputies Bernard J. Durkan, Timmy Dooley, Catherine Murphy and Dessie Ellis have been selected for discussion.

Sitting suspended at 1.50 p.m. and resumed at 2.50 p.m.