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) Deputies Eugene Murphy and Michael Harty - to discuss the impact of the rising flood waters nationwide, particularly in the River Shannon basin; (2) Deputy Paul Murphy - to address the issue of underfunded mental health services nationwide; (3) Deputy Pat Deering - to discuss provision of the advanced IDA facility in Carlow and the timescale for the completion of the project.; (4) Deputy Frank O'Rourke - to discuss the advancement of housing development on vacant lands at Hazelhatch in Celbridge; (5) Deputy Seán Crowe - to address the conviction of Catalan political and civic society leaders; (6) Deputy Joan Burton - to discuss the delay of a permanent school on the Phoenix Park racecourse site for Edmund Rice college; (7) Deputies Anne Rabbitte and Michael Fitzmaurice - to discuss a date to reconvene the new beef task force meeting; (8) Deputy Alan Farrell - the need for additional secondary school places in Skerries, County Dublin.; (9) Deputy Ruth Coppinger - the reduction in the education capital budget and the impact this will have in Dublin West; (10) Deputy Michael McGrath - to ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will discuss with the Garda Commissioner the allocation of Garda resources to the Cork city Garda division, and if he will make a statement on the matter.; (11) Deputy John Brassil - to ask the Minister for Health if he will discuss the reduction in bed capacity in the coronary care unit of University Hospital Kerry from five to four beds, and if will he make a statement on the matter; (12) Deputy Niamh Smyth - to ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment to address the decision of RTÉ to sell five works of art at public auction in November, and if he will make a statement on the matter; (13) Deputy Mary Butler - to discuss the Mental Health Commission report into conditions at the department of psychiatry of University Hospital Waterford; (14) Deputies Mattie McGrath, Seamus Healy, Jackie Cahill, Niall Collins, Marc MacSharry and Danny Healy-Rae - the economic impact that would follow any cancellation of the national coursing meeting in Clonmel and whether the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Deputy Madigan, will address the impasse in the granting of the licence for the 2019-20 coursing season; (15) Deputy Sean Sherlock - additional funding for the COPE foundation of €34 million to deal with allocation of resources and accommodation for people with physical and intellectual disabilities; (16) Deputy Michael Moynihan - that the Minister for Rural and Community Development would discuss the recent allocation of CLÁR funding to County Cork.; (17) Deputies David Cullinane and Pat Buckley - to discuss the situation whereby children are being admitted to adult mental health units, including that at University Hospital Waterford; and (18) Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin - the lack of progress on the new transport mobility allowance.

The matters raised by Deputies Eugene Murphy and Michael Harty, Frank O’Rourke, Pat Deering and Paul Murphy have been selected for discussion.