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 Tóibín - to discuss an update on negotiations with the Irish Pharmacy Union; (2) Deputy Aindrias Moynihan - to discuss the ongoing delays with the new Macroom Garda station; (3) Deputy Barry - to discuss social insurance and pension entitlements of workers in the St. Vincent’s care centre in Cork; (4) Deputies Buckley, O'Keeffe and Browne - to discuss the possible closure of greyhound tracks at Youghal and Enniscorthy; (5) Deputy Sherlock - to discuss post-primary school places for September 2020 in Carrigtwohill and the wider east Cork area; (6) Deputy Paul Murphy - to discuss the recent EPA report on water quality; (7) Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan - to discuss the Community Policing Forum in Dublin north inner city; (8) Deputy Butler - to discuss waiting times for home care supports in Waterford; (9) Deputy Funchion - to discuss the impact of insurance costs on childcare providers; (10) Deputy Harty - to discuss the survival of Clare Bus in Clare and south Galway; (11) Deputy Fitzpatrick - to discuss housing developments in Drogheda, County Louth; (12) Deputy O'Loughlin - to discuss second-level school places in Newbridge and Kildare town; (13) Deputy Mattie McGrath - to discuss tree felling licence delays and the impact on farm contractors; (14) Deputy Brady - to discuss the 150 job losses at Rondo Food, in Arklow; (15) Deputy Brassil - to discuss the need for the provision of a general purpose room for a school; (16) Deputy Troy - to discuss actions being taken to tackle fraudulent insurance claims in his Department; (17) Deputy O'Rourke - to discuss the advancement of housing development at Hazelhatch, Celbridge, County Kildare; (18) Deputy Thomas Byrne - to discuss improving the pupil-teacher ratio in DEIS band 1 schools; (19) Deputy Ó Laoghaire - to discuss industrial action being taken by school secretaries; (20) Deputy Donnelly - to discuss the closure of residential admissions at St. Joseph’s dementia care home, Shankill, County Dublin; and (21) Deputy Lahart - to discuss hospitals charging patients and visitors to charge their mobile phones.

The matters raised by Deputies Tóibín, Buckley, O'Keeffe and Browne, Sherlock and Thomas Byrne have been selected for discussion.