Adjournment Debate Matters.

Thursday, 28 October 2004

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 591 No. 2

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An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Séamus Pattison  Zoom on Séamus Pattison  The following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 21 were received by the Ceann Comhairle, and this is a list of the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Gilmore — the proposed relocation of Bord Iascaigh Mhara from Dún Laoghaire to Clonakilty, County Cork; (2) Deputies Pat Breen and James Breen — to ask the Minister why a CAT scanner has not been installed at Ennis General Hospital when the funding has been provided for same; (3) Deputy Eamon Ryan — if the Minister will outline the maximum level of central Government funding that could be made available for the rebuilding of a swimming pool (details supplied) which closed on 15 July last; (4) Deputy Upton — if the Minister will provide a voucher system to allow public clients of the health service obtain speech therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy services; (5) Deputy Perry — to call on the Minister to clarify the illegal charge of over 8,000 persons over the age of 70 in respect of charges for long-term care in community-district hospitals, community nursing units and private nursing homes; (6) Deputy Durkan — to raise on the Adjournment of the House the reply to Question No. 158 of 21 October 2004; (7) Deputy Mulcahy — if the Minister will consult the Food Safety Authority of Ireland with regard to the Commission proposal to place on the market a rape seed oil product (details supplied) genetically modified for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosphate; (8) Deputy Lynch — the need for the Government to provide assistance to householders and traders in Cork who have suffered significant loss and damage to property arising from serious flooding and to address the ongoing cause of regular flooding in the area; (9) Deputy Gogarty — the reason a person (details supplied) was not told by health board officials that they had a sibling (details supplied) in foster care and the reason an investigation into alleged abuse at a residential institution was not proceeded with; (10) Deputy Costello — the need for the Minister to provide paid legal representation for a family (details supplied) at the Morris tribunal; (11) Deputy Seán Ryan — the delay in providing the promised and long overdue new facilities for people with an intellectual disability accommodated in St. Ita’s Hospital, Portrane, County Dublin; (12) Deputy Allen — to ask the Minister the steps being taken to help business people and householders who have suffered serious losses because of flooding in the Cork area; (13) Deputy Twomey — to seek adjournment of the House to discuss what steps will be taken by the Government to give relief to those who have been affected by the severe flooding in the south and south east and are there any plans to step up a scheme similar to the one of approximately two [437]years ago which was administered by the Red Cross.

The matters raised by the following Deputies have been selected for discussion: Deputies Pat Breen and James Breen, Gogarty, Mulcahy and Costello.

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