Wednesday, 1 February 1995
Seanad Éireann Debate
The need for the Minister for Education to extend public liability insurance for pupils attending Carrick-on-Shannon community school in order that school buses may dispatch and pick up students in the car park of the sports complex adjoining the community school, and so resolve a disagreement between CIE and the Summerhill Residents Association.
The need for the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry to outline the action taken by his Department to limit the loss of milk production at primary level from sensitive zones to other areas of the country, particularly  in view of the present situation at Shannonside.
The need for the Minister of the Environment to outline when the study of funding of local government will be commissioned and when it is likely to report given the strong feeling of inequity among people concerning service charges.
The need for the Minister for Finance to immediately provide assistance to those affected by the widespread flooding in the Shannon/Suck catchment area and to take steps to avoid the recurrence of such flooding.
To ask the Minister for Finance to outline the action he proposes to take to deal with the very serious flooding problems at Sixmilebridge. Ballyvaughan and Leadmore. County Clare; and if funding will be provided  to deal with the flooding problems in these areas.
I regard the matters raised as suitable for discussion on the Adjournment. I have selected Senator Mooney's and Senator Naughten's matters and they will be taken at the conclusion of business. The other Senators may give notice on another day of the matter they wish to raise.
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