Dáil Éireann - Volume 436 - 01 December, 1993

Adjournment Debate Matters.

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 20 and the name of the Member in each case: Deputy Michael Kitt — when funding will be provided for Clontuskert group water scheme, Ballinasloe, County Galway; Deputy Enda Kenny — the urgent need to increase rural policing in County Mayo in view of a recent spate of robberies and break-ins, in particular the holding at gunpoint of a 12-year-old girl in the course of a robbery (details supplied); Deputy Kenneally — the difficulties experienced by handicapped pupils at St. Joseph's Special School in Waterford in moving between floors; and the need for urgent action in the matter; Deputy Crawford — the form, cost and number of maps to be supplied for area aid purposes in view of widespread confusion in the matter; Deputy Broughan — the need for funding to refurbish Kilbarrack DART Station; Deputy Barrett — the lack of resources available to the County Dublin coroner resulting in unacceptable delays and difficulties in carrying out post-mortem examinations; Deputy Gregory — the recent widely published assertions that agents of MI5 are operating in the State; and the serious implications of these assertions in the context of Article 2 of the Anglo-Irish Agreement which provides that the authorities of each State must operate within their own jurisdiction; Deputy Frances Fitzgerald — the collection of data and information on HIV infection; and the implications for future Government policy; Deputy Deenihan — the urgent need to provide the necessary finance [1191] to enable the Southern Health Board to provide a kidney dialysis unit at Tralee General Hospital; Deputy McManus — the low level of road grant allocated to Bray UDC in view of the increased length of roadway in Bray town; Deputy Jim Higgins — the difficulties caused for 20,000 woodwork students and 15,000 home economics students due to sit the junior certificate in 1994 due to the failure to clarify the assessment procedures and criteria to be used; Deputy Michael Ahern — the need to appoint a full-time remedial teacher at Cloyne national school, County Cork; and Deputy Gilmore — the reply to Parliamentary Question No. 247 of 16 November 1993, in relation to the need for the appointment of a full-time caretaker at Our Lady of Good Counsel Girl's School, Johnstown, Dún Laoghaire.

The matters raised by Deputies Enda Kenny, McManus, Kenneally and Jim Higgins have been selected for discussion.