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Gallagher, Pat the Cope, Gallagher, Pat the Cope

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Urban Renewal Schemes

There are five questions. I suggest that Members pose their questions and that the Taoiseach give a composite response. Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Urban Renewal Schemes (Continued)

The Taoiseach without interruption, please.More Button

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 Bobby Aylward - the future...More Button

Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

Deputy Hildegarde Naughton has requested that Question No. 47 be answered by way of a written reply.More Button

  Question No. 47 replied to with Written Answers.More Button

Child Poverty (Continued)

Deputy Anne Rabbitte has kindly agreed to forfeit the two minutes remaining to facilitate a proposed change to the business of the House.More Button

Written Answers are published on the Oireachtas website.More Button

Business of Dáil

Is the Government's revised proposal agreed? Agreed.More Button

  Sitting suspended at 5.35 p.m. and resumed at 6 p.m. More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Clarification of Statements made by the Taoiseach and Ministers: Statements

Is a copy of the Taoiseach's statement available for circulation?More Button

Clarification of Statements made by the Taoiseach and Ministers: Statements (Continued)

Anois an tAire Sláinte, an Teachta Simon Harris.More Button

The contributions of the Tánaiste and the Minister, Deputy Zappone, have been available, but not to all. They should-----More Button

The scripts should be available to all. I will ask the Government to ensure that happens immediately to give Members a chance to peruse them before the question and answer session. The Taoiseach'...More Button

In accordance with the order, each of the groups has four minutes. It is a matter for the groups but I suggest four minutes of questions and then four minutes of response or do they wish to ask qu...More Button

Are arrangements being made to circulate the Taoiseach's speaking notes or speech?More Button

They are on the way. Could we clarify the position, for housekeeping purposes? When the Minister of State proposed the Order of Business for the rest of the evening it was expected that we would ...More Button

Clarification of Statements made by the Taoiseach and Ministers: Statements (Resumed) (Continued)

There are four minutes left so I suggest that the Deputy be as crisp as possible to get his answers.More Button

I suggest that Deputy O'Callaghan combines his two questions into one because there are only two minutes left.More Button

We now move to Sinn Féin, which has eight minutes. What way do its Members propose to proceed?More Button

Deputy Adams might indicate the Deputies to which he is referring.More Button

We will give Deputy Adams 20 seconds of injury time.More Button

I call Deputy Jonathan O'Brien. To which Minister is he addressing his question?More Button

I will take a point of clarification from Deputy Martin and then the Taoiseach.More Button

I will call the Taoiseach.More Button

Correct the record.More Button

Please, Deputies. A point of clarification.More Button

Please, Deputies. A point of clarification.More Button

Thank you.More Button

Thank you. The clock has stopped.More Button

There will be other opportunities to speak.More Button

I call the Taoiseach. The clock starts again.More Button

The Taoiseach without interruption, please.More Button

Le do thoil, a Theachta. Ní féidir leat leanúint ar aghaidh. Glaoim ar an Teachta Pearse Doherty.More Button

Bomaite amháin, a Theachta.More Button

The Deputy has exceeded his time.More Button

The Deputy may have another opportunity.More Button

In replying to Deputy Pearse Doherty's questions, I ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs to respond to the question asked by Deputy Ó Caoláin.More Button

Deputy Doherty asked the Minister a question.More Button

The Deputy's time is up.More Button

The Deputy must conclude. Other Deputies wish to contribute.More Button

I call Deputy Mick Barry.More Button

I have no control over the answers Ministers give.More Button

My apologies. The Minister must also watch the clock.More Button

Deputy McDonald, please.More Button

I will allow the Deputy's intervention.More Button

Thank you.More Button

The Taoiseach will have a further opportunity to respond. I call Deputy Jan O'Sullivan.More Button

Hold on, Deputy. I have a lengthy list. I have to ensure that everybody gets an opportunity to speak. The Taoiseach will have further opportunities to contribute, at which point he may address t...More Button

I have called Deputy Jan O'Sullivan.More Button

Deputy McDonald, you are usually very orderly.More Button

I call Deputy Zappone to respond.More Button

I call Deputy Billy Kelleher.More Button

My apologies.More Button

Go raibh maith agat.More Button

I thank the Minister.More Button

I thank the Minister.More Button

Is it possible?More Button

I have to deal with one at a time.More Button

Can it be circulated? It is going on the record.More Button

Does the Minister, Deputy Zappone, want to intervene?More Button

The information will be circulated.More Button

We must proceed.More Button

It may well be but-----More Button

Please, Deputy.More Button

Does the Deputy have a question?More Button

The Deputy should ask a question. Does the Taoiseach have a response?More Button

I am moving on.More Button

No, wait one minute.More Button

Sorry, Tánaiste.More Button

Not all Members.More Button

Can we have-----More Button

Be conscious of the time.More Button

There are Members who have been here since 6 p.m. I call Deputy Catherine Murphy-----More Button

-----and if she does not have questions, we will move on to Deputy Quinlivan.More Button

No.More Button

I call Deputy Catherine Murphy. I cannot force anyone to answer.More Button

I call Deputy Catherine Murphy.More Button

Colleagues-----More Button

Colleagues, I have been very patient.More Button

I want to accommodate-----More Button

I am sorry, but I want to accommodate the four Deputies-----More Button

I cannot force anyone.More Button

I want to accommodate Deputies Griffin, Ó Snodaigh, Pringle and Mattie McGrath. Please-----More Button

To be honest, I thought that it was a mistake.More Button

Normally. The Minister of State will understand.More Button

I am calling Deputy Griffin.More Button

I will get to the Minister of State.More Button

A question, please.More Button

The Minister of State has a right to ask questions.More Button

Will the Taoiseach and each Minister give every assistance?More Button

The Taoiseach is speaking on behalf of all four.More Button

The Deputy should concentrate on the question.More Button

The Taoiseach should be allowed to speak without interruption.More Button

The Deputy should not interrupt.More Button

The Deputy should please not interrupt.More Button

In accordance with the order of the House that completes questions and answers. We now move on to the motion re the North-South interconnector.More Button

North-South Interconnector: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

There are four minutes remaining in the slot.More Button

I have no control over internal party times. I call Deputy Niamh Smyth.More Button

No. It is a 20-minute slot.More Button