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Appointment of Taoiseach and Nomination of Members of Government: Motion (Continued)

Friday, 6 May 2016

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 908 No. 3

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Deputy Sean Fleming: Information on Seán Fleming Zoom on Seán Fleming Fianna Fáil is not voting to support this Government. It is abstaining. Fianna Fáil will lead and be the strongest party of the Opposition.

Deputy Jonathan O'Brien: Information on Jonathan O'Brien Zoom on Jonathan O'Brien Will the Deputy sit back down on his hands?

(Interruptions).

Deputy Sean Fleming: Information on Seán Fleming Zoom on Seán Fleming Sinn Féin Deputies are trying to shout us down because they know, given time, that our 43 Members on this side of the House will be the strongest Opposition to the Government. They will be on our coat-tails. There will be strong effective opposition from us on this side of the House.

Deputy Jonathan O'Brien: Information on Jonathan O'Brien Zoom on Jonathan O'Brien Abstaining is not opposition.

Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin: Information on Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin Zoom on Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin Codology.

Deputy Sean Fleming: Information on Seán Fleming Zoom on Seán Fleming I look forward to Fianna Fáil being vigorous in opposition in the months ahead.

(Interruptions).

An Ceann Comhairle: Information on Seán Ó Fearghaíl Zoom on Seán Ó Fearghaíl I am now required to put the following question in accordance with the resoution of the Dáil today: “That Dáil Éireann approves the nominations by the Taoiseach for the appointment by the President to be members of the Government.”

Question put:

The Dáil divided: Tá, 59; Níl, 36.

Níl
Information on Maria Bailey  Zoom on Maria Bailey  Bailey, Maria. Information on Mick Barry  Zoom on Mick Barry  Barry, Mick.
Information on Seán Barrett  Zoom on Seán Barrett  Barrett, Seán. Information on John Brady  Zoom on John Brady  Brady, John.
Information on Pat Breen  Zoom on Pat Breen  Breen, Pat. Information on Thomas P. Broughan  Zoom on Thomas P. Broughan  Broughan, Thomas P.
Information on Colm Brophy  Zoom on Colm Brophy  Brophy, Colm. Information on Pat Buckley  Zoom on Pat Buckley  Buckley, Pat.
Information on Richard Bruton  Zoom on Richard Bruton  Bruton, Richard. Information on Joan Burton  Zoom on Joan Burton  Burton, Joan.
Information on Peter Burke  Zoom on Peter Burke  Burke, Peter. Information on Joan Collins  Zoom on Joan Collins  Collins, Joan.
Information on Catherine Byrne  Zoom on Catherine Byrne  Byrne, Catherine. Information on Michael Collins  Zoom on Michael Collins  Collins, Michael.
Information on Seán Canney  Zoom on Seán Canney  Canney, Seán. Information on Ruth Coppinger  Zoom on Ruth Coppinger  Coppinger, Ruth.
Information on Ciaran Cannon  Zoom on Ciaran Cannon  Cannon, Ciarán. Information on Seán Crowe  Zoom on Seán Crowe  Crowe, Seán.
Information on Joe Carey  Zoom on Joe Carey  Carey, Joe. Information on David Cullinane  Zoom on David Cullinane  Cullinane, David.
Information on Marcella Corcoran Kennedy  Zoom on Marcella Corcoran Kennedy  Corcoran Kennedy, Marcella. Information on Dessie Ellis  Zoom on Dessie Ellis  Ellis, Dessie.
Information on Simon Coveney  Zoom on Simon Coveney  Coveney, Simon. Information on Martin Ferris  Zoom on Martin Ferris  Ferris, Martin.
Information on Michael Creed  Zoom on Michael Creed  Creed, Michael. Information on Seamus Healy  Zoom on Seamus Healy  Healy, Seamus.
Information on Jim Daly  Zoom on Jim Daly  Daly, Jim. Information on Danny Healy Rae  Zoom on Danny Healy Rae  Healy-Rae, Danny.
Information on Michael D'Arcy  Zoom on Michael D'Arcy  D'Arcy, Michael. Information on Brendan Howlin  Zoom on Brendan Howlin  Howlin, Brendan.
Information on John Deasy  Zoom on John Deasy  Deasy, John. Information on Alan Kelly  Zoom on Alan Kelly  Kelly, Alan.
Information on Patrick Deering  Zoom on Patrick Deering  Deering, Pat. Information on Gino Kenny  Zoom on Gino Kenny  Kenny, Gino.
Information on Regina Doherty  Zoom on Regina Doherty  Doherty, Regina. Information on Martin Kenny  Zoom on Martin Kenny  Kenny, Martin.
Information on Paschal Donohoe  Zoom on Paschal Donohoe  Donohoe, Paschal. Information on Mattie McGrath  Zoom on Mattie McGrath  McGrath, Mattie.
Information on Andrew Doyle  Zoom on Andrew Doyle  Doyle, Andrew. Information on Denise Mitchell  Zoom on Denise Mitchell  Mitchell, Denise.
Information on Bernard Durkan  Zoom on Bernard Durkan  Durkan, Bernard J. Information on Imelda Munster  Zoom on Imelda Munster  Munster, Imelda.
Information on Damien English  Zoom on Damien English  English, Damien. Information on Paul Murphy  Zoom on Paul Murphy  Murphy, Paul.
Information on Alan Farrell  Zoom on Alan Farrell  Farrell, Alan. Information on Carol Nolan  Zoom on Carol Nolan  Nolan, Carol.
Information on Frances Fitzgerald  Zoom on Frances Fitzgerald  Fitzgerald, Frances. Information on Eoin Ó Broin  Zoom on Eoin Ó Broin  Ó Broin, Eoin.
Information on Peter Fitzpatrick  Zoom on Peter Fitzpatrick  Fitzpatrick, Peter. Information on Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin  Zoom on Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin  Ó Caoláin, Caoimhghín.
Information on Charles Flanagan  Zoom on Charles Flanagan  Flanagan, Charles. Information on Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire  Zoom on Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire  Ó Laoghaire, Donnchadh.
Information on Brendan Griffin  Zoom on Brendan Griffin  Griffin, Brendan. Information on Aengus Ó Snodaigh  Zoom on Aengus Ó Snodaigh  Ó Snodaigh, Aengus.
Information on John Halligan  Zoom on John Halligan  Halligan, John. Information on Jonathan O'Brien  Zoom on Jonathan O'Brien  O'Brien, Jonathan.
Information on Simon Harris  Zoom on Simon Harris  Harris, Simon. Information on Louise O'Reilly  Zoom on Louise O'Reilly  O'Reilly, Louise.
Information on Michael Harty  Zoom on Michael Harty  Harty, Michael. Information on Jan O'Sullivan  Zoom on Jan O'Sullivan  O'Sullivan, Jan.
Information on Martin Heydon  Zoom on Martin Heydon  Heydon, Martin. Information on Willie Penrose  Zoom on Willie Penrose  Penrose, Willie.
Information on Heather Humphreys  Zoom on Heather Humphreys  Humphreys, Heather. Information on Maurice Quinlivan  Zoom on Maurice Quinlivan  Quinlivan, Maurice.
Information on Paul Kehoe  Zoom on Paul Kehoe  Kehoe, Paul. Information on Brendan Ryan  Zoom on Brendan Ryan  Ryan, Brendan.
Information on Enda Kenny  Zoom on Enda Kenny  Kenny, Enda. Information on Seán Sherlock  Zoom on Seán Sherlock  Sherlock, Sean.
Information on Seán Kyne  Zoom on Seán Kyne  Kyne, Seán. Information on Bríd Smith  Zoom on Bríd Smith  Smith, Bríd.
Information on Michael Lowry  Zoom on Michael Lowry  Lowry, Michael. Information on Peadar Tóibín  Zoom on Peadar Tóibín  Tóibín, Peadar.
Information on Helen McEntee  Zoom on Helen McEntee  McEntee, Helen.  
Information on Finian McGrath  Zoom on Finian McGrath  McGrath, Finian.  
Information on Joe McHugh  Zoom on Joe McHugh  McHugh, Joe.  
Information on Tony McLoughlin  Zoom on Tony McLoughlin  McLoughlin, Tony.  
Information on Josepha Madigan  Zoom on Josepha Madigan  Madigan, Josepha.  
Information on Mary Mitchell O'Connor  Zoom on Mary Mitchell O'Connor  Mitchell O'Connor, Mary.  
Information on Kevin Boxer Moran  Zoom on Kevin Boxer Moran  Moran, Kevin Boxer.  
Information on Dara Murphy  Zoom on Dara Murphy  Murphy, Dara.  
Information on Eoghan Murphy  Zoom on Eoghan Murphy  Murphy, Eoghan.  
Information on Denis Naughten  Zoom on Denis Naughten  Naughten, Denis.  
Information on Hildegarde Naughton  Zoom on Hildegarde Naughton  Naughton, Hildegarde.  
Information on Tom Neville  Zoom on Tom Neville  Neville, Tom.  
Information on Michael Noonan  Zoom on Michael Noonan  Noonan, Michael.  
Information on Kate O'Connell  Zoom on Kate O'Connell  O'Connell, Kate.  
Information on Patrick O'Donovan  Zoom on Patrick O'Donovan  O'Donovan, Patrick.  
Information on Fergus O'Dowd  Zoom on Fergus O'Dowd  O'Dowd, Fergus.  
Information on John Paul Phelan  Zoom on John Paul Phelan  Phelan, John Paul.  
Information on Michael Ring  Zoom on Michael Ring  Ring, Michael.  
Information on Noel Rock  Zoom on Noel Rock  Rock, Noel.  
Information on Shane P.N. Ross  Zoom on Shane P.N. Ross  Ross, Shane.  
Information on David Stanton  Zoom on David Stanton  Stanton, David.  
Information on Leo Varadkar  Zoom on Leo Varadkar  Varadkar, Leo.  
Information on Katherine Zappone  Zoom on Katherine Zappone  Zappone, Katherine.  

Tellers: Tá, Deputies Marcella Corcoran Kennedy and Regina Doherty; Níl, Deputies Aengus Ó Snodaigh and Jonathan O'Brien.

Question declared carried.

  The Dáil adjourned at 10.40 p.m. until 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 May 2016.


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