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Ó Fearghaíl, Seán

Thursday, 2 June 2016

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Order of Business

There are four proposals to be put to the House. Is the proposal for dealing with No. 5e, without debate, agreed to?More Button

That is why agreeing to the motion will be of enormous help to us and we want to get on with it speedily. I take it that the proposal is agreed to? Agreed.

  Is the proposal fo...More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

No, I am sorry. We need-----More Button

Very briefly, please.More Button

We are not getting into a debate on this issue.More Button

Time has concluded.More Button

I must ask the Tánaiste to correspond with the Deputy to address the question, as we no longer have time remaining.More Button

We have the time allowed, 20 minutes, and it is-----More Button

Yes.More Button

I do not write the rules. I simply implement them.More Button

We will move on to a Private Members' Bill.More Button

No, the Deputy may not.More Button

No, please. There is no-----More Button

I am delighted that a new Member wants to raise a matter, but-----More Button

On what?More Button

That is inappropriate at this point. The Deputy should come and talk to me in my office.More Button

Will the Deputy, please, resume his seat?More Button

It is very unlike the Deputy to be unruly.More Button

The Deputy should come and see me in my office.More Button

That is not a Mae West.More Button

Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Amendment) Bill 2016: First Stage

Is the Bill opposed?More Button

Since this is a Private Members' Bill, Second Stage must, under Standing Orders, be taken in Private Members' time.More Button

No.More Button

This is not in order.More Button

That is absolutely not in order at this stage. Will the Deputy, please, resume his seat?More Button

Fair enough.More Button

Will Deputy John Deasy, please, resume his seat?More Button

I am quite happy to have a conversation with Deputy John Deasy about that matter.More Button

Will the Deputy, please, resume his seat?More Button

Election of Leas-Cheann Comhairle

Four proposals have been received. I call on Deputy Gerry Adams or any Deputy representing Sinn Féin to move motion No. 1, nomination of Deputy Seán Crowe.More Button

Election of Leas-Cheann Comhairle (Continued)

We will proceed to motion No. 2, nomination of Deputy Mattie McGrath. Deputy Michael Collins will move the motion.More Button

Mea culpa.More Button

We now have a further 30 minutes for additional contributions.More Button

That means we have failed to elect a Leas-Cheann Comhairle. I suggest it is perhaps now a matter for the party Whips to discuss how we move forward. There has been a very significant delay to dat...More Button