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Ó Fearghaíl, Seán

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Leaders' Questions (Continued)

No, Deputy.More Button

Deputy, please resume your seat.More Button

The Deputy's question is finished now.More Button

No. Please, Deputy.More Button

Will the Deputy resume her seat?More Button

I cannot. I am not empowered to ask the Minister-----More Button

Can we move on, please? I call Deputy Michael Lowry on behalf of the rural independent group.More Button

Business of Dáil

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Finally, I wish to announce for the information of the House that an incorrect result was announced on the last vote on the motion concerning the National Asset Management Agency during voting time...More Button

  The Dáil adjourned at 7.50 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 5 July 2016.More Button

Questions on Proposed Legislation

We cannot have a debate on the issue now.More Button

We are taking questions on proposed legislation.More Button

Questions on Proposed Legislation (Continued)

Does the Deputy have a question, because we cannot debate the legislation?More Button

Would he put them, please?More Button

I thank the Deputy.More Button

I thank the Deputy.More Button

Can the Deputy conclude, please?More Button

Please.More Button

Deputy Barry, can you please resume your seat?More Button

Deputy Barry, can you please resume your seat?More Button

Deputy Barry is not in order at this point.More Button

Will you please resume your seat?More Button

That is all very valid, but this is not the time or the place.More Button

This is not the time or the place for this debate.More Button

Will you please resume your seat?More Button

Would you please resume your seat?More Button

No. You have asked numerous questions at this stage. You should resume your seat.More Button

This is not Leaders' Questions. The Deputy is completely out of order.More Button

Deputy Barry has taken time that might otherwise be available to other Deputies.More Button

I call the Minister to deal very briefly with the specific questions.More Button

Deputy Bríd Smith is not in order.More Button

Sorry, Minister. Deputy Bríd Smith is not in order. This is not a television studio. I ask her to restrain herself.More Button

Please, Deputy. I implore you to restrain yourself.More Button

You can tear up all you like, but please resume your seat.More Button

I ask the Deputy to resume her seat.More Button

Resume your seat, Deputy, pleaseMore Button

I ask the Minister to conclude.More Button

I thank the Minister.More Button

I call Deputy Catherine Murphy on the same issue.More Button

Very briefly, I will take you-----More Button

The Deputy has made his point.More Button

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

Both points have been made.More Button

I will allow a very brief response.More Button

No. I am sorry, Deputy, but we are out of time.More Button

Please, Deputy.More Button

The Chair is on his feet.More Button

Will the Deputy, please, restrain himself?More Button

May we have a brief response from the Minister?More Button

No. Time is up.More Button

No, there is no point of order on these matters.More Button

I am asking the Deputy to resume his seat.More Button

This is a rather futile exercise.More Button

I am afraid that I will have to suspend the sitting if the Deputy does not resume his seat.More Button

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

No, I will not listen to what the Deputy is saying because time is up.More Button

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

I will suspend the sitting for five minutes.More Button

I bring to the attention of Members that when the business committee met on Wednesday last, the FEMPI issue was discussed and it was a very important issue raised on the floor. It was decided that...More Button

I am sorry. The individual was not represented but that was the situation at the business committee-----More Button

I am not telling you that at all.More Button

You have made your point.More Button

Resume your seat, Deputy Healy.More Button

We all understand the issues.More Button

I am afraid we do.More Button

All right.More Button

Fine.More Button

That matter can be raised by Deputy Cullinane's very competent representative at the Business Committee when it meets next week. It is the Business Committee and not the Government that will fix t...More Button

Does the Minister want to make some brief reference to the legislation?More Button

We must proceed now to the Au Pair Placement Bill 2016.More Button

We are proceeding and I call Deputy Anne Rabbitte.More Button

Please have respect for your colleagues.More Button

The Deputies have made their points. Deputy Anne Rabbitte has the floor. Some mutual respect would be helpful.More Button

Au Pair Placement 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

Housing (Sale of Local Authority Housing) 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

Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Repeal of the Eighth Amendment) Bill 2016: First Stage (Continued)

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

Animal Protection (in relation to Hares) Bill 2015: Second Stage (Resumed) [Private Members]

A division was challenged on Thursday, 23 June, on the question that the Animal Protection (in relation to Hares) Bill 2015 be read a Second Time. In accordance with Standing Order 70(2), that div...More Button

Equal Status (Admission to Schools) Bill 2016: Second Stage (Resumed) [Private Members]

I must now deal with a postponed division relating to the Equal Status (Admission to Schools) Bill 2016 on Tuesday, 28 June 2016. On the question that the amendment to the motion be made, a divisi...More Button

Equal Status (Admission to Schools) Bill 2016: Second Stage (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

  Question, "That the motion for the Second Reading, as amended, be agreed to", put and agreed to.More Button

National Asset Management Agency: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

The following motion was moved by Deputy Mick Wallace on Wednesday, 29 June 2016:More Button

  Debate resumed on amendment No. 1:More Button

I must now deal with a postponed division relating to a motion re the National Asset Management Agency. On Wednesday, 29 June 2016, on the question that the amendment to the motion be made, a divi...More Button

National Asset Management Agency: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (Continued)

On the question that amendment No. 2 to the motion be agreed to, a division has been claimed and in accordance with Standing Order 70(2) that division must be taken now.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 Peter Burke - the future s...More Button

The matters raised by Deputies Fiona O'Loughlin, Louise O'Reilly, Jim Daly and Alan Kelly have been selected for discussion.More Button

Estimates for Public Services 2016: Messages from Select Committees

The Select Committee on Children and Youth Affairs has completed its consideration of Vote 40 for the year ending 31 December 2016; the Select Committee on Communications, Climate Change and Natura...More Button

The Select Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach has completed its consideration of the following Revised Estimates for Public Services for the year ending 31 December ...More Button

Protection of Life in Pregnancy (Amendment) (Fatal Foetal Abnormalities) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Second Stage [Private Members] (Continued)

The next speaker is Deputy O'Connell who has ten minutes. I understand she may be sharing her time with other speakers. Is that correct?More Button

Okay.More Button

Three Deputies are remaining and I am trying to accommodate everyone. Deputies Catherine Connolly, Catherine Martin and Fiona O'Loughlin are next. Since I must call on the Minister of State at 7....More Button

Would the Deputy like to give way to her two colleagues who wish to contribute?More Button

Does the Deputy wish to give way to her colleague?More Button

I apologise to Deputy Fiona O’Loughlin as she has just over one minute.More Button

In accordance with Standing Order 70(2), the division is postponed until the weekly division time next Thursday, 7 July 2016.More Button