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Ó Fearghaíl, Seán

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Order of Business

I call on Deputy Ó Snodaigh to announce the Order of Business for the week ahead.More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

There are three proposals to put to the House. Is the proposal for dealing with today's business agreed to?More Button

Order, please.More Button

Could I ask Deputy McDonald to clarify whether it is her proposal then that we do not have the statements if the report is not available to us?More Button

I wish to be clear, for everyone. I am in the hands of the House on this and I cannot determine what we will or will not do but what was decided last week was that the Business Committee would mee...More Button

Most people were in favour of that and that is why we are where we are in terms of the proposal before us. If Members wish to do something else-----More Button

Yes, of course.More Button

We will have a final comment from Deputy McDonald and then we will move on. I am sorry but I cannot call Deputy Ó Snodaigh.More Button

Again, for the record, Deputy Ó Snodaigh is acting as a rapporteur-----More Button

-----on behalf of the committee so he is quite entitled to present the position and a party is quite entitled to challenge that.More Button

There may well be. I am going to put the question.More Button

Exactly. Is the proposal for dealing with Tuesday's business agreed to?More Button

Is the proposal for dealing with Wednesday's business agreed to?More Button

Yes.More Button

Will the Government bring forward a motion?More Button

The Deputy can have only one intervention.More Button

I know it is very important but the Deputy can have only one intervention.More Button

The Deputy got the answer.More Button

We will move on. Is the proposal for dealing with Wednesday's business agreed to?More Button

Can we have order now, please?More Button

Please have respect for Deputy McDonald. She has the floor.More Button

Can we have order, please?More Button

Is the proposal for dealing with Wednesday's business agreed to?More Button

If the House requires a Business Committee meeting to be held, then we will hold it and we will consider those matters.More Button

Is the proposal for dealing with Thursday's business agreed to?More Button

Wait now, Deputy.More Button

We cannot have a debate on the matter.More Button

We cannot have a debate on the matter.More Button

It is not for me to agree. It is a matter for the Business Committee to agree. Deputy Coppinger's colleague, Deputy Mick Barry, raised this issue this morning. We are conscious of the fact that ...More Button

Is the proposal for dealing with Thursday's business agreed to? Agreed.More Button

Jobseeker's Allowance Payments

Sin deireadh le ceisteanna chun an Aire Coimirce Sóisialaí. Táimid ag dul ar aghaidh anois go dtí Ábhair Reatha.More Button

  Written Answers are published on the Oireachtas website.More Button

Medicinal Products Availability (Continued)

I think it would be appropriate to congratulate you, Minister, and all the Deputies who have consistently raised this matter as well as all the valiant campaigners who have been alluded to outside ...More Button

Business of Dáil

The Chief Whip has an item of business to raise.More Button

Business of Dáil (Continued)

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Brexit: Statements (Resumed)

Deputy Tom Neville was in possession. Before he contributes, I wish to bring to the attention of the House a small housekeeping matter. After Deputy Neville, Deputy Ó Caoláin and Deputy Louise O'...More Button

I thank the Deputies. If the House is amenable to that, we can proceed.More Button

Reform of An Garda Síochána: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

Deputy Jonathan O'Brien proposes to share time with Deputy Maurice Quinlivan.More Button

I do not consider it appropriate to comment on the work being done by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions regarding a case that is live. It is highly irregular and not appropriate.More Button

Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan is sharing with Deputies Clare Daly and Mick Wallace.More Button

Deputy Jack Chambers is sharing time with Deputies Bobby Aylward and Lisa Chambers.More Button

In accordance with Standing Order 70(2), the division is postponed until the weekly division time on Thursday, 13 April 2017.More Button

  The Dáil adjourned at 10.05 p.m. until 12 noon on Wednesday, 12 April 2017.More Button