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Barrett, Seán

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Leaders' Questions

Can we have a question please?More Button

Order of Business

Is the proposal for dealing with No. 9b without debate agreed to? Agreed.More Button

No, we are not having a debate on this issue. An order was passed yesterday. If there is a problem and if I can assist in any way with the co-operation of the House, we will sort it out.More Button

I think it is time people realised the purpose of this exercise. There is no point in our finishing early in the day if people are prevented from speaking. With a little co-operation we can work ...More Button

Are you not part of the Technical Group?More Button

We have only 11 minutes left and I have nine requests. Please be short and snappy.More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

This is not a matter for the Order of Business.More Button

I know, but there are other ways of doing so. A Topical Issues debate would be ideal.More Button

I must ask the Deputy to resume his seat.More Button

I am sorry, but there is a time limit. Only nine minutes are left and other Deputies-----More Button

The Minister cannot respond to something that is out of order on the Order of Business. We have had it on-----More Button

What legislation?More Button

Please, I ask for the Deputy's co-operation.More Button

We cannot deal with this matter on the Order of Business.More Button

I call Deputy Ó Fearghaíl.More Button

We cannot deal with this matter on the Order of Business.More Button

I suggest that the Deputy try a parliamentary question.More Button

Is regulation required?More Button

I thank the Deputy. Perhaps the Government might include the Houses of the Oireachtas in the Bill on governing noise.More Button

Did Deputy Ó Ríordáin wish to ask a question?More Button

Health (General Practitioner Service) Bill 2014: Fifth Stage (Continued)

I am afraid the Deputy is straying a little.More Button

I am sorry, Deputy, but contributions must be confined to what is in contained the Bill, not what he would like to be in it.More Button

The Deputy is not listening to me.More Button

I have been very liberal. Please do not spoil the party.More Button

I call Deputy Denis Naughten and ask him to confine his comments to what is in contained the Bill, not what he would like to be in it.More Button

I am sorry, but the debate has concluded because the Minister of State has replied.More Button

We cannot enter into a debate on that matter. Unfortunately, the Deputy was not present before I called the Minister of State to reply and it is not possible for her to make a contribution now.More Button

Message from Select Committee

The Select Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has completed its consideration of the Employment Permits (Amendment) Bill 2014 and has made amendments thereto.More Button

Friendly Societies and Industrial and Provident Societies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2013 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

  Question again proposed: "That the Bill be now read a Second Time."More Button

As the Deputy who was in possession is not present and as no other Members are offering, I am obliged to call the Minister of State to reply to the debate.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 27A and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Gerald Nash - the number a...More Button

The matters raised by Deputies Frank Feighan, Shane Ross, Eamonn Maloney and Denis Naughten have been selected for discussion.More Button

Business of Dáil

It would be wiser to suspend the sitting for 20 minutes to be fair to everyone because we have finished rather early and I imagine some of the Deputies may not be aware of this. Is that agreed? A...More Button

  Sitting suspended at 2.55 p.m. and resumed at 3.15 p.m.More Button

Topical Issue Debate

Before we begin, I wish to let it be known how disappointing it is that, week in, week out for the past number of weeks, there have been requests for the deferral of Topical Issue debates because M...More Button

If we are to take these matters seriously, I ask that arrangements be made so that Ministers can be available for Topical Issue debates on a daily basis. If the main Minister is not available, M...More Button

Having said that, and before I call Deputy Feighan, I understand that Deputy Naughten wishes to seek a deferral.More Button

Okay.More Button