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Barrett, Seán

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Garda Deployment

We have a timescale for matters like Topical Issues and Leaders' Questions. The time of 3.15 p.m.-----More Button

The Deputy cannot really ask a question-----More Button

It was not ten or 15 minutes because I started the session. It was about two minutes late.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) Deputies Seán Conlan, Caoimhghín ...More Button

The matters raised by Deputies Kieran O'Donnell, Maureen O'Sullivan, Ciara Conway and Seán Conlan, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin and Brendan Smith have been selected for discussion.More Button

Introduction of New Member

The Clerk Assistant of the Dáil made the following announcement:More Button

Introduction of New Member (Continued)

Settle down, please.More Button

Some of Deputy Aylward's constituency colleagues want to make a short contribution and I call them in alphabetical order.More Button

On behalf of the other Members of the Dáil and on my own behalf I say céad míle fáilte. It is nice to see Deputy Aylward back here. He was always a thorough gentleman when he was here the last ti...More Button

Leaders' Questions (Continued)

I am sorry, Deputies, but we are over time.More Button

I am sorry, but we are over time.More Button

A question please.More Button

Cabinet Committee Meetings

If you ask a question, you get an answer.More Button

Cabinet Committee Meetings (Continued)

The Deputy should resume his seat.More Button

There are procedures. Resume your seat.More Button

The Deputy should resume his seat. He cannot hop up and down when he feels like it.More Button

Please resume your seat.More Button

I ask the Deputy to resume his seat and show respect to the Chair. Other Deputies are waiting to put their questions.More Button

Please stop interrupting the Taoiseach.More Button

We have to proceed.More Button

I ask the Deputy to show respect to the Chair by speaking through the Chair. He has been around here long enough to know the procedures that are in place. I ask him to adhere to them.More Button

Deputy Denis Naughten sends his apologies. He is having a procedure on his foot so he cannot take Question No. 5. I am anxious to move on as there are questions here that are as old as the hills.More Button

Order of Business (Continued)

I call Deputy Gerry Adams.More Button

No, Deputy. I have called Deputy Gerry Adams.More Button

I am sorry, but we are on the Order of Business.More Button

I am afraid he cannot do so on the Order of Business.More Button

We will have to discuss that matter.More Button

Hold on one second.More Button

I can tell the Deputy that it is not an issue for the Order of Business.More Button

The Deputy can table a question or go and talk to him, but he may not raise the issue on the Order of Business.More Button

No, I am sorry, the Deputy is totally out of order.More Button

The Deputy is totally out of order.More Button

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

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

I do not care what Government policy states; I am dealing with the Order of Business.More Button

Please, do not respond.More Button

Will Deputy Michael Healy-Rae, please, resume his seat? He is making a joke out of this.More Button

I want to tell the Deputy something. I will not call him in future because every time I call him, I get into a dispute with him.More Button

Either he adheres to the rules like everyone else or he does not.More Button

The Deputy has not done so thus far.More Button

Do not plamás me.More Button

I am around here long enough to recognise when someone is trying to plamás me.More Button

The Deputy knows exactly what goes and if he does not, will he, please, come to my office and I will tell him what he may raise on the Order of Business?More Button

That is a separate issue.More Button

I am sorry, but we cannot deal with that issue on the Order of Business.More Button

Is time being allocated to debate the motion?More Button

I am sorry, but the Deputy cannot raise this issue on the Order of Business. Will she, please, resume her seat?More Button

Deputy Martin Heydon is next. I am sorry, but Deputy Catherine Murphy is out of order.More Button

The Deputy is out of order. Will she, please, resume her seat? She cannot raise this matter on the Order of Business.More Button

The Deputy has a Whip. She can ask them to go to the Whips' meeting and arrange a debate.More Button

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

The Deputy can ask her Whip to deal with the matter at the Whips' meeting.More Button

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

Business of Dáil

Since Deputy Pearse Doherty is not present to deal with First Stage of his Private Members' Bill, the Central Bank (Mortgage Interest Rates) Bill 2015, we must postpone it and move on to the Topica...More Button

Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences)(Amendment) Bill 2014 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages (Continued)

When is it proposed to take Fifth Stage?More Button