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Gallagher, Pat the Cope, Gallagher, Pat the Cope

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Leaders' Questions (Continued)

I ask all speakers to try to adhere to the time.More Button

Taoiseach, we will have to review all of this. We are 15 minutes into the debate.More Button

Visit of Scottish Delegation

Before I call Deputy McDonald, on my behalf and on behalf of the Members, I wish to offer céad míle fáilte to Mr. Joe FitzPatrick, member of the Scottish Parliament and Minister for Parliamentary B...More Button

Leaders' Questions (Resumed)

Deputy Mary Lou McDonald, who knows the rules, is next. You have three minutes.More Button

Deputy, please. I call the Taoiseach to respond.More Button

You should fit them into the time.More Button

I call the Taoiseach. You will have another opportunity.More Button

You will have a further opportunity.More Button

Leaders' Questions (Resumed) (Continued)

An Taoiseach, without interruption.More Button

An Taoiseach, without interruption from anybody.More Button

The Taoiseach without interruption.More Button

Deputies, please. Deputy McDonald without interruption.More Button

Go raibh maith agat, a Theachta. Ceist.More Button

Order, please. Give the Taoiseach an opportunity.More Button

The Taoiseach has exceeded his time. I call Deputy Boyd Barrett.More Button

I thank the DeputyMore Button

I thank the Deputy and I call the Taoiseach.More Button

I have to call the Taoiseach. We want to get an answer.More Button

If the Deputy wants to get a response-----More Button

The Deputy may not circumvent a rule.More Button

I will move on to the next question. I call Deputy Thomas Pringle.More Button

I ask Deputy Thomas Pringle to put his question. If Deputy Boyd Barrett is going to try to circumvent the rules, he should note it is wrong to abuse them.More Button

I have warned the Deputy.More Button

He did not go eight minutes over; nobody went eight minutes over.More Button

I will give the Taoiseach 60 seconds.More Button

Go raibh maith agat, a Thaoisigh.More Button

The Taoiseach has to observe the rules as well. I call Deputy Thomas Pringle.More Button

I call Deputy Pringle.More Button

The question was from Deputy Boyd Barrett and the Taoiseach has answered it. Deputy Pringle has three minutes.More Button

Go raibh maith agat. The Taoiseach-----More Button

Deputy Pringle will have another minute. The Taoiseach to respond.More Button

I thank the Taoiseach. His time has expired.More Button

The Taoiseach will have to avail of another opportunity.More Button

That concludes Leaders' Questions.More Button

Business of Dáil

I now call on the Minister of State, Deputy Regina Doherty, who has a proposal to make to the House.More Button

Is the proposal agreed? Agreed.More Button

Questions on Promised Legislation

We move on now to questions on promised legislation. I have taken a list of names so there is no ambiguity. I will call Deputies MacSharry, Cassells, Nolan, O'Loughlin, Brady, Michael Healy-Rae, ...More Button

I took it according as Members indicated after I came into the Chamber. Is Deputy Smith indicating now?More Button

No, it is a long-standing practice. When I was here many years ago it was the same.More Button

He should confine his response to a minute.More Button

Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

I call the Taoiseach.More Button

I have to give you permission, Deputy Doherty. You cannot take the liberty because you are well down the list, but providing you make it a very short supplementary-----More Button

I was not to know that.More Button

Okay, proceed.More Button

Just in case anybody might think that it is constituency favouritism, I am drawing on convention.More Button

Deputy, please. I call An Teachta Brendan Howlin.More Button

No, the Deputy cannot.More Button

No. There are no supplementaries.More Button

That is a matter for the Taoiseach to decide. The Taoiseach has responded.More Button

The Taoiseach has responded. Let the Whips discuss that.More Button

We are on promised legislation.More Button

I remind the House that it is not customary to use the word "lies". I am sure we can find other words.More Button

Does the Deputy have a question on promised legislation or the programme for Government?More Button

Thank you Deputy, you have made your point.More Button

The Minister for Health, Deputy Harris, to reply. We have a number of Members waiting to ask questions, Deputy MacSharry.More Button

No, I call Deputy Cassells. Does the Minister wish to make a comment? You cannot both answer; it should be one or the other.More Button

Many irate Deputies are rightly waiting.More Button

I thank the Deputy for observing the time.More Button

A question on promised legislation.More Button

I call Deputy Mattie McGrath on the same issue.More Button

A question, please, Deputy.More Button

Deputy McGrath has asked the question.More Button

We are not sitting on Good Friday. I call Deputy John Brady on the same issue.More Button

Promised legislation.More Button

Estimates for Public Services 2017: Message from Select Committee

The Select Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment has completed its consideration of the following Revised Estimates for Public Services for the service of the year ending 31 D...More Button

Cabinet Committees

Time please Deputy.More Button

Thank you Deputy.More Button

Deputy, I must give others the opportunity.More Button

Will Members agree that we shall take all the supplementary questions now? Agreed. I invite Deputy Boyd Barrett on the same group of questions.More Button

I call Deputy Brady on behalf of Deputy Adams.More Button

Cabinet Committees (Continued)

Please, Deputy Smith. Give the Taoiseach an opportunity.More Button

I have no control over the Taoiseach's responses.More Button

The 15 minutes have expired so we will move on to responses to Questions Nos. 5 to 7, inclusive.More Button

Cabinet Committee Meetings (Continued)

Does Deputy Burton have a short question?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 Pat Casey - the report int...More Button

The matters raised by Deputies Pat Casey; Pat Buckley and Billy Kelleher; Joan Burton, Clare Daly and Catherine Connolly; and Eamon Scanlon have been selected for discussion.More Button

Message from Select Committee

The Select Committee on Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government has completed its consideration of the Planning and Development (Amendment) Bill 2016 and has made amendments thereto.More Button

Report of the Joint Committee on the Future Funding of Domestic Water Services: Motion (Continued)

Anois-----More Button

I understand Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett is sharing time with Deputy Mick Barry.More Button

Deputy Mick Barry to continue, without interruption.More Button

Let us have a civil debate.More Button

For those who disagree, there are other opportunities to come in.More Button

Perhaps one of the Minister's colleagues might clarify. For the information of Deputy Joan Collins, the clock is ticking.More Button

Please, Minister.More Button

I call Deputy Mattie McGrath who is sharing time with Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice.More Button

That completes the first round. We will move on to the second round. The list of speakers comprises Deputies Thomas Pringle, Mary Butler, John Lahart, Seamus Healy, John Brady in substitution for...More Button

Deputy John Brady should be allowed to speak without interruption.More Button

I call on the Deputy to conclude. His colleague is next.More Button

I call Deputy Jonathan O'Brien.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 10.40 p.m. until 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 13 April 2017.More Button