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Gallagher, Pat the Cope, Gallagher, Pat the Cope

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Child Protection

That might not be in order but it is very appropriate.More Button

We all endorse the Deputy's kind wishes.More Button

Sea-Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Continued)

I am sharing time with Deputy McConalogue.More Button

I want to put on the record the annoyance of this side of the House at the failure of the Government to introduce this Bill in a timely manner. The Bill was introduced in the Seanad two years ago....More Button

This Bill should have been dealt with and the blame for it not being dealt with must be laid at the foot of the Government and, in particular the Minister, Deputy Creed, who decided that this wou...More Button

We are here now because of the decision taken by the Supreme Court which while it accepted there was an informal agreement said it had to be underpinned by primary legislation. Can the Minister co...More Button

No interruptions, please.More Button

I want to make a suggestion to the House. The Minister has only five minutes. Given the numerous questions, I am sure he will need more time to address them.More Button

Sea-Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017 [Seanad]: Committee and Remaining Stages (Continued)

How would ownership and residency in Northern Ireland be established?More Button

I ask the Minister to respond to a practical question. We speak all the time about "owned and operated" but some are referring to "residency". If someone is living in Northern...More Button

Can I take it that residency is not an issue or is not included in the Minister's amendment? It makes sense. Who is to be resident? Is it the skipper, the owner or the crew? It makes sense.More Button

I have a quick question. If this Bill is not enacted before Brexit, which was due to happen tomorrow and which accounts for the urgency relating to the legislation, what will be the consequences? ...More Button

Amendments Nos. 5 to 7, inclusive, are related and form a composite proposal. They may be discussed together. I remind Members that the order of the House is that we have one hour for Committee S...More Button

I think all of us would concur with the Deputy's sentiments.More Button

Gnó na Dála - Business of Dáil

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button