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Gallagher, Pat the Cope, Gallagher, Pat the Cope

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Teachtaireacht ón Seanad - Message from Seanad

Seanad Éireann has passed the Finance Bill 2019, without recommendation.More Button

Estimates for Public Services 2019: Message from Select Committee

The Select Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine has completed its consideration of the following Supplementary Estimate for public services for the service of the year ending 31 December 2...More Button

The Select Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation has completed its consideration of the following Supplementary Estimates for public services for the service of the year ending 31 Decemb...More Button

  The Dáil adjourned at 10.10 p.m. until 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 12 December 2019.More Button

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions

I call on the leader of Fianna Fáil, Deputy Micheál Martin, to pose his first question. I remind the House that I was accused yesterday by some of giving an inordinate amount of time to some and n...More Button

We will see.More Button

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (Continued)

I thank the Taoiseach.More Button

Deputy Micheál Martin has one minute.More Button

I call the Taoiseach to respond.More Button

I call the Taoiseach to respond.More Button

I call the Taoiseach to respond. Deputy Micheál Martin cannot go to two minutes for a one-minute question.More Button

We cannot go to two minutes for a one minute question.More Button

We have to change the rules.More Button

Deputy Micheál Martin, please. No wonder I am being criticised.More Button

That is fine. I am here to implement the rules.More Button

The Taoiseach to respond. The Deputy must observe the time limit.More Button

The Taoiseach will respond.More Button

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation

We will now deal with questions on promised legislation or the programme for Government. This is not an opportunity to deal with issues more suitable for parliamentary questions or Topical Issue m...More Button

Each leader has a right to put a question and receive a reply. When it is the turn of Independents 4 Change, Deputy Broughan will have a right to raise the matter, even if it is a repetition of a ...More Button

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (Continued)

We do not expect the Taoiseach to know the details but perhaps he will ask the Minister for Education and Skills.More Button

Deputy Michael Moynihan is next. He did not get in yesterday.More Button

Deputy McLoughlin was not in yesterday.More Button

We are going from one extreme to the other.More Button

Has the Minister any comment? Is it a matter for the Minister?More Button

Deputy Eugene Murphy did not speak yesterday.More Button

I ask that the response be brief. Is there proposed legislation?More Button

Deputy Neville did not get an opportunity yesterday.More Button

It is an appropriate question.More Button

That is what the Questions on Promised Legislation slot is meant for.

  There are three Members who contributed yesterday. There will be no statements. Deputy Michael Collins h...More Button

Thirty seconds now.More Button

A question.More Button

The Deputy will be cut short.More Button

Perhaps the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Deputy Creed, would get back to his southern colleague.More Button

Deputy McConalogue has 30 seconds.More Button

I understand the Taoiseach already has the details.More Button

Deputy Malcolm Byrne has 30 seconds.More Button

Just on the principle of an electoral commission.More Button

Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill 2019: First Stage

Is the Bill opposed?More Button

Since this is a Private Members' Bill, Second Stage must, under Standing Orders, be taken in Private Members' time.More Button

Cabinet Committee Meetings (Continued)

We agreed that the Deputy would have one and a half minutes. His time is up.More Button

The Deputy's time is up.More Button

Deputy Paul Murphy's name is not attached to these questions because they were carried over from yesterday. Under Standing Order 39(1)(e), it is necessary to advise the Questions Office in such in...More Button

The Taoiseach has five minutes to reply.More Button

We are eating into the time.More Button

We have to allocate the time.More Button

Scouting Ireland: Statements (Resumed)

Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin was in possession but is not present. As Chairman of the Committee on Children and Youth Affairs, Deputy Farrell has ten minutes.More Button