Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Joint Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht Debate
Electricity Generation and Export: Discussion (Continued)
Does Deputy Mulherin have a question for the witnesses?
I remind Deputy Mulherin that other speakers are waiting to put their questions to the delegates.
I invite Deputy Luke 'Ming' Flanagan to put his questions to the witnesses.
My apologies for that. I was not in the Chair earlier in the meeting and the instructions left to me were that the last four speakers' questions should be taken together. I assure the Deputy that...
In order to be helpful and in view of the number of questions posed and issues raised by Deputies Mulherin and Luke 'Ming' Flanagan, we will hear from our guests before proceeding to the next two c...
Perhaps we might focus first on the issues raised by Deputy Mulherin, including that relating to community gain.
Does Mr. Reilly want to take some of the other questions relating to the set-back distance?
I ask the participants to address their remarks through the Chair rather than having a two-way conversation.
I thank Mr. Swords for his contribution.
Two other speakers want to ask questions and they have been very patient. Deputy Flanagan must be brief.
It depends on the specific project.
I am not sure-----
If that happened to-----
I thank Senator Keane. I call Deputy Colreavy and thank him for his patience.
There is no pressure on Deputy Colreavy to come up with questions.
I thank the Deputy for his contribution.
Do not worry. We will sort that out afterwards. Does Mr. D'Arcy or Mr. Reilly want to respond?
I ask both speakers to address their remarks through the Chair.
That is okay, as the Deputy is not going to the stable.
Into the future.
Mr. Cowhig has had the last word. I thank everybody for coming today and the professional people for their advice and contributions to the committee. I also thank members for their questions, con...
The joint committee adjourned at 7.10 p.m. until 2.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 February 2014.