Gallagher, Pat the Cope, Gallagher, Pat the Cope

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Heritage Bill 2016 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed)

Deputy Catherine Connolly was in possession. Some of the balance of her time will be taken by Deputy Mick Wallace.More Button

Yes, or less if the Deputy wishes.More Button

Heritage Bill 2016 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed) (Continued)

I call Deputy Thomas Byrne. Is he sharing time?More Button

That is a matter for the Deputies. I do not want to get involved.More Button

I am just asking the question.More Button

I do not get involved in internal party affairs. I am totally impartial.More Button

In accordance with Standing Order 70(2), the division is postponed until the weekly division time today.More Button

  Sitting suspended at 11.15 a.m. and resumed at 12 noon.More Button

Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill 2016 Report: Motion [Private Members]

So that there is no confusion, let me be very clear in respect of the first speakers. First we will have the chair of the committee, Deputy Michael Harty, then we will have the Minister. With the...More Button

I only came into the Chair now.More Button

The Deputy knows the practice.More Button

I am here a long time and I know the practice.More Button

There are only ten-minute slots anyway.More Button

The Deputy may if it is helpful.More Button

No, the slots are ten minutes each.More Button

They have 15 minutes each. That is 30 minutes.More Button

There will only be seven slots if everyone takes ten minutes.More Button

We can do that if we get agreement. Are the Government and the chairman going to take 15 minutes each, as they are entitled to?More Button

The Minister is being helpful.More Button

The chairman is taking 15 minutes and the Minister is taking ten.More Button

Will someone run out and get a few more speakers? We will have too few.More Button

I will not respond to that. In the times we are in, I will not say anything.More Button

Let the chairman begin and I will work it out.More Button

We will go for five minutes.More Button

I am trying to let everybody in. Let me work out the list while Deputy Harty begins. There is no point in delaying.More Button

Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill 2016 Report: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

This system is not a good one, but we have lost five minutes already. Next we have Deputy Kenny. Deputies Kelleher and MacSharry have agreed to share five minutes, with two and a half minutes eac...More Button

I thank Deputy Marc MacSharry for observing the time limit.More Button

The Deputy's time has concluded.More Button

Please, Deputy.More Button

Deputies.More Button

I ask the Deputy to address the Chair. It is customary.More Button

Deputy Kate O'Connell to continue, without interruption from the Chamber or the Visitors Gallery.More Button

The Deputy has a right to be heard. Let there be no interruptions.More Button

I was doing some mathematics during the course of the debate and found a few half minutes here and there. To remove any doubt, we will now have three minute contributions by Deputies Michael Colli...More Button

Please, Deputy Barry.More Button

I call Deputy Brassil, who has three minutes.More Button

Please, ciúnas.More Button

Please, Deputies. You all got opportunities to speak.More Button

There will be no meetings within the House. I call Deputy Brassil.More Button

Please.More Button

There will be no interruptions from the Public Gallery.More Button

I want the debate to continue, but if we are going to have interruptions from the Public Gallery, we may not be able to continue. Whatever people's opinions are, I ask that they not express them.More Button

A genuine and sincere thanks to all the Members present for their co-operation. When we started at 2 o'clock it looked as if very few would get a chance to speak, but because of their co-operation...More Button

  Motion, as amended, put and declared carried.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 Joan Burton - the allegati...More Button

The matters raised by Deputies Joan Burton, Martin Ferris and John Brassil, Peter Fitzpatrick and Noel Rock have been selected for discussion.More Button