Adjournment Debate. - Gardaí in Border Areas.
On a point of order, I wonder if I might inquire if the debate is on your ruling or on the particular question?
One is always glad to see a conversion from views that were previously held and this is indeed very striking in the case of Deputy Fox who is now loquacious on the matter of Border incidents.
I said that one is always very glad to see a conversion from views previously held and this is very striking in the case of Deputy Fox——
——whose views on certain matters on the Border are different from those he previously held. (Interruptions.)
No doubt Deputy Fox has need to be ashamed of his previous views.
The Garda Síochána have authority to purchase from time to time such protective equipment as they consider necessary or useful. I am not prepared to disclose what protective equipment they have in s...
I made no accusation.
Fine Gael seem to be very touchy.
There may be a lot of guilty consciences.
Five minutes of my time seem to be up.
I made no reference good, bad or indifferent, to religion, from start to finish.
I made no reference to religion.
I made no inference whatever relating to religion.
I made an inference relating to political beliefs but none whatsoever relating to the subject of religion. (Interruptions.)