Tunney, James C.

Wednesday, 25 November 1987

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 375 No. 8

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Restrictive Practices (Confirmation of Order) Bill, 1987: Committee Stage (Resumed).

Is the Deputy assuming that the replies will not be satisfactory?More Button

Before this intervention I was going to say that since I arrived in the Chair, having listened carefully — and I have memories of when this Bill was previously before the House — I had decided we had ...More Button

The Deputy will accept that I would do likewise in reverse situations.More Button

We have to allow your constituency colleague to proceed without interruption.More Button

This example of parochialism ill becomes the Members present. Could we proceed to deal with the matter?More Button

Repetition is not allowed.More Button

I accept the question put by the Deputy but I should like to remind him, and the House, that section 2 deals with the short title of the Bill. I will permit the Minister to make one short comment on ...More Button

Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 1984: From the Seanad.

The Chair finds itself in slight difficulty because Deputy Keating is not here and he indicated earlier that he hoped to be back to discuss his amendment.More Button

A comment maybe; accusation is too strong a word. We will proceed with the business as ordered. Is the amendment to the amendment in lieu of Seanad Amendment No. 1 agreed? Amendment put and declare...More Button

Seanad Amendment No.3. Amendment No. 5 is cognate. Amendments Nos. 3 and 5 will be taken together by agreement.More Button

Amendments Nos. 1, 2 and 3 to Seanad Amendment No. 4 to be taken together by agreement. Agreed. These amendments are in the name of Deputy Michael Keating. The Deputy is not here but we must proceed...More Button

Seanad Amendment No. 6 and Amendment No. 1 to Seanad Amendment No. 6 to be taken together by agreement. Amendment No. 1 to Seanad Amendment No.6 not moved.More Button

A message will be sent to the Seanad accordingly.More Button

Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments (European Communities) (No. 2) Bill, 1987 [Seanad]: Committee Stage.

Amendments Nos. 1 to 4 can be taken together.More Button

As amendments Nos. 5 and 6 are related they can be taken by agreement.More Button

I am sorry to interrupt the Deputy but I must ask him to report progress. Progress reported; Committee to sit again. Sitting suspended at 1.30 p.m. and resumed at 2.30 p.m.More Button

Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgements (European Communities) (No. 2) Bill, 1987 [Seanad]: Committee Stage (Resumed).

The Minister is nodding assent to that exhortation.More Button

When is it proposed to take Report Stage? Now. Since there are no amendments on Report Stage we move to Fifth Stage. May I ask the Minister to move: “That the Bill do now pass”.More Button

Could we have agreement, albeit temporarily, to a possible date?More Button

Abattoirs Bill, 1987 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed).

I am calling Deputy Leonard. I think I can anticipate what Deputy Sherlock is going to say — that ordinarily, had the debate followed the normal Second Stage sequence, Deputy Sherlock might have been...More Button

As I indicated to the Deputy already, ordinarily that would happen. It was because of that I anticipated, when Deputy Sherlock rose, that he was going to make the point he did. In the circumstances ...More Button

I think the Deputy may take it that the respective Whips know him so well not to venture to indulge in any arrangement that would exclude him.More Button

I do not know how lengthy a contribution Deputy Leonard may make.More Button

Deputy Leonard assures the House that his contribution will be very short after which I will be happy to call Deputy Sherlock.More Button

The Chair thanks Deputy Leonard for his co-operation and now rewards Deputy Sherlock for his patience.More Button

Private Members' Business. - National Social Service Board: Motion.

The Minister, please, without interruption.More Button

We all have our own idea about importance but normally we do not interrupt.More Button

You cannot formally propose the amendment until the Minister's amendment has been dealt with but you can speak about it.More Button

Party arrangements such as this have to meet with the approval of the House. If the House agrees to the request I will be happy to agree.More Button

Deputy Allen should address the Chair and it might not encourage the Minister to reply.More Button

Adjournment Debate. - Methane Gas Leakage.

Deputy Cosgrave has been given permission to raise on the Adjournment the question of the escape of methane gas from a flat complex in Howth. Deputy Cosgrave has 20 minutes.More Button

With the agreement of the House, it is the intention to use the balance of Deputy Cosgrave's time.More Button

The Minister of State has indicated the position.More Button

The House will appreciate that the Chair is allowing this question and is asking that we do not develop it at greater length.More Button

Adjournment Debate. - Death of Press Gallery Member: Expression of Sympathy.

I would not like to let today's deliberations conclude without acknowledging the sad fact that Ned Murphy, the longest serving member of the Press Gallery, is with us no longer, and expressing sympat...More Button

Ar dheis Dé agus i nDáil ár dTiarna go raibh sé. The Dáil adjourned at 8.55 p.m. until 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 26 November 1987.More Button


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