Treacy, Seán

Tuesday, 10 December 1991

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 414 No. 4

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Request to Move Adjournment of Dáil Under Standing Order 30.

Before coming to the Order of Business proper I have a number of motions under Standing Order 30 to deal with. I propose to deal with these motions — under Standing Order 30 — which I have received f...More Button

I now call on Deputy Jim Higgins.More Button

Deputy, this is not the question you conveyed to my office. I must ask you to put the question you submitted to my office.More Button

Having considered the matters fully I do not consider them to be contemplated under Standing Order 30.More Button

Therefore I cannot grant leave to move the motions. I have to advise the House that the matter raised is not one that is likely to develop significantly before the Dáil, in practice, would have an opp...More Button

I have no control over the transfer of questions, Deputy. I am calling the Order of Business, the Tánaiste.More Button

Will the Deputy please allow the Tánaiste to proceed with the Order of Business?More Button

Not now, Deputy.More Button

Order of Business.

Is the proposal for the late sitting today satisfactory and agreed?More Button

We are taking the items seriatim. Is this in respect of the first proposal that business be interrupted at 10.30 p.m.?More Button

The Deputy should not embark on a speech. I take it the Deputy is opposing the proposal that business be interrupted at 10.30 p.m. this evening? Is that the position?More Button

No, the Deputy has said sufficient on the matter.More Button

I am putting the question: “That business be interrupted at 10.30 p.m. tonight.” Question put. The Dáil divided: Tá, 61; Níl, 15. TáMore Button

May I now ask if the proposal that the sitting today be suspended from 6.30 p.m. to 7 p.m. is agreed? Agreed. Is the proposal for dealing with No. 6 agreed? Agreed.More Button

It does not relate to the Order of Business.More Button

Before Members rise and address the House they should be called by the Chair. Deputy Deasy.More Button

Please, Deputy. Deputy Pat McCartan.More Button

Please, Deputy McCartan, one thing at a time.More Button

Please, Deputy. I call Deputy Paul Connaughton.More Button

There can be no debate on the matter now.More Button

Deputy McCartan may not ignore the Chair. He does so at his peril.More Button

It is not a matter which should be raised now, Deputy.More Button

Deputy Enright was offering earlier.More Button

I thought Deputy Enright had something relevant to raise.More Button

The matter is on the Order Paper for today and tomorrow and may not be pursued now.More Button

No, you may not ask something that is out of order.More Button

Deputy Éamon Gilmore.More Button

Please, Deputy Enright.More Button

Deputy Gilmore.More Button

I want to call Deputy Howlin.More Button

International Law (Rights of Persons with a Mental Handicap) Bill, 1991: First Stage.

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

Order of Business (Resumed).

Matters appertaining to legislation should not be raised now. The Deputy should put down a question in that regard.More Button

I am calling Deputy Rabbitte for a final question. I am proceeding to the Order of Business proper.More Button

I am sure Deputy Rabbitte will find a more opportune time to raise that matter.More Button

Ceisteanna-Questions. Oral Answers.

The questions on which we are now embarking are Priority Questions for which 15 minutes only are provided in the Standing Orders of the House.More Button

Ceisteanna-Questions. Oral Answers. - Ships' Manifests.

Let us have regard to the time factor in dealing with priority questions.More Button

There are three remaining questions. I do not see how we can include them.More Button

Ceisteanna-Questions. Oral Answers. - Fish Stock Conservation.

We must now proceed to other questions.More Button

No, not now. I will not hear you, Deputy.More Button

The Chair is merely administering the rules of this House.More Button

Ceisteanna-Questions. Oral Answers. - Coast Protection.

We are having repetition.More Button

Ceisteanna-Questions. Oral Answers. - Kowloon Bridge Casualty.

The Deputy is seeking a lot of detail that might be appropriate to other questions.More Button

Ceisteanna-Questions. Oral Answers. - Monofilament Nets Use.

That is a separate matter.More Button

A short question.More Button

We are drifting away from the question before us.More Button

Ceisteanna-Questions. Oral Answers. - Rosslare (Wexford) Coast Protection.

I am calling Question No. 15.More Button

Ceisteanna-Questions. Oral Answers. - Fishing Co-operatives Trustees.

That disposes of questions for today.More Button

Adjournment Debate Matters.

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given to me under Standing Order 20 (3) (a) and the name of the member in each case: (1) Deputy Browne (Carlow-K...More Button

Land Bond Bill, 1991: Second Stage (Resumed).

Deputy Leonard was in possession.More Button

B & I Line Bill, 1991: Second Stage.

I will now ask the Minister for Tourism, Transport and Communications, Deputy Brennan, to move that the Bill be now read a Second Time.More Button

Please allow the debate to proceed. The Deputy will have an opportunity to state his grievance in the matter later, I will not hear it now.More Button

I call on the Minister to move that the Bill be now read a Second Time.More Button

Deputies will have ample time later.More Button

Deputy McCartan, do not intrude in that manner. It is not a point of order. I have asked the Minister to move that the Bill be now read a Second Time.More Button

Resume your seat, Deputy McCartan.More Button

Deputy McCartan, do not ignore the Chair.More Button

I have heard it. It was not a point of order and the Deputy knows it was not.More Button

This is obviously a concerted effort by certain Members over there to disrupt the discussion of this Bill.More Button

Deputy Rabbitte, allow the debate to proceed. It is not a point of order.More Button

Let the debate proceed.More Button

The Deputy must resume his seat. Resume your seat, Deputy, or leave the House. This debate will proceed in an orderly fashion.More Button

Deputy Byrne, I will hear no more of this matter.More Button

No, not now.More Button

I have called on the Minister to move this Bill.More Button

Resume your seat, Deputy.More Button

No, not now. Resume your seat.More Button

This is clear obstruction.More Button

I call on the Minister.More Button

No, Deputy resume your seat.More Button

I am telling the Deputy to resume his seat, for the second time.More Button

Resume your seat.More Button

It is outrageous.More Button

This is gross disorder.More Button

This is gross disorder.More Button

This is gross disorder. I will hear no points of order now.More Button

Deputy Rabbitte, please. I must ask Deputy Rabbitte to leave the House.More Button

It is outrageous Deputy, I grant you that.More Button

Deputy McCartan may not interrupt from a sitting position. He is being continuously disorderly. I have to take note of that.More Button

This is quite intolerable, Deputy. If you rise again I shall ask you to leave, and I shall insist upon it.More Button

Deputy Rabbitte, please.More Button

Deputy Byrne, please. This is completely disorderly.More Button

This is a democratic assembly. The right of free speech prevails here and I will not tolerate any Member being obstructed in the manner that is being done to the Minister now. The interruptions will ...More Button

Deputy McCartan, I think you should leave. If you cannot listen to the Minister in quietude, please leave the House.More Button

Deputies, interruptions should cease. Restrain yourselves.More Button

Allow the Minister to conclude his speech without interruption.More Button

Private Members' Business. - Services for the Mentally Handicapped: Motion.

Is that satisfactory? Agreed.More Button

I hesitate to interrupt the Deputy, but I would be grateful if he would bring his speech to a close; his time is exhausted.More Button

Deputy Richard Bruton has already made quite a long speech on this subject. He also has the right of reply later; that should be sufficient.More Button

B & I Line Bill, 1991: Second Stage (Resumed).

Deputy Byrne without interruption.More Button

Would the Deputy give the reference for that quotation?More Button


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