Treacy, Seán

Tuesday, 18 February 1992

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 415 No. 8

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Ceisteanna — Questions. Oral Answers. - Arts Development.

The Deputy has raised a specific matter worthy of a separate question.More Button

Sin ceist eile.More Button

I am calling Question No. 2.More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions. Oral Answers. - Taoiseach's Leadership Style.

That is a separate matter altogether. Please Deputy that matter is worthy of a separate question.More Button

Can we proceed to Question No. 3?More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions. Oral Answers. - Referendum on Maastricht Treaty.

I want to call Deputy De Rossa.More Button

Let us not anticipate the statements now.More Button

The Deputy need not elaborate now.More Button

Brevity, please.More Button

Question No. 6, please.More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions. Oral Answers. - Dáil Reform.

I have to say that it is common practice in this House to take related questions together. The Taoiseach.More Button

No, I am having no point of order. I have called the questions. The Taoiseach is in possession.More Button

Deputy Barrett, what is the point of order? There is disorder.More Button

I have no control over the manner in which Ministers or Taoisigh take questions.More Button

Please, Deputies, I will hear no further points of order. This is obstruction. The Taoiseach.More Button

I have called the Taoiseach and he shall be heard.More Button

I am sorry, Deputy, let us proceed with questions.More Button

Normally, the Chair would permit a point of order but is this justified?More Button

Let us hear it.More Button

Deputy, it is, as I have said earlier, normal practice to take related questions together and I accepted that.More Button

I have no control over the Taoiseach's or Ministers questions. The Taoiseach.More Button

Deputy, do not reflect on the Chair. The Deputy knows full well that I have no control over the matter.More Button

The Taoiseach.More Button

Oh dear, dear.More Button

Is it a point of order or disorder?More Button

That is the Deputy's opinion in the matter; others may differ with her. (Interruptions.)More Button

I am ruling that it is quite normal to hear such questions.More Button

I will be calling the Deputies in the order in which their questions appear before me on the Order Paper. Deputy Spring.More Button

There should not be any reference to the other House.More Button

It is traditional that we do not refer to matters appertaining to the other House.More Button

This matter should not lead to argument.More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions. Oral Answers. - Discussions on Northern Ireland.

I call Deputy Proinsias De Rossa whose Question No. 21 refers.More Button

Questions, please.More Button

We are having a statement from the Deputy.More Button

Sorry, Deputy De Rossa. I want to assist the Deputy in eliciting information but he may not go on to make a speech.More Button

I am now calling Deputy Noonan, Limerick East. The House will be aware that 15 minutes are set aside each normal sitting day for dealing with Priority Questions. I shall be proceeding to deal with t...More Button

Can we proceed to deal with another question?More Button

The Deputy is deviating from the subject matter before us.More Button

We now come to Question No. 22 in the name of Deputy John Bruton.More Button

Can we deal adequately with Question No. 22?More Button

Thank you, Deputy. That is the right conclusion in the circumstances. If the House so agrees we will proceed to deal with Priority Questions.More Button

We will try to facilitate the Deputy.More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions. Oral Answers. - Dublin Neurosurgery Services.

We will manage to dispose of the remaining question. I am calling Question No. 43 in the name of Deputy Richard Bruton.More Button

Ceisteanna — Questions. Oral Answers. - Preventive Health Policy.

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 Quill — the prob...More Button

Request for Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 30.

I had been given notice of motions under Standing Order 30 from a number of Deputies, initially, from Deputies De Rossa, Spring and John Bruton. I have been informed now that Deputies Spring and De R...More Button

I have received notice that Statements will be made on this matter after the Order of Business. Accordingly, the Dáil will discuss the matter today. Consequently, I cannot grant leave to move the mot...More Button

Order of Business.

I must now inquire whether the proposals for dealing with the proposed Statements are agreed?More Button

It is unusual for ordinary Deputies to intervene at this stage. I will call Deputy De Rossa.More Button

The Deputy has made his point adequately.More Button

The Chair merely wished to adhere to the normal practice at this time.More Button

We have had that matter before, Deputy.More Button

That is not the fault of the Chair.More Button

The Deputy put that question earlier; clearly, we are having repetition.More Button

The House has decided on this matter.More Button

The House has decided on the matter. If there is nothing further on the Order of Business, I will call the Taoiseach to make the statement.More Button

Private Members' Business. - ESF Funding for Third Level Education: Motion.

Deputy Jim Higgins has 40 minutes.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Adjournment Debate. - Legal Aid Scheme Suspension.

The Chair hesitates to interrupt the Minister or Minister of State when he or she is imparting information to the House, but the Chair has an overriding obligation to adhere to the rules governing Adj...More Button


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