O'Hanlon, Rory

Thursday, 10 February 2005

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 597 No. 4

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Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 31.

Before coming to the Order of Business, I propose to deal with a number of notices under Standing Order 31.More Button

Having considered the matters raised, they are not in order under Standing Order 31.More Button

Order of Business.

There are no proposals to put to the House.More Button

I call Deputy McManus on the second issue raised by Deputy Bruton.More Button

We cannot have a debate on the matter.More Button

The Chair has a dilemma.More Button

I allowed questions this morning that did not relate to the Order of Business.More Button

That is correct.More Button

Deputy McManus——More Button

The Chair used its discretion this morning to allow a question that was not in order under Standing Order 26.More Button

The Chair will not be in a position to do that in future if it develops into a wholesale debate.More Button

If I allow the Deputy to speak, everybody else will be entitled to speak on the matter.More Button

I call Deputy Ring.More Button

Is the debate promised?More Button

No debate is promised.More Button

As no such debate is promised, the Deputy will have to find another way of raising the matter.More Button

I call Deputy Ring.More Button

I understand that there was a difficulty with the rope used to suspend the flag. It is being attended to as a matter of urgency.More Button

That does not arise on the Order of Business.More Button

The Deputy should submit a question.More Button

I call on Deputy Coveney.More Button

Allow Deputy Coveney to submit his question.More Button

The Deputy cannot discuss the content of the legislation? I call Deputy Bruton.More Button

Allow the Tánaiste without interruption.More Button

We cannot discuss the content of the legislation. I call Deputy Bruton.More Button

Deputy Gormley should allow Deputy Bruton without interruption.More Button

That does not arise on the Order of Business.More Button

I suggest that the Deputy submit a question to the line Minister.More Button

I call Deputy Quinn.More Button

I suggest that the Deputy submit a question to the line Minister.More Button

That matter has already been dealt with.More Button

Has the Deputy a question on legislation?More Button

What legislation?More Button

That question was dealt with on Tuesday this week.More Button

That does not arise on the Order of Business. I call Deputy Rabbitte.More Button

We will hear Deputy Rabbitte.More Button

The Deputy will have to find another way to raise the matter. I call Deputy Rabbitte.More Button

The Deputy should submit a question to the line Minister.More Button

That question was raised on the Adjournment.More Button

It has already been raised in the House by Deputy Burton.More Button

The Deputy is being disorderly. We cannot have a debate on this matter.More Button

Allow Deputy Rabbitte.More Button

The Deputy should allow the leader of her party to ask a question. He has been called.More Button

Allow Deputy Rabbitte.More Button

I ask Deputy Burton to resume her seat.More Button

We will move to No. 1 on the Order of Business if the Deputy does not want to allow her leader to contribute.More Button

I call the Tánaiste on the legislation.More Button

Garda Síochána Bill 2004 [Seanad]: Second Stage.

Allow the Minister to speak without interruption.More Button

Priority Questions - Mental Health Services.

It is not appropriate to make a statement. We are already eight minutes into this question.More Button

Will the Deputy to give way to the Minister of State? We have spent nine minutes on this question, even though only six minutes are allowed for each question.More Button

Will the Minister of State conclude? We have now spent ten minutes on the question.More Button

Will the Minister of State give way?More Button

The Chair requests Members to stay within Standing Orders. Two minutes are available for the first reply.More Button

I ask Deputy Neville to remain silent while the Chair is speaking.More Button

The Chair wishes to make a point about priority questions. Everyone in the House is entitled to fair play.More Button

I ask Deputy Neville to leave the House. When the Chair is on its feet——More Button

The Chair wants to make a point. In fairness to every Deputy in the House, we try to stay within Standing Orders as best we can. Six minutes is allowed per question. On the last question, my understan...More Button

Priority Questions - Health Services.

The Deputy’s time is exhausted and he should give the Minister of State a chance to reply.More Button

I call Question No. 6 in the name of Deputy Coveney.More Button

The six minutes allocated for this question has been used.More Button

That is very possible, but the Deputy used two and a half minutes of the six minutes available to put his questions.More Button

I have called Question No. 6.More Button

Other Questions - Hospital Services.

The Deputy should be brief. We are running out of time.More Button

That does not arise out of this question.More Button

Adjournment Debate Matters.

I wish to advise the House of the following matters in respect of which notice has been given under Standing Order 21 and the name of the Member in each case: (1) Deputy Seán Ryan — the urgent need fo...More Button


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