O'Donoghue, John

Wednesday, 9 April 2008

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 651 No. 3

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Ceisteanna — Questions - Official Engagements.

As I have often said in the past, Question Time is for asking questions, not for imparting information.More Button

Death of Former Member: Expressions of Sympathy.

The House will now hear expressions of sympathy on the death of former Member, Mr. Gene Fitzgerald. I extend a warm welcome to Mrs. Noreen Fitzgerald and her family to the Distinguished Visitors Gall...More Button

Requests to move Adjournment of Dáil under Standing Order 32.

We were always on speaking terms.More Button

Having given the matters raised full consideration, I do not consider them to be in order under Standing Order 32.More Button

Order of Business.

There are two proposals to be put to the House. Is the proposal relating to No. 19 agreed? Agreed. Is the proposal relating to the suspension of sitting under Standing Order 23(1) agreed? Agreed.More Button

The Deputy should not use the Order of Business to make speeches about transport in Dublin. She should confine her questions to legislative matters.More Button

The Deputy is dealing in specifics and I ask him to confine his contribution to a question on legislation.More Button

The Taoiseach has answered.More Button

The Taoiseach cannot give a date and has answered that it will come before the House during this session.More Button

The Deputy has made his point.More Button

We cannot go into this now as there are more appropriate methods for raising these matters.More Button

That will be given consideration but I must enforce Standing Orders or we will be here all night.More Button

The Deputy will have to find a different way to raise that issue.More Button

That matter is not for consideration.More Button

The Deputy cannot go into the matter now.More Button

That does not matter.More Button

The Deputy knows he cannot go into that now.More Button

We will look at that in the normal way.More Button

The Deputy cannot discuss that matter now.More Button

Mention it now, please.More Button

What legislation is it?More Button

The Deputy can only ask about promised legislation.More Button

Does the Deputy have a question or is he making a statement?More Button

Ask the question.More Button

And the other legislation.More Button

I call the Taoiseach on those two pieces of legislation. The Deputy has made his point.More Button

We cannot discuss the content of the legislation.More Button

That is for a Second Stage speech or an amendment.More Button

Does the Deputy have a specific question?More Button

We cannot go into that now.More Button

I cannot make an exception for you, Deputy O’Sullivan.More Button

Yes but the Deputy is not entitled to a prologue.More Button

I ask the Taoiseach to respond in regard to the Children Act.More Button

No prologues or epilogues are allowed.More Button

To what legislation is the Deputy referring?More Button

Is legislation promised in this area?More Button

The matter of inclusion is another day’s work.More Button

That is a matter for the Whips as the Deputy is well aware.More Button

Come on.More Button

On the legislation.More Button

Is that promised legislation?More Button

There is no legislation promised in this area.More Button

Is legislation promised?More Button

The main thing is that the ball lands in touch.More Button

I was not.More Button

Deputy Timmins should not mind the kudos.More Button

We cannot drift into that.More Button

I am sure the Chief Whip has something to offer but he can offer it elsewhere. We must move on.More Button

European Council Meetings: Statements.

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Twenty-eighth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2008: Second Stage (Resumed).

The Minister of State’s time has expired.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed.More Button

Happy birthday.More Button

Is that agreed? Agreed. More Button

Adjournment Debate - Hospitals Building Programme.

Allow the Minister of State to proceed without interruption.More Button

Adjournment Debate - Crime Prevention.

The time for the debate has expired.More Button


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