Dáil debates

Friday, 12 December 2014

10:40 am

Photo of Seán BarrettSeán Barrett (Ceann Comhairle; Dún Laoghaire, Ceann Comhairle)
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I am afraid I have no option but to name Deputy Róisín Shortall. I move: "That Deputy Róisín Shortall be suspended from the service of the Dáil."

Question put:

The Dáil divided: Tá, 72; Níl, 33.


Tellers: Tá, Deputies Paul Kehoe and Emmet Stagg; Níl, Deputies Róisín Shortall and Thomas P. Broughan.

Níl

Question declared carried.

10:50 am

Photo of Seán BarrettSeán Barrett (Ceann Comhairle; Dún Laoghaire, Ceann Comhairle)
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Deputy Róisín Shortall is suspended from the services of the Dáil.

We will move back to section 7, on which Deputy Wallace was indicating.

10:55 am

Photo of Róisín ShortallRóisín Shortall (Dublin North West, Independent)
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I apologise to Deputy Wallace but before I leave the House-----

Photo of Seán BarrettSeán Barrett (Ceann Comhairle; Dún Laoghaire, Ceann Comhairle)
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No Deputy, you have been suspended. Deputy Wallace should proceed.

Photo of Róisín ShortallRóisín Shortall (Dublin North West, Independent)
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-----I must state my deep regret that the Ceann Comhairle is not upholding the democratic rights of Members of this House.

Deputy Shortall withdrew from the Chamber.