Seanad debates

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Address by Mr. Manus Cooney: Motion


2:30 pm

Photo of Jerry ButtimerJerry Buttimer (Fine Gael)
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I move:

That Seanad Éireann agrees with the recommendation of the Committee on Procedure and Privileges that, in accordance with Standing Order 57(2) of the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, Mr. Manus Cooney be invited to address Seanad Éireann on 5th October, 2016 and the following arrangements shall apply. The proceedings, which shall not exceed one and a half hours, shall consist of a speech by the Cathaoirleach welcoming Mr. Cooney, an address by Mr. Cooney, a contribution not exceeding five minutes by the spokesperson for each group at the conclusion of which Mr. Cooney will reply to questions, which shall not exceed one minute in each case, from Senators in accordance with the Schedule to this motion and a concluding contribution by the Leader of the House.


Fine Gael Group: 2 questions

Fianna Fáil Group: 2 questions

Independent Group: 2 questions

Sinn Féin Group: 2 questions

Civil Engagement Group: 2 questions

Labour Group: 2 questions.”

Question put and agreed to.