Tá Tuarasgabháil agam agus iarrfad ar an gCléireac chun é léigheamh. I will now ask the Clerk of the Dáil to read the Report of the Committee.
The Clerk read the report as follows:—
The Committee was appointed by resolution of Dáil Eireann passed on 6th December, 1922, in the following terms:—
"That a Committee of the Dáil consisting of fifteen Deputies shall be appointed in accordance with Article 55 of the Constitution to make nominations for the Ministries of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Postal Services, such Ministers not being Members of the Executive Council.
"That the Committee shall be appointed by the single transferable vote, and that the Quorum of such Committee shall be eleven."
In accordance with the above resolution an election was held on Friday, the 8th December, when the following Deputies were chosen to act on the said Committee:—
Deputies Hughes, Hennessy, Thrift, Nicholls, Vaughan, Cole, Murphy, McCarthy, O'Donnell, McGoldrick, Gorey, Dolan, Lavin, O'Brien, and Johnson.
The Committee met on Tuesday, December 12th.
Present:—Deputies Hughes, Hennessy, Thrift, Nicholls, Vaughan, Cole, Murphy, McCarthy, O'Donnell, McGoldrick, Gorey, Dolan, and Lavin.
The Committee took into consideration three Ministries, viz.:—
(2) Postal Services; and
It was decided unanimously to make the following recommendations to Dáil Eireann, viz.:—
(1) Deputy P.J. Hogan to be Minister for Agriculture;
(2) Deputy J.J. Walsh to be Postmaster-General; and
(3) Deputy Fionán Lynch to be Minister of Fisheries.
Peadar Ó hAodha (Cathaoirleach).
Micheál Ó hAonghusa.
Seoirse Mac Niocaill.
Domhnall Ó Mocháin.
Uáitéar Mac Cumhaill.
Séamus Ó Murchadha.
Domhnall Mac Cárthaigh.
Tomás Ó Domhnaill.
Padraig Mag Ualghairg.
Donchadh Ó Guaire.
Séamus Ó Dóláin.
Aindriú Ó Láimhín.
12th December, 1922.