Fixing of Date for Election of Ceann Comhairle .

: Tairgim go gceapfar gurb é an lá amárach, Déardaoin, an 16ú lá de mhí Dheireadh Fómhair, an dáta chun an Ceann Comhairle a thoghadh.

I propose that tomorrow, Thursday, 16 October, be fixed as the date for the election of the Ceann Comhairle.

: Leath uair tar éis a ceathair?

: Leath uair tar éis a trí.

: B'fhearr linn a ceathair a chlog nó leath uair tar éis a ceathair.

: Leath uair tar éis a trí.

: Could we arrange for 4.30 p.m. tomorrow instead of 3.30 p.m.? Our Party quite recently asked if I could arrange for a change of time.

: I understood that 3.30 p.m. had been agreed but as we will be having a recess the matter could be discussed during the recess.

Question put and agreed to.

: I ask the Taoiseach to move that the sitting be suspended for 30 minutes.

: I move that our sitting be suspended for 30 minutes.

Business suspended at 2.45 p.m. and resumed at 3.15 p.m.