It is proposed to take No.14, motion re membership of committee, and No. 22, statements of appreciation in respect of the life and work of Seamus Heaney.
It is proposed, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, that: the Dáil shall sit later than 9 p.m. and shall adjourn on the adjournment of Private Members' business, which shall be No. 114, motion re education, and which shall take place at 7.30 p.m. or on the conclusion of Topical Issues, whichever is the later; No. 14 shall be decided without debate; and the proceedings on No. 22 shall be taken on the conclusion of the Order of Business and shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion after 90 minutes and the following arrangements shall apply: the statement of the Taoiseach, Tánaiste and leaders of Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and the Technical Group, or a person nominated in their stead, who shall be called upon in that order and who may share their time, shall not exceed ten minutes in each case; the statement of a Minister or Minister of State and of the main spokespersons for Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and the Technical Group, who shall be called upon in that order and who may share their time, shall not exceed ten minutes in each case, and the order shall resume thereafter with Topical Issues.