It is proposed to take No. 16, motion of referral to select committee of proposed approval by Dáil Éireann of the report by the Minister for Defence on service by the Defence Forces with the United Nations in 2014, and No. 43, statements on Northern Ireland.
It is proposed, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, that: (1) the Dáil shall sit later than 9 p.m. and adjourn on the adjournment of Private Members’ Business which shall be No. 214, motion re Travellers' rights, which shall be taken at the conclusion of Topical Issues and adjourned after 90 minutes; (2) No. 16 shall be decided without debate; (3) No. 43 shall be taken immediately following the Order of Business and the proceedings thereon shall, if not previously concluded, be brought to a conclusion after two hours and 30 minutes and the following arrangements shall apply: (i) the statement of the Taoiseach, the Tánaiste and the leaders of Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and the Technical Group, or persons nominated in their stead, who shall be called on in that order shall not exceed 20 minutes in each case and such Members may share their time; (ii) the statement of the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade and the spokespersons for Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and the Technical Group who shall be called on in that order shall not exceed ten minutes in each case and such Members may share their time; and (iii) a Minister or a Minister of State shall be called on to make a statement in reply which shall not exceed ten minutes; and Topical Issues shall be taken immediately thereafter.
Tomorrow’s business after Oral Questions shall be No. 8, Social Welfare Bill 2015 - Order for Second Stage and Second Stage; and No. 9, Finance Bill 2015 - Order for Second Stage and Second Stage.