Resignation of Member

I wish to announce for the information of the House that at 10.45 p.m yesterday I received a letter of resignation from Deputy Dara Murphy as a Member of Dáil Éireann with effect from Tuesday, 3 December 2019. I am making arrangements to have the letter laid before the Dáil. In accordance with the provisions of Standing Order 197, the resignation took effect upon my receipt of the notice. This announcement is made for the information of the House and there will be no debates or statements.