The Joint Committee met at 02:10 p.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT:

Deputy James Bannon

Senator Fiach Mac Conghail

Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy

Senator Labhrás Ó Murchú.

Deputy Barry Cowen

Deputy Dessie Ellis,*

Deputy Anne Ferris,*

Deputy Luke 'Ming' Flanagan

Deputy Tony McLoughlin

Deputy Catherine Murphy

Deputy Gerald Nash

Deputy Brian Stanley

* In the absence of Deputies Peadar Tóibín and Michael McCarthy, respectively.
DEPUTY NOEL COONAN IN THE CHAIR.