Prelude

The Joint Committee met at 3.45 p.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT:

Deputy Áine Brady,

Senator Martin Brady,

Deputy Thomas P. Broughan,

Senator Paschal Donohoe.

Deputy Paul Connaughton,

Deputy Ciarán Cuffe,

Deputy Frank Feighan,

Deputy Michael Kennedy,

Deputy Shane McEntee,

Deputy Fergus O’Dowd,

In attendance: Deputies Chris Andrews, Kieran O'Donnell and Michael D. Higgins, and Senator Jerry Buttimer.
DEPUTY FRANK FAHEY IN THE CHAIR.
The joint committee met in private session until 4.13 p.m.