Address to Seanad Éireann by Mr. Manus Cooney: Motion

I move:

That Seanad Éireann agrees with the recommendation of the Committee on Procedure and Privileges that, in accordance with Standing Order 57(2) of the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, Mr. Manus Cooney be invited to address Seanad Éireann on 5th October 2016 and that the following arrangements shall apply: the proceedings which shall not exceed one and a half hours shall consist of a speech by the Cathaoirleach welcoming Mr. Cooney; an address by Mr. Cooney; a contribution not exceeding five minutes by the spokesperson for each group, at the conclusion of which Mr. Cooney will reply to questions which shall not exceed one minute in each case from Senators in accordance with the Schedule to the motion and a concluding contribution by the Leader of the House.

Schedule

Fine Gael Group: 2 questions.

Fianna Fáil Group: 2 questions.

Independent Group: 2 questions.

Sinn Féin Group: 2 questions.

Civil Engagement Group: 2 questions.

Labour Party Group: 2 questions.

Question put and agreed to.