The Select Committee met at 05:00 p.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT:

Deputy Joe Carey,+

Deputy Mary Mitchell O'Connor,+

Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy,+

Deputy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin

Deputy Pearse Doherty

Deputy Kieran O'Donnell

Deputy Regina Doherty,*

Deputy Fergus O'Dowd (Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government)

Deputy Robert Dowds,*

Deputy Robert Troy.*

Deputy Simon Harris

Deputy Joe Higgins,*

Deputy Derek Keating,+

* In the absence of Deputies Alan Farrell, Liam Twomey, Richard Boyd Barrett and Michael McGrath, respectively.
+ In the absence of Deputies Kieran O'Donnell, Robert Dowds, Robert Dowds, Regina Doherty and Regina Doherty, respectively, for part of meeting.
In attendance: Deputy John Deasy.
DEPUTY CIARÁN LYNCH IN THE CHAIR.