MOTION TO APPOINT INTERPRETER.
In accordance with notice of motion P. BEASLAI (E. Kerry) moved and T. MACSUIBHNE (Mid-Cork) seconded:—
"That an official interpreter be appointed to translate Irish and English speeches at the private meetings of Dáil when necessary."
CATHAL BRUGHA (Waterford County) moved an amendment as follows, which was seconded by P. O MAILLE (Connemara):—
"That Deputies be free to use which ever language they prefer and that no interpreter be appointed until it is thus established that there is need for his services."
The amendment was accepted by the proposer and put and carried.