Advice to Dissolve Dáil: Announcement

I wish to inform the House as a matter of courtesy that I am proceeding immediately to Áras an Uachtaráin to advise the President, pursuant to Article 13 of the Constitution, to dissolve Dáil Éireann and to summon the incoming Dáil to meet at 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 10 March 2016. To those Members of the House who are not seeking re-election, I wish every success and happiness in the future. I wish all other Members well in their endeavours to return to the House. Tá Lá Fhéile Bríde caite. Tá an tEarrach tagtha. Caithfidh mé mo sheol a ardú. Go n-éirí libh ar fad in bhur n-iarrachtaí. Go raibh maith agaibh.

The Dáil adjourned at 9.35 a.m. until 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 10 March 2016.