Prelude

The Joint Committee met at 3 p.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT:

Deputy Seán Ardagh,

Senator Ivor Callely,

Deputy John Deasy,

Senator Mark Daly,

Deputy Michael D. Higgins,

Senator David Norris,

Deputy M. J. Nolan,

Senator Ann Ormonde,

Deputy Michael Noonan,

Deputy Darragh O'Brien,

Deputy Rory O'Hanlon,

Deputy Billy Timmins,

DEPUTY MICHAEL WOODS IN THE CHAIR.