Prelude

The Joint Committee met at 2.15 p.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT:

Deputy Noel Coonan,

Senator Cáit Keane,

Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy,

Senator Catherine Noone,

Deputy Clare Daly,

Senator Ned O’Sullivan.

Deputy Timmy Dooley,

Deputy Kevin Humphreys,

Deputy Michael P. Kitt,*

Deputy Sandra McLellan,

Deputy Catherine Murphy,

Deputy Gerald Nash,

Deputy Brian Walsh,

* In the absence of Deputy Robert Troy.
In attendance: Deputy Denis Naughten.
DEPUTY CIARÁN LYNCH IN THE CHAIR.