Address by Mr. Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh: Motion

I move:

That Seanad Éireann agrees with the recommendation of the Committee on Procedure and Privileges that, in accordance with Standing Order 57(2) of the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, Mr. Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh be invited to address Seanad Éireann on 21st March 2018 and, unless otherwise ordered, the following arrangements shall apply.

The proceedings, in respect of the address, which shall not exceed two hours, shall consist of-

(a) a speech of welcome by the Cathaoirleach,

(b) an address by Mr. Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh,

(c) a contribution not exceeding five minutes by a spokesperson from each Group,

(d) a contribution not exceeding three minutes from other Senators,

(e) a contribution not exceeding three minutes from the Leas-Chathaoirleach,

(f) a concluding response of not less than ten minutes by Mr. Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh,

(g) a speech of thanks by the Leader of the House.

Question put and agreed to.