Tuesday 11 March 2014
Dáil Éireann

2.00 p.m.

Questions (Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources)

3.15 p.m.

Leaders Questions

3.36 p.m.

Questions (Taoiseach)

4.36 p.m.

Order of Business

5.06 p.m.

Topical Issues

Motion re Ireland’s participation in an EDA Category B project on Counter
Improvised Explosive Devices Manual Neutralisation Techniques
(Referral to Committee) (without debate)
(Department of Defence)

ESB (Electronic Communications Networks) BiIl 2013
(Amendments from the Seanad) (Report and Final Stages)
(Department of Communications Energy and Natural Resources)

Health Service Executive (Financial Matters) Bill 2013
Second Stage (resumed)
(Department of Health)

Statements on the Governments Priorities for the Year Ahead (Resumed)
(Department of the Taoiseach)

7.30 p.m.

Private Members Business - Motion re Gateway Scheme (Sinn Féin)

9.00 p.m.

Dáil Adjourns
Seanad Éireann

2.30 p.m.

Order of Business

3.45 p.m.

Statements on the General Scheme of the Seanad Electoral (University Members) (Amendment) Bill 2014
(Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government)

Matters on the Adjournment
Committee Meetings
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

CR3, LH 2000 2 p.m. (T)
AGENDA: S.I. No. 3 of 2014 – European Union (Common Fisheries Policy) (Point System) Regulations 2014
[Representatives from Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA)]
Joint Committee on European Union Affairs

CR1, LH 2000 2 p.m. (T)

AGENDA:
(i) Voting rights of citizens within the EU

[Ms Barbara Nolan, Head of the European Commission Representation in Ireland;
Ms Eimear Ní Bhroin, Political Affairs Officer, European Commission Representation in Ireland];
(ii) Introduction of the Euro to Lithuania in 2015

[His Excellency Vidmantas Purlys, Ambassador of Lithuania to Ireland]
Select Sub-Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

CR2, LH 2000 1.30 p.m. (T)(S)
AGENDA: Industrial Relations (Forfás Dissolution) Bill 2013
[Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation]
Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality

CR4, LH 2000 2.30 p.m. (T)
AGENDA: Irish prisoners serving imprisonment for public protection (IPP) sentences in the United Kingdom
[Representative from Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas]
Wednesday 12 March 2014
Dáil Éireann

9.30 a.m.

Questions (Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government)

10.45 a.m.

Statements re Measures being taken to increase supply of Social Housing and achieve significant progress on the Governments Homelessness Policy (to adjourn at 12 noon if not previously concluded)
(Department of the Environment Community and Local Government)

12 noon

Leaders Questions

12.21 p.m.

Order of Business

12.51 p.m.

Pre European Council Statements (to conclude within 65 minutes)

1.56 p.m.

Topical Issues

2.44 p.m.

SOS (1 hour)

3.44 p.m.

Statements on the Governments Priorities for the Year Ahead (Resumed)
(Department of the Taoiseach)

7.30 p.m.

Private Members Business - Motion re Gateway Scheme (Sinn Féin)

9.00 p.m.

Dáil Adjourns
Seanad Éireann

10.30 a.m.

Order of Business

12.30 p.m.

Statements on the 2020 Strategy on the Irish Language
(Aire Stáit le freagracht as an nGaeltacht agus na hOileáin)

3.00 p.m.

Private Members Business - Renewable Energy (Senators David Cullinane, Trevor Ó Clochartaigh, Kathryn Reilly)

5.00 p.m.

Matters on the Adjournment
Committee Meetings
Joint Committee on Education and Social Protection
CR3, LH 2000 1 p.m.
AGENDA: Private Meeting
Joint Committee on the Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht
CR2, LH 2000 2.15 p.m. (T)
AGENDA: London Irish Centre – Supporting an Irish Community
[Mr David Barlow, Chief Executive, London Irish Centre]
Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade
CR1, LH 2000 2.30 p.m. (T)
AGENDA: Current situation in Ukraine
[Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Ireland]
Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality
CR2, LH 2000 9.30 a.m. (T)(S)
AGENDA: Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Bill 2013
[Minister for Justice and Equality]
Joint Committee on Public Service Oversight and Petitions
CR3, LH 2000 AGENDA:

(a) 4 p.m. Private (P); and

(b) 4.45 p.m. (T) Public Petitions received
Joint Committee on Transport and Communications
CR4, LH 2000 9.30 a.m. (T)

AGENDA:
(i) Scrutiny of EU legislative proposals:
Schedule A:
COM(2014)8 re Blue Energy
COM(2014)23 re. Exploration and production of hydrocarbons (such as shale gas) using high volume hydraulic fracturing;

Schedule B:
COM(2013)848;
(ii) Implications of the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness (Vehicle Testing) (No. 2) Regulations 2013 for vintage vehicles
[Representatives from the Irish Veteran and Vintage Car Club;
Vintage Veteran Trucks Association]; and

(iii) The sustainability of the Post Office network
[Representatives from An Post]
Thursday 13 March 2014
Dáil Éireann

9.30 a.m.

Questions (Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation)

10.45 a.m.

Statements on the 2020 Strategy on the Irish Language (to adjourn at 2pm if not previously concluded)
(Department of the Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht)

Statements on the Governments Priorities for the Year Ahead (Resumed)
(Department of the Taoiseach)

12 noon

Leaders Questions

12.21 p.m.

Order of Business

12.41 p.m.

Morning Business Continued

4.42 p.m.

Topical Issues

5.30 p.m.

Dáil Adjourns
Committee Meetings
Joint Committee on European Union Affairs
CR3, LH 2000 3 p.m. (T)
AGENDA: Forthcoming General Affairs Council Meeting
[Minister of State with special responsibility for European Affairs]

Joint Committee on Health and Children
CR2, LH 2000 9.30 a.m. (T)

AGENDA: Suicide hearings

Session A: 9.30 a.m.
[Professor Ella Arensman; University College Cork;
An Garda Síochána];

Session B: 11.30 a.m.
[Console;
Aware;
Pieta House;
Irish Association of Suicidology;
National Office for Suicide Prevention]
Dáil Committee of Public Accounts
CR1, LH 2000 10 a.m. (T)

AGENDA:
(i) Business of the Committee;
(ii) 2012 Appropriation Accounts and Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General:
Vote 24 – Justice and Equality;
Chapter 9 – State Pathology Building Project
[Officials from the Department of Justice and Equality]
Bills Scheduled for Consideration this Week
Dáil

Dáil Tuesday
ESB (Electronic Communications Networks) BiIl 2013
Health Service Executive (Financial Matters) Bill 2013

Dáil Wednesday

Dáil Thursday
Seanad

Seanad Tuesday

Seanad Wednesday

Seanad Thursday
Committees

Committees Tuesday
Industrial Relations (Forfás Dissolution) Bill 2013

Committees Wednesday
Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Bill 2013

Committees Thursday
Report Stage Business planned for Scheduling in Dáil Éireann

** Week beginning 17 March 2014

No Bills Scheduled

** Week beginning 24 March 2014

No Bills Scheduled
Provisional Listing of Bills for Dáil Select Committee Consideration

** Week commencing 17 March 2014

No Bills Scheduled

** Week commencing 24 March 2014

Protected Disclosures Bill 2013 (Select sub-Committee on Public Expenditure and Reform - Date, time and venue to be confirmed)