Location: 3 Mountjoy Square. Private meeting.
Dáil Eireann assembled in Session on Friday, 11th March, 1921, In the absence of the Deputy Speaker in prison, the Member for South Kildare, ART O'CONNOR, was moved to the Chair.
There were also present:—
The PRESIDENT. The MINISTER FOR FINANCE. The ASSOCIATE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS. The SUBSTITUTE MINISTER FOR LABOUR. The MINISTER FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT. The MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS. The DIRECTOR OF TRADE AND COMMERCE. The DIRECTOR OF FISHERIES. The ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR DEFENCE. The ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR IRISH. THE ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT. BEASLAL, P. (Kerry, East). BUCKLEY, D (Kildare, North). BURKE, JAS. (Tipperary, Mid.). CROWLEY, DR. (Mayo, North). DOLAN, J.N. (Leitrim). HAYES, JOHN (Cork, West). HUNTER, T. (Cork, North-East). LENNON, JAS. (Carlow). MACENTEE, J. (Monaghan, South). MELLOWES, L. (Galway, East and Meath, North). O'HIGGINS, B. (Clare, West). O'KEEFFE, P. (Cork, North). WARD, P.J. (Donegal, South).
Apologies for non-attendance were received from:
THE MINISTER FOR DEFENCE. O'MAHONY, J. (Fermanagh, South) O'MAILLE, P. (Connemara).
The ACTING SPEAKER in opening the proceedings asked Members when speaking to keep strictly to the questions before the Dáil. He then called on the President for his statement.