Dáil Eireann assembled in Session on Tuesday, 10th May, 1921. The Deputy Speaker, Mr. J.J. O'KELLY (Louth), presided.
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 ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT. The MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS. The DIRECTOR OF TRADE AND COMMERCE. The MINISTER FOR DEFENCE. The DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE. The ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR IRISH. The DIRECTOR OF FISHERIES. BEASLAI, P. (Kerry, East). BUCKLEY, D. (Kildare, North). DOLAN, J.N. (Leitrim). MACENTEE, J. (Monaghan, South). MULCAHY, R.J. (Clontarf, Dublin). O'HIGGINS, B. (Clare, West). O'KEEFFE, P. (Cork, North). WARD, P.J. (Donegal, South).
Apologies for non-attendance were received from
DE ROISTE, L. (Cork City). CROWLEY, DR. (Mayo, North).
The DEPUTY SPEAKER took the chair at 9.20 a.m., and in opening the proceedings said he presumed they would follow the usual procedure and have all the Reports read first and take the debates on them afterwards. No objection was raised to this course, and he accordingly called upon the Minister for Home Affairs to present his Report.