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The Dail and Seanad both approved the establishment of select committees, as follows:

Trade and Foreign Affairs: senators Deirdre Clune, Mark Daly, Lorraine Higgins, Michael Mullins, David Norris, Jim Walsh; deputies Pat Breen, Eric Byrne, Bernard J. Durkan, Pádraig Mac Lochlainn, Michael McNamara, Dara Murphy, Dan Neville, Seán Ó Fearghaíl and Maureen O’Sullivan.

Finance: Senators Sean D Barrett, Thomas Byrne, Michael D’Arcy, Aideen Hayden, Tom Sheahan, Katherine Zappone; deputies Richard Boyd-Barret, Thomas P. Broughan, Michael Creed, Jim Daly, Pearse Doherty, Stephen Donnelly, Sean Fleming, Joe Higgins, Heather Humphreys, Kevin Humphreys, Peter Mathews, Mary Lou McDonald, Michael McGrath, Olivia Mitchell, Seán Ó Fearghaíl, Jonathan O’Brien, Kieran O’Donnell, Arthur Spring, Billy Timmins, Liam Twomey and Alex White.

Jobs, Social Protection and Education: senators Deirdre Clune, John Kelly, Michael Mullins, Marie-Louise O’Donnell, Averil Power and Feargal Quinn; deputies Ray Butler, Áine Collins, Joan Collins, Michael Conaghan, Barry Cowen, Seán Crowe, Damien English, Tom Fleming, Brendan Griffin, John Halligan, Seán Kyne, Anthony Lawlor, John Lyons, Nicky McFadden, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Aengus Ó Snodaigh, Willie O’Dea, Brendan Ryan, Brendan Smith and Peadar Tóibín.

Environment, Transport, Culture and the Gaeltacht: senators Eamonn Coghlan, Cáit Keane, Denis Landy, Catherine Noone, Labhrás Ó Murchú and Ned O’Sullivan; deputies James Bannon, Paudie Coffey, Niall Collins, Noel Coonan, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, Clare Daly, Timmy Dooley, Dessie Ellis, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Terence Flanagan, Kevin Humphreys, Seán Kenny, Ciarán Lynch, Sandra McLellan, Tony McLoughlin, Catherine Murphy, Gerald Nash, Patrick O’Donovan, Brian Stanley, Robert Troy and Brian Walsh.

Communications, Natural Resources and Agriculture: senators Michael Comiskey, Paschal Mooney, Pat O’Neill, Mary Ann O’Brien, Brian Ó Domhnaill and John Whelan; deputies Tom Barry, Michael Colreavy, Pat Deering, Robert Dowds, Andrew Doyle, Martin Ferris, Noel Harrington, Martin Heydon, Colm Keaveney, Mattie McGrath, Michael McNamara, Michael Moynihan, Éamon Ó Cuív, John O’Mahony and Thomas Pringle.

Justice, Defence and Equality: senators Ivana Bacik, Paul Bradford, Martin Conway, Rónán Mullen and Denis O’Donovan; deputies Dara Calleary, Michael Creed, Tom Hayes, Seán Kenny, Finian McGrath, Jonathan O’Brien, David Stanton, Billy Timmins and Joanna Tuffy.

Health and Children: senators Colm Burke, John Crown, David Cullinane, John Gilroy, Imelda Henry, Marc MacSharry and Jillian van Turnhout; deputies Jerry Buttimer, Catherine Byrne, Michael Colreavy, Ciara Conway, Regina Doherty, Robert Dowds, Peter Fitzpatrick, Seamus Healy, Derek Keating, Billy Kelleher, Eamonn Maloney, Charlie McConalogue, Mattie McGrath, Denis Naughten and Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin.

European Union Affairs: senators Colm Burke, Fidelma Healy Eames, James Heffernan, Terry Leyden and Kathryn Reilly; deputies Joe Costello, Paschal Donohoe, Timmy Dooley, Bernard J. Durkan, Colm Keaveney, Seán Kyne, Pádraig Mac Lochlainn, Joe O’Reilly and Mick Wallace.

Good Friday Agreement: senators Jim D’Arcy, Maurice Cummins, Martin McAleese, Mary Moran and Mary White; deputies Seán Conlan, Seán Crowe, Clare Daly, Regina Doherty, Alan Farrell, Frank Feighan, Martin Ferris, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Dominic Hannigan, Michael P. Kitt, Joe McHugh, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Joe O’Reilly, Brendan Smith and Joanna Tuffy.

Investigations, Oversight and Petitions: senators Trevor Ó Clochartaigh, Jimmy Harte, Tony Mulcahy, Darragh O’Brien, Susan O’Keeffe; deputies Dara Calleary, Joan Collins, Michael Conaghan, Alan Farrell, Charles Flanagan, Michael Healy-Rae, Peter Mathews, Michael McCarthy, Charlie McConalogue, Michelle Mulherin, Derek Nolan, Aengus Ó Snodaigh, John Paul Phelan, Peadar Tóibín and Mick Wallace.

Committee of Public Accounts:  deputies Paul J. Connaughton, John Deasy, Paschal Donohoe, Anne Ferris, Simon Harris, Michael McCarthy, Mary Lou McDonald, Michael McGrath, John McGuinness, Eoghan Murphy, Derek Nolan, Kieran O’Donnell and Shane Ross.

(Dail Eireann, Debates, 8th June 2011, 616-617; 9th June, 12-14;  Seanad Eireann, Debates, 16th June 2011, 502-4, 515-6).