His duties will cede to his deputy during his recovery.
The Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD has tested positive for COVID-19. Having received the results of his PCR test at the weekend, the Ceann Comhairle will continue to isolate at home until Monday 29th November in accordance with public health guidelines.
The Ceann Comhairle will work from home during this period and will carry out some on-line engagements.
During his absence from Dáil Éireann, his chamber duties will be overseen by Leas- Cheann Comhairle, Catherine Connolly TD and the normal panel of temporary chairpersons.