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Committees and topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Grant Payments, Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Payments, Social Welfare Appeals, Social Welfare Benefits, Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Applications
(based on written questions asked by Paul Connaughton and answered by departments)
- Ireland and the Eurozone: Motion [Private Members] (21 May 2013)
“I thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle for the opportunity to speak on the motion. I very much welcome it because we have a problem in this country in terms of communicating the importance of the EU to people and how it works for them. It is probably the biggest issue we have. Before we discuss the motion, both sides of the House would have to agree that, as Deputy Lawlor said, Europe has...”
- Other Questions: Road Projects Status (15 May 2013)
“43. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport in view of the recent contract signing for the N11/Newlands Cross Public Private Partnership, if he will provide an update on the M17/M18 Gort to Tuam road project, County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22683/13]”
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- Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 240 written questions in the last year — above average among TDs.
- People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
- This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 72 times in debates — below average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests
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