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- Fianna Fail TD for Louth
- Changed party from Ceann Comhairle on 25 Feb 2011; from Fianna Fail on 13 Oct 2009
- Member, Joint Administration Committee (since 9 Jun 2011)
- Email me whenever Séamus Kirk speaks (no more than once per day)
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Committees and topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Grant Payments, Planning Issues, Hospital Services, Schools Building Projects, Tax Code
(based on written questions asked by Séamus Kirk and answered by departments)
- Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Food Harvest 2020 Strategy (17 Jul 2014)
“550. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the position on the targets set for each sector in the Food Harvest 2020 Strategy published in July 2010; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32378/14]”
- Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Unemployment Data (15 Jul 2014)
“359. To ask the Minister for Social Protection her plans to tackle the high unemployment statistics in County Louth; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31469/14]”
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- Has spoken in 47 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 105 written questions in the last year — average among TDs.
- People have made 2 comments on this TD's speeches — above average among TDs.
- This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 13–14 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 7 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Séamus Kirk speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 435 times in debates — above average among TDs.
(Yes, this is a silly statistic. We include it to draw your attention to why you should read more than just these numbers when forming opinions.)
Register of Members' Interests
Register last updated: 25 Mar 2014. More about the Register