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  • Fine Gael Senator (Nominated by the Taoiseach)
  • Former Fine Gael TD for Waterford
  • Left the Dáil on 26 February 2016 — General election
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 13 September 2007 — General election
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Seanad: Order of Business (13 Jun 2017)

“This is our first sitting since the UK elections and it would be remiss of us not to comment on them. Obviously, they have an impact not only on Ireland, but on Irish society and people North and South of the Border. It is important that at some future date the Leader makes provision for a strong debate in the House on the outcomes and consequences of that particular election. This is in...”

Seanad: Order of Business (13 Jun 2017)

“We will see new Ministers too. I certainly hope that there will be no change in this House and I hope the Leader of the House retains his place, because he has shown exemplary leadership in all debates in this House. I wish him well in that regard.”

Seanad: Order of Business (17 May 2017)

“There is no doubt that the Government is still trying to grapple and deal with the consequences of the Fianna Fáil legacy that was left to this country and its impact on public services. This was outlined by various speakers in the House. There are many problems that remain to be addressed. I will speak on two examples that are of concern to me. There was a recent announcement by the...”

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  • Has spoken in 80 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 38 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
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  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 257 times in debates — average among TDs.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 479 times in debates — above average among Senators.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Public representative.
2. Shares
State Prize Bonds.
3. Directorships
Secretary: Dr. Martin community centre for the elderly: Queen St., Portlaw, Co. Waterford: social centre for elderly. Other Information Provided: Serve in a voluntary capacity with no remuneration.
4. Land
1) Market Square, Portlaw, Co. Waterford: letting; (2) Upper Brown St., Portlaw: parent resides there. Other Information Provided: (1) 20% share.
5. Gifts
Nil
6. Property and Service
Nil
7. Travel Facilities
Nil
8. Remunerated Positions
Nil
9. Contracts
Nil

Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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