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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: Rebuilding Ireland: Statements (21 Mar 2017)

“I welcome the opportunity to debate this issue again. I also welcome the Minister of State to the House to report progress on the Rebuilding Ireland programme. As a former Minister of State with responsibility for housing, I know full well the commitment being given by the current Minister, Minister of State and staff in the Department to addressing what we all agree is a housing crisis....”

Seanad: Rebuilding Ireland: Statements (21 Mar 2017)

“I refer to excessive zoning in areas where there was no demand until the market was dysfunctional and ultimately went bankrupt. We need to learn from the mistakes of the past. That is why I welcome this action plan. I also welcome the fact that planning decisions, zoning, national and regional development plans are based on a factual analysis of the demographics, demand and type of housing...”

Seanad: Rebuilding Ireland: Statements (21 Mar 2017)

“They said we could not do it.”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 80 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 39 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — 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") 475 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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