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  • Former Independent Senator (University of Dublin)
  • Left the Seanad on 22 January 2024 — Resigned

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Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (22 Jan 2024)

“I thank the Cathaoirleach. I stand here today to announce that after 36 years, I will be resigning from Seanad Éireann. Following the Order of Business, I will formally submit my letter of resignation to An Cathaoirleach, Senator Buttimer. Before I do so, I will take this opportunity to thank a number of people who have helped me along the way. I will first mention my great friend,...”

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (22 Jan 2024)

“Hear, hear.”

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (22 Jan 2024)

“I learned it from you.”

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  • Has spoken in 5 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among Senators.
  • People have made 12 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average among Senators.
  • 41 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 3169 times in debates — well above average among Senators.
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