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  • Former Independent Senator (National University of Ireland)
  • Entered the Seanad on 28 April 2011 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 24 April 2016 — General election

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Seanad: Order of Business (27 Jan 2016)

“As we come close to the end of term, I have a particular bee in my bonnet which, as the House knows, in the past five years has been veritably buzzing with bees most of the time. I refer to Members who introduce legislation, Private Members' Bills or otherwise, which appears on the Order Paper and then appears to die. The purpose in introducing Bills is that they will become law at some...”

Seanad: Order of Business (27 Jan 2016)

“On a point of clarification, is Senator Lorraine Higgins in the building?”

Seanad: Order of Business (27 Jan 2016)

“Yes. One cannot have it both ways. It is the Government's Bill and if the Senators think it is important to pass it into law then I say votáil.”

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  • Has spoken in 22 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among Senators.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
  • 46 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 358 times in debates — average among Senators.
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