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- Seanad: Greyhound Racing Bill 2018: Committee Stage (Resumed) (15 Nov 2018)
“I support the proposed new section and amendments Nos. 17, 18 and 19, which propose the drawing up of register of countries that have met acceptable standards in greyhound welfare. If this type of approach was taken to trading in other goods, we would be better at protecting human rights. Amendment No. 18 proposes to make it an offence to export a greyhound to a country on the white list...”
- Seanad: Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill 2016: Second Stage (14 Nov 2018)
“Cuirim fáilte roimh an Aire Stáit. I also welcome the Bill. Sinn Féin is fully behind the idea of exploring alternatives to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels. Using them is something we cannot do anymore. As a member of the Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment, we are delving into this issue and meeting stakeholders and providers. We will...”
- Seanad: Order of Business (8 Nov 2018)
“I have to take a deep breath today. The Leader will know that my first speech in the Seanad was for the nurses of Ireland. The Taoiseach yesterday and the Minister for Health today showed they must be badly advised given their most recent decision to cancel Christmas leave for nurses and doctors. It has drawn the ire of health workers and the health unions, including the Irish Nurses and...”
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- Has spoken in 134 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well above average among Senators.
- People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
- 10 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Maire Devine speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 239 times in debates — average among Senators.
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