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  • Former Green Party Senator (Nominated by the Taoiseach)
  • Entered the Seanad on 23 February 2010 — appointed
  • Left the Seanad on 25 April 2011 — General election

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Seanad: Economic Situation: Statements (20 Apr 2011)

“I also would like to wish the Minister of State well. He will bring a sharp mind and a clear sense of priority to his new role. I look forward to watching him from the sidelines in the years ahead. The Government has made a decision to long finger the issue of a climate change Bill. Such a Bill is not only a progressive and critical environmental measure, it would also provide massive...”

Seanad: Order of Business. (20 Apr 2011)

“I join other Senators in wishing all candidates well in the forthcoming Seanad elections. I wish to raise two items with the Leader, the first of which is the status of the Climate Change Bill. I note the plan is to decline it a Second Reading on the basis that all-party consensus has not been agreed. It is item No. 5 on the Order Paper. That is a great disappointment given the urgency of...”

Seanad: Order of Business (24 Mar 2011)

“I join my colleagues in offering my best wishes to Senator Cummins in his new role. As a proud parliamentarian and Irishman, he fully appreciates the honour bestowed on him and I know he will fulfil his duties with great dignity. It is ironic that the Green Party was the only party in the general election to campaign on the basis of retaining the Seanad. The principle of bicameralism is...”

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  • Has spoken in 81 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among Senators.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 79 times in debates — below average among Senators.
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