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RSS feed Senator Michael D'Arcy, former TD

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  • Fine Gael Senator (Agricultural Panel)
  • Former Fine Gael TD for Wexford
  • Left the Dáil on 8 February 2020 — General election
  • Entered the Dáil on 24 May 2007 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 27 April 2011 — General election
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Seanad: Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Bill 2020: Order for Second Stage (23 Sep 2020)

“I move: "That Second Stage be taken now."”

Seanad: Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Bill 2020: Second Stage (23 Sep 2020)

“Sometimes we describe a Bill as a very technical piece of legislation or as boring. Unfortunately, this type of thing is boring but we have to get through it, and the devil is very much in the detail in this case. We are talking about the private equity sector in respect of financial services for Ireland. As the Minister of State will be aware, the financial services sector is quite a...”

Seanad: Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Bill 2020: Second Stage (23 Sep 2020)

“As we saw in a "Panorama" programme this week, where we have these quantities of finance, there is the potential for wrongdoing. We do not want that to happen in this jurisdiction.We want to know who the beneficial owners are. This legislation goes beyond what is required by European law. It is stronger, more open and more transparent than the equivalent systems in any other jurisdiction...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 61 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 23 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 240 times in debates — below average among TDs.
    (Yes, this is a silly statistic. We include it to draw your attention to why you should read more than just these numbers when forming opinions.)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 284 times in debates — above average among Senators.
    (Yes, this is a silly statistic. We include it to draw your attention to why you should read more than just these numbers when forming opinions.)