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  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Cultural and Educational Panel)
  • Entered the Seanad on 26 April 2011 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 24 April 2016 — General election

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Seanad: Order of Business (3 Feb 2016)

“On this historic occasion, it is not possible but to reflect on how fortunate we are to have a democracy in this country. We see how difficult the commencement of peace talks have been in Syria and the various appalling situations people are facing around the world. We in Ireland have a democracy where power transfers seamlessly from one Administration to another. There were many young...”

Seanad: Order of Business (2 Feb 2016)

“I welcome the fact that unemployment figures have dropped significantly in the past year. There are 30,500 fewer people unemployed than there were 12 months ago. The unemployment level is down to 8.6%. We can see evidence that the income that is being generated as a result of more people being back at work is being spent productively in all our communities. In my own town, Ballinasloe, I...”

Seanad: Order of Business (28 Jan 2016)

“I join Senator Bacik in welcoming the fact that peace talks on the Syrian conflict are starting today in Switzerland. I hope all parties to this appalling conflict engage in an meaningful way to bring an end to the appalling atrocities, loss of life and starvation among the ordinary citizens of Syria, which we see on a daily basis. It is time this conflict was brought to an end. I hope the...”

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  • Has spoken in 129 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.
  • 5 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 463 times in debates — above average among Senators.
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