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RSS feed Senator Niall Blaney, former TD

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  • Fianna Fail Senator (Agricultural Panel)
  • Former Fianna Fail TD for Donegal North East
  • Changed party from IND-FF on 26 Jul 2006
  • Left the Dáil on 25 February 2011 — did not stand for re-election
  • Entered the Seanad on 30 March 2020 — General election
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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (16 Oct 2020)

“I second the proposal of Senator Gallagher about the helpline for those businesses caught up in level 4. As a former Member of the Lower House, I was once appointed co-chair of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly at a time when unionist participation had never taken place in its 20-year history. I spent the next 21 months alongside former Secretaries of State for Northern Ireland, Mr....”

Seanad: Tourism: Statements (28 Jul 2020)

“I thank the Minister for joining us and giving us a most informative and open statement. With her collective portfolios she is going to play a vital role in the development of rural Ireland. A couple of the issues I was going to raise today have already been raised. Senators McGreehan and Ó Donnghaile talked about the cross-Border element of tourism. It is a vital element which we...”

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  • Has spoken in 22 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 5 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
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  • 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") 64 times in debates — well 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") 5 times in debates — well below 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.)