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  • Fianna Fail Senator (Labour Panel)
  • Former Fianna Fail TD for Wicklow
  • Left the Dáil on 8 February 2020 — General election
  • Entered the Dáil on 27 February 2016 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 30 March 2020 — General election
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Seanad: Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2021: Second Stage (18 Jun 2021)

“I welcome the Minister. I fully agree with what Senator Byrne said. The Minister met with my colleagues in Wicklow and they asked if he could do anything to give them powers to extend the county development plan process. This is about restoring powers to our local authority members. I hope they use them. I will come back to the two-thirds majority required for decisions under the...”

Seanad: Affordable Housing Bill 2021: Report and Final Stages (18 Jun 2021)

“I fully support this measure to deliver home ownership. It is one of a number of such measures. We should put it in that context, that it is a short-term measure to provide an option for people to buy their own home. It is limited to €75 million, which is less than 1% of an €11 billion mortgage market. The words "could lead" and "can lead" have been used, which are not...”

Seanad: Affordable Housing Bill 2021: Report and Final Stages (18 Jun 2021)

“I spoke about the vacant site levy on Committee Stage. I spoke about how it is critical that we have a functioning and proper vacant site levy or a similar mechanism. I think everybody in the House will agree that what is in place at the moment clearly is not working. Senator Mullen has identified the various differences across counties in how it is applied and other issues. However, a...”

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  • Has spoken in 51 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 56 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 80 written questions in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • People have made 3 comments on this TD's speeches — above average among TDs.
  • People have made 3 comments on this Senator's speeches — well above average among Senators.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 84 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") 45 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.)