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  • Fine Gael Senator (Nominated by the Taoiseach)
  • Former Fine Gael TD for Waterford
  • Left the Dáil on 26 February 2016 — General election
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 13 September 2007 — General election
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Seanad: Commission of Investigation: Motion (14 Jun 2018)

“I welcome the Minster to the House. This is a very sad debate. It is another very dark and sad legacy from our past that has been brought out into the open and into the light through the bravery and courage of those who have suffered. I, too, want to welcome Jason and Colin to the Visitors Gallery. Without their perseverance, strength and courage, this sad legacy of Irish society which...”

Seanad: Planning and Development (Amendment) Bill 2016: Report Stage (Resumed) (13 Jun 2018)

“I want to speak on these amendments, in particular, in favour of amendment No. 27 because I see the rationale for it. I would ask that the Minister of State take that amendment into account. Senator Boyhan quite rightly mentioned two words, "accountability" and "transparency". The making of a county development plan or local area plan is the reserve function of councillors but they require...”

Seanad: Planning and Development (Amendment) Bill 2016: Report Stage (Resumed) (13 Jun 2018)

“Having heard the views of various Senators, I want to give an alternative view. I have genuine fears in this regard. My concerns are based on past experience of previous national plans. Senators have mentioned the national spatial strategy, which has been an abject failure. It was diluted too strongly to the point where there was something for everyone in the audience. The Fianna...”

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  • Has spoken in 80 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 55 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 52 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Paudie Coffey speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 257 times in debates — average among TDs.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 523 times in debates — above average among Senators.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Public representative.
2. Shares
State Prize Bonds.
3. Directorships
Secretary: Dr. Martin community centre for the elderly: Queen St., Portlaw, Co. Waterford: social centre for elderly. Other Information Provided: Serve in a voluntary capacity with no remuneration.
4. Land
1) Market Square, Portlaw, Co. Waterford: letting; (2) Upper Brown St., Portlaw: parent resides there. Other Information Provided: (1) 20% share.
5. Gifts
Nil
6. Property and Service
Nil
7. Travel Facilities
Nil
8. Remunerated Positions
Nil
9. Contracts
Nil

Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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