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Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (25 Nov 2020)

“I wish to raise in the House something that has come to my attention in the last few months. The fact is that we need to do more for our old people. They are probably suffering the most. I am receiving telephone calls from many old people who have major concerns. Some of them live in cold houses. They have been in contact with me since August about it, but nothing has been done. Some of...”

Seanad: Combating Domestic, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence: Statements (24 Nov 2020)

“We have a very serious matter to discuss today. Some 15% of all women and 6% of all men in Ireland have experienced severe domestic violence from a partner. That would, statistically, put at least three of us in this room in that category. I concur with Senator Hoey that she is, sadly, not the only one in this room who has suffered from sexual abuse. I can personally vouch for that. The...”

Seanad: Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters: Special Educational Needs (18 Nov 2020)

“I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Education, Deputy Madigan, to the House, and I congratulate her on her new role. It is a pleasure to have her here. My Commencement matter is a very straightforward issue. We are all aware that the number of people diagnosed with autism every year is on the increase in this country. We have done quite well in recent years with regard to...”

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  • Has spoken in 25 committee discussions and Dáil debates since entering the Oireachtas. No comparison to other members is shown here because this member has been in office for less than a year.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 22 times in debates.
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