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  • Fine Gael Senator (Cultural and Educational Panel)
  • Former Fine Gael TD for Galway West
  • Left the Dáil on 8 February 2020 — General election
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 30 March 2020 — General election
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Seanad: Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters: Agriculture Schemes (20 Oct 2021)

“I welcome the Minister of State. I concur with Senator Burke on the concerns about penalties being imposed on farmers. Farmers are very aware of their responsibilities. This has been rumbling for a long number of years with regard to responsibilities for protecting habitats and environments. Depending on conditions and at certain times of the year, fires can spread if started maliciously...”

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (20 Oct 2021)

“I wish to take up Senator O'Loughlin's point on the roadshow of the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Deputy McConalogue. I acknowledge that he was in Maam Cross in Connemara last week. I commend him on that and on engaging proactively with farmers.The difficulties that farmers face in respect if convergence probably depends on which part of the country they are from. Full...”

Seanad: Sláintecare Implementation: Statements (19 Oct 2021)

“I welcome the Minister of State to the Chamber and thank the Minister for Health for attending the previous session. First, I wish to acknowledge the increased budget for health this year, with the provision of some €22 billion, including the retention of €4 billion in funding that was committed during the pandemic in 2020. On the issue of critical care beds, I welcome the...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 163 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well above average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 123 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well above average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 1 comment on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — above average among Senators.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 19 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Seán Kyne speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 399 times in debates — 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") 179 times in debates — 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.)

Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Rental income (spousal): as per Part 4(i).
2. Shares
Nil
3. Directorships
Nil
4. Land
7 Ardnaree, Arcadia, Athlone, Co. Westmeath (spousal): rented out.
5. Gifts
Nil
6. Property and Service
Nil
7. Travel Facilities
Nil
8. Remunerated Positions
Nil
9. Contracts
Supply of sand & gravel: William Kyne, Clydagh, Moycullen, Co. Galway (father): Galway City & County Councils, Údaras na Gaeltachta, Inland Fisheries, NUIG.

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

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