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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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Seanad: Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters: Hospital Facilities (28 Feb 2024)

“I welcome the Minister of State, but I join Senator Horkan in expressing disappointment that neither the Minister nor one of the Ministers of State at the Department of Health are here to take these matters. The Minister of State, Deputy Heydon, is on duty in both Houses. Unfortunately, it seems to be the new trend that Ministers come in to speak on behalf of all Departments on a certain...”

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (28 Feb 2024)

“I welcome the publication yesterday of the school transport 2030 review of the school transport scheme - phase 3 report by the Minster, Deputy Foley. I call for a debate on this matter. There are some positive issues, some I still query and others which have not been dealt with at all in this report. First, there is talk that eligibility will no longer be judged by the nearest school...”

Seanad: Community Safety and Investment: Motion [Private Members] (28 Feb 2024)

“I thank my colleague, Senator Byrne, for sharing her time. I thank my colleagues in the Labour Party for putting down this very important motion. The speech from the Minister, Deputy McEntee, clearly laid out the priorities, investment and legislative programme the Government has pursued in respect of the justice portfolio and gardaí. A lot of impressive statistics have been provided....”

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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 110 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.
  • 20 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") 446 times in debates — above 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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