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RSS feed Senator Shane Cassells, former TD

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  • Fianna Fail Senator (Labour Panel)
  • Former Fianna Fail TD for Meath West
  • 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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Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport And Media: Transparency of RTÉ Expenditure of Public Funds and Governance Issues: Discussion (Resumed) (14 Feb 2024)

“I again welcome all the witnesses. I thank Mr. Bakhurst and Ms Ní Raghallaigh for their statements, the contrition offered in those statements here today as well, and for what they are saying in terms of going forward. Their words are a bit like the White Star Line apologising for the sinking of the Titanic, because neither of them were at the helm when the musical fiasco hit the...”

Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport And Media: Transparency of RTÉ Expenditure of Public Funds and Governance Issues: Discussion (Resumed) (14 Feb 2024)

“There was a series of questions. Mr. Lynch and Mr. Coveney were here as witnesses and there was a series of questions in respect of Toy Show The Musical. It was already quite evident that it was going to be a financial disaster. As an executive board member, why did Mr. Lynch not interject and offer his thoughts in respect of that?”

Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport And Media: Transparency of RTÉ Expenditure of Public Funds and Governance Issues: Discussion (Resumed) (14 Feb 2024)

“My recollection of that particular day is that not only was there no contrition from Mr. Lynch or Mr. Coveney about this multimillion euro disaster, but they were, in fact, bullish. They were bullish to the point of actually looking at all of us on the committee and saying: "You guys, in the previous autumn, had actually encouraged musicals. Sure we were only doing what you were asking us...”

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  • Has spoken in 53 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 34 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 264 written questions in the last year — above average among TDs.
  • 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 16–17 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") 102 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") 120 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.)