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  • Former Fine Gael TD for Kildare North
  • Left the Dáil on 26 February 2016 — General election
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election

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Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Discussion (26 Jan 2016)

“I have sometimes become a bit confused when following this debate for the past 18 months. One of the key points appears to be that the standards set in Europe are also expected of the products which come from the United States. Coming from a farming background, I acknowledge that there was always a fear that we would get hormone-treated beef. From the evidence I have heard during this...”

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Discussion (26 Jan 2016)

“The EEC. There were discussions going on for some five years beforehand. I often wonder what would have been the outcome if Ireland was this negative about entering the EU and did not go in. My father often spoke to me about the economic war and the hardship it brought upon this State. I look on the TTIP as an opportunity but we have to be careful about it. We have to make sure the...”

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Discussion (26 Jan 2016)

“That is the point I tried to make. The standards we have here are the same standards that must be met in order for beef or any product to be imported into this country. I have not heard that standards here would be dumbed down.”

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  • Has spoken in 62 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 125 written questions in the last year — average among TDs.
  • People have made 2 comments on this TD's speeches — above average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 18 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 159 times in debates — below average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Farming: Johnstown House, Naas, Co. Kildare.
2. Shares
Shares: Bank of Ireland: banking.
3. Directorships
Non-executive: Kill Parish Trust Ltd., Kill, Co. Kildare: voluntary group to manage a public park in the village of Kill.
4. Land
(1) Johnstown, Naas, Co. Kildare: farmland; (2) Kill Hill, Kill, Co. Kildare: letting; (3) Kill West, Kill, Co. Kildare: letting; (4) Johnstown Hse: letting.
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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