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  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Health Services, Schools Building Projects, Hospital Services, Crime Levels, Garda Deployment

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Seanad: Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998 and Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009: Motions (13 Jun 2019)

“I thank the House for taking these two important motions this afternoon. The House will be aware that the Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998 was enacted in the wake of the barbaric murder by the Real IRA of 29 innocent people in Omagh in August 1998. That act of depravity was an affront to humanity and democracy, and it lingers long in our memory. This legislation is a robust...”

Seanad: Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998 and Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009: Motions (13 Jun 2019)

“I am grateful to the House for its consideration of these two motions. I thank Senators on all sides for their contributions to the debate. Naturally, I particularly welcome the support expressed by a number of speakers for the continuation of these provisions. I appreciate the shared commitment in the House to maintaining in place what is a robust legal framework for the Garda and the...”

Seanad: Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998 and Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009: Motions (13 Jun 2019)

“The renewal of section 8 of the 2009 Act is a contribution to the overall framework of measures in seeking to tackle organised crime. It cannot, of itself, address this scourge in society but it can be a support to the overall work that is ongoing. We cannot ignore the activities of so-called dissident paramilitaries; neither can we ignore the grave threat posed by gang-related crime, in...”

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  • Has spoken in 145 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well above average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • 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 18–19 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") 1046 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
(1) Legal practice 1/1/14-9/5/14: Lismard Court, Portlaoise; (2) Landlord (rental income): Bolger White Egan & Flanagan Solicitors. Other Information Provided: (1) I resigned from legal practice on my appointment to Cabinet in 2014.
2. Shares
(1) Davys Private Clients; (2) Retirement Pensions Portfolio.
3. Directorships
Nil
4. Land
(1) Lismard Court, Portlaoise: legal practice premises; (2) O'Moore St., Mountmellick: office premises; (3) 15 Shelbourne Park Mews, Ringsend Rd., D4: apartment; (4) Doonowney, Co. Sligo (part letting): private residence.
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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