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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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Topical Issue Debate: Syrian Conflict (13 Apr 2017)

“Deputy Wallace and I disagree on a wide range of issues in regard to foreign policy and, indeed, domestic policy but there are two issues here with which I fully agree with him. The first is that there is not, in my view, any military solution to the situation in Syria and there must be a political and diplomatic solution. Second, I share Deputy Wallace's horror at the continuing conflict...”

Topical Issue Debate: Christian Community in the Middle East (13 Apr 2017)

“I thank Deputies O'Keeffe, Michael Collins and Mattie McGrath for raising this important issue. Let me reiterate in the strongest possible terms that Ireland strongly condemns all forms of persecution on the basis of religion or belief, irrespective of where they occur or who the victims are or might be. We attach great importance to combatting all forms of discrimination based on religion...”

Topical Issue Debate: Syrian Conflict (13 Apr 2017)

“I welcome the opportunity to address this House on the situation in Syria once again. It is beyond doubt the greatest challenge facing the international community at present. The situation continues to be a matter of gravest concern and efforts to resolve it reflect not only the challenges internal to Syria, but wider regional and global dynamics. I was horrified by the news of last...”

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  • Has spoken in 44 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below 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") 603 times in debates — 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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