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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: Asylum Applications (14 Jun 2018)

“I repeat my concern that there has been a great deal of misinformation about this case in the public domain. I want to state clearly that Nonso Muojeke is not at any immediate risk of deportation. The Irish Nationalisation and Immigration Service has given that undertaking to the court. This case is still before the courts. As I have consistently said, as Minister for Justice and Equality...”

Topical Issue Debate: Asylum Applications (14 Jun 2018)

“As Deputy Cowen knows I am most familiar with this case. Indeed, I met Nonso Muojeke today in my office.Of course, I am immensely sympathetic to his situation and I understand why there is concern among his friends.However, it is important to state that there is a huge volume of misinformation in the public domain about this case, and this is a concern to me. As the House knows, as Minister...”

Seanad: Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 and Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998: Motions (14 Jun 2018)

“I thank the House for taking these two motions. 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 at Omagh in August 1998, 20 years ago. That atrocity demanded this legislative response from the State as a necessary and wholly proportionate measure to defend the desire of the...”

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  • Has spoken in 159 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") 891 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.
(1) Davys Private Clients; (2) Retirement Pensions Portfolio.
3. Directorships
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
6. Property and Service
7. Travel Facilities
8. Remunerated Positions
9. Contracts

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