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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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Scouting Ireland: Statements: Drugs Dealing (5 Dec 2019)

“I do not at all doubt the seriousness of the issue the Deputy raised. I stress that Ireland's national drug strategy represents a whole-of-Government response to the problem of drug and alcohol use in Ireland and adopts a balanced, health-led approach, aiming to reduce demand for, as well as access to, illicit drugs. I acknowledge the leadership in this regard of my colleague, the Minister...”

Scouting Ireland: Statements: Drugs Dealing (5 Dec 2019)

“I take very seriously the points raised by Deputy Crowe and I acknowledge his work over many years on behalf of communities in his constituency. Tackling the sale and supply of drugs is a key priority for the Government and An Garda Síochána. The Garda is pursuing a number of strategies to tackle drug trafficking by organised criminal gangs, including the following: gathering...”

Seanad: Crime: Statements (5 Dec 2019)

“I welcome the opportunity to discuss a matter of importance to me as Minister. I want to be clear on a most fundamental point: public safety is at the heart of my role as Minister for Justice and Equality. My mandate and that of my Department is to work for a safe, fair and inclusive Ireland. Senators will appreciate the breadth of that mandate and its promise. We want to establish and...”

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  • Has spoken in 128 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") 1143 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

Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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