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RSS feed Ciarán Cannon TD, former Senator

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  • Fine Gael TD for Galway East
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Nominated by the Taoiseach)
  • Changed party from Progressive Democrats on 24 Mar 2009
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 13 September 2007 — appointed
  • Left the Seanad on 25 April 2011 — General election
  • Email me whenever Ciarán Cannon speaks (no more than once per day)

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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Flood Relief Schemes, Health Services Provision, CLÁR Programme, Tellus Border Project, Schools Building Projects Status

(based on written questions asked by Ciarán Cannon and answered by departments)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Seanad: Commencement Matters: Brexit Supports (11 Oct 2018)

“I thank Senator Ó Donnghaile for raising the matter of protecting services for Irish citizens in Northern Ireland post-Brexit. As the Senator pointed out, we are at a critical phase of the Article 50 negotiations. As President Tusk stated in Salzburg in September, we must seek to maximise progress and results in these negotiations in the coming weeks so that we can finalise and...”

Seanad: Commencement Matters: Brexit Supports (11 Oct 2018)

“The Senator has referred before to the need to establish a passport office in Belfast.”

Seanad: Commencement Matters: Brexit Supports (11 Oct 2018)

“Yes. In addition to the staff costs that might arise, which are already subsumed into the service, very significant capital investment of more than €1.5 million would be required for the machine required to print the passports. A passport express service is available in Northern Ireland through more than 60 post offices dotted throughout the province. There is also an online...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 7 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 6 comments on this TD's speeches — well above average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 63 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Ciarán Cannon speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 266 times in debates — average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Nil
2. Shares
Nil
3. Directorships
(1) Chair: Gate Lodge Properties Ltd., Carrabane, Athenry: pub; (2) Executive: Carrabane Community Development Co. Ltd., Carrabane, Athenry: community development.
4. Land
(1) Carrabane, Athenry, Co. Galway: public house and residence; (2) Banyuls Dels Aspres, 66300, France: holiday home.
5. Gifts
Nil
6. Property and Service
Nil
7. Travel Facilities
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8. Remunerated Positions
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9. Contracts
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Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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