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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)

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Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Rapid Response Initiative (19 Feb 2019)

“In relation to the volunteer rosters maintained by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the public sector equality and human rights duty, I refer the Deputy to the response to Parliamentary Question Number 124 of 12 February 2019. Parliamentary Question Numbers 124 of 12 February 2019 and 58 of 7 February 2019 observe that the forthcoming launch of a new White Paper on...”

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Irish Aid (19 Feb 2019)

“The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade operates in a complex and diverse environment, given both the range of its work and the variety of locations where it operates. The Department recognises that the risk of fraud is an ever-present threat to its assets, resources and reputation. The Department has a zero tolerance towards fraud, and managing risk, including the risk of potential...”

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Irish Aid (19 Feb 2019)

“I propose to take Questions Nos. 134 to 136, inclusive, together. The Irish Aid programme, managed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, has a strong focus on value for money, transparency, accountability and sustainable results. A key function of Embassies in countries where Ireland has a development co-operation programme is to actively monitor risk and ensure that the...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 13 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.
  • 64 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Ciarán Cannon speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 272 times in debates — average among TDs.
    (Yes, this is a silly statistic. We include it to draw your attention to why you should read more than just these numbers when forming opinions.)

Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Nil
2. Shares
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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
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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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