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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)
- Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Overseas Development Aid (20 Sep 2017)
“The Government’s 2013 Policy for International Development, One World, One Future, affirms Ireland's commitment to addressing the rights and needs of vulnerable people, including those with disabilities. Disability is both a cause and a consequence of poverty. It can magnify existing vulnerabilities among individuals, communities and nations, and people with disabilities are extremely...”
- Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Overseas Development Aid Provision (20 Sep 2017)
“The Government is strongly committed to Ireland’s Aid Programme, and to its place at the heart of our foreign policy. Our priorities for the Programme are clearly laid out in the Government’s development policy, ‘One World One Future’. The programme has an enviable international reputation and is sharply focused on delivering our goals of reducing poverty and...”
- Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Election Monitoring Missions (11 Sep 2017)
“I wish to commend the people of Kenya who on 8 August turned out in great numbers to vote in their presidential, parliamentary and county level elections. On 11 August, the incumbent, Uhuru Kenyatta of the Jubilee coalition, was declared winner of the Presidential election, defeating Raila Odinga, leader of the National Super Alliance (NASA) opposition coalition, and other candidates. ...”
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- Has spoken in 16 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — below average among TDs.
- 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.
- 60 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Ciarán Cannon speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 256 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
Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register