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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: Insurance Costs (12 Jul 2018)

“I start by passing on the apologies of the Minister of State with responsibility for financial services and insurance, Deputy Michael D’Arcy, who is before the Select Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach this morning. The Minister of State also wishes to thank Senator Reilly for raising the issue of fraudulent claims. The Senator will be aware that the...”

Seanad: Commencement Matters: Insurance Costs (12 Jul 2018)

“Again, I thank Senator Reilly for raising this very important issue. I agree wholeheartedly with him. The rising cost of insurance is becoming a serious impediment to the survival of SMEs in some cases, and to the expansion of SMEs in others, and it needs to be treated with a great degree of urgency. I assure the Senator that the Minister of State, Deputy D'Arcy, believes the...”

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Irish Aid (10 Jul 2018)

“International election monitoring missions play an important role in the promotion of democracy and human rights. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade maintains and administers a roster of individuals to participate in election observation missions, organised in the main by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the European Union (EU). I refer the Deputy...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 9 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") 265 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
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
Nil
8. Remunerated Positions
Nil
9. Contracts
Nil

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

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