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  • Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Industrial and Commercial Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 9 February 2020 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 27 April 2011 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 8 February 2018 — General election
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Covid-19 Pandemic, Covid-19 Pandemic Supports, Maternity Services, Programme for Government, Cancer Services

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Public Accounts Committee (2 Dec 2020)

“I thank the Chairman for making that statement. I welcome the decision by the Ceann Comhairle to respond to the letter from Arlene Foster. It was a very strong statement to the effect that nothing we do in here should in any way contribute to undermining the democratic process. I believe the tweet was offensive at a time when, more than ever, we all need to work together with the UK...”

Select Committee on Health: Estimates for Public Services 2020
Vote 38 - Department of Health (Supplementary)
(2 Dec 2020)

“I apologise for being late, I was at another meeting. The Minister was talking about the issue of community paramedicine. I have raised this matter before and have seen no evidence of a change for the coming year. We have taken on an additional 21,500 whole-time staff in the HSE. Including part-time people and everything else, 30,000 extra people are now working in the HSE compared with...”

Select Committee on Health: Estimates for Public Services 2020
Vote 38 - Department of Health (Supplementary)
(2 Dec 2020)

“That is right.”

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  • Has spoken in 50 committee discussions and Dáil debates since entering the Oireachtas. No comparison to other members is shown here because this member has been in office for less than a year.
  • Has spoken in 61 committee discussions and Dáil debates since entering the Oireachtas. No comparison to other members is shown here because this member has been in office for less than a year.
  • Has received answers to 174 written questions since entering the Oireachtas. No comparison to other members is shown here because this member has been in office for less than a year.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 6 times in debates.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 834 times in debates.
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