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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): Medicinal Products, Covid-19 Pandemic, Health Services, Healthcare Policy, Disease Management

(based on written questions asked by Colm Burke and answered by departments)

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Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Social Welfare Benefits (14 Jul 2022)

“I thank the Minister. I am aware that the extension has only come into place since 1 July. I presume there is budgetary planning in respect of this. Does the Department have any idea of the numbers it expects to benefit from this scheme between now and 31 December? With regard to ongoing planning, what is proposed to adequately plan for 2023 and 2024 to make sure there is adequate...”

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Social Welfare Benefits (14 Jul 2022)

“The Minister will be aware that it is now a very challenging time for young families around the pressures of work and perhaps people do not take the time immediately after their child is born. Will the Department be looking at the issue of caring and childcare in the budget in the context of forward planning? It is an extremely important area. I very much welcome the extension in the...”

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Social Welfare Benefits (14 Jul 2022)

“83. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when the extension of parent's benefit from five to seven weeks will take effect; the number of parents who have availed of parent's benefit to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34987/22]”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 129 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 61 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 798 written questions in the last year — well above average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 75 times in debates — well below 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.)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 834 times in debates — well above average among Senators.
    (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.)