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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): National Lottery Funding, Tax Code, Special Educational Needs Services Provision, Invalidity Pension Appeals, Schools Building Projects Status

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Permanent Structured Cooperation: Motion (7 Dec 2017)

“Like other speakers I am very pleased to be able to make an intervention on this very important issue. Much reference has been made to the haste surrounding the debate but it is important to remember that we lived through this debate and finally the Lisbon treaty came into effect on 1 December 2009. We are living in an ever-changing world with very significant challenges and constantly...”

Committee on Public Petitions: English Junior Certificate Examination: Discussion (22 Nov 2017)

“I welcome Ms O'Sullivan and her colleagues. Without sounding too patronising, I compliment them on taking this initiative, which I am sure has taken up a lot of their time and energy. This is my first experience in my seven years as a parliamentarian to engage with people who are below the voting age, the issue of whether 16 year olds should have the right to vote being another area of...”

Committee on Public Petitions: English Junior Certificate Examination: Discussion (22 Nov 2017)

“The only comment I would add is that guidelines would be fine but, to date, the Department has kept a fairly distant approach to letting schools organise their own preparation examinations. There is an element of self-policing in terms of trying to give some guidance. I certainly believe the marking structure should be based on the marking structure of what we know of the examinations. We...”

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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 1 comment on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 165 times in debates — average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
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2. Shares
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3. Directorships
Non-executive: Teamserve Cleaning and Facility Services Ltd., Unit 17, Monahan Rd., Ind. Est. Monahan Rd., Cork: cleaning & hygiene supplies & services. Other Information Provided: Resigned as a director after appointment as Minister of State - not currently a director.
4. Land
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5. Gifts
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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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