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RSS feed Darragh O'Brien TD, former Senator

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  • Fianna Fail TD for Dublin Fingal
  • Former Fianna Fail Senator (Labour Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 24 May 2007 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 8 March 2011 — appointed
  • Left the Seanad on 27 February 2016 — Resigned
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Schools Building Projects Status, Garda Deployment, Schools Building Projects, Brexit Issues, Schools Site Acquisitions

(based on written questions asked by Darragh O'Brien and answered by departments)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Policy (14 Jul 2022)

“Housing for All (published in September 2021) provides a new housing plan for Ireland to 2030 with the overall objective that every citizen in the State should have access to good quality homes through a steady supply of housing in the right locations, with economic, social and environmental sustainability built into the system. The strategy sets out, over four pathways, a broad suite of...”

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Water Services (14 Jul 2022)

“My Department funds Irish Water through the annual estimates and budgetary process, which are published in the Revised Estimates each year. As part of Budget 2022, I secured funding of €1.57 billion to support water services. This includes €1.459 billion for domestic water services provision by Irish Water. Of which, €830 million in capital has been allocated, to allow...”

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Departmental Schemes (14 Jul 2022)

“I propose to take Questions Nos. 343 and 390 to 392, inclusive, together. My Department introduced an Energy Efficiency Programme that commenced in 2013, with the ambition to fund retrofit on all social homes requiring insulation and energy upgrade works, this programme has seen improved energy efficiency and comfort levels in over 75,000 Local Authority homes over the period 2013 to the end...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 59 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 95 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 2 comments on this TD's speeches — above average among TDs.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 44 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Darragh O'Brien speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 552 times in debates — above 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") 728 times in debates — 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.)