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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: Water Pollution (23 Sep 2021)

“The Ballymore Eustace Plant provides a water supply to the areas of Dublin City Council, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and North Kildare. In a letter to my Department last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) outlined two serious incidents in recent weeks that occurred in drinking water plants serving parts of Dublin City and surrounding areas (the Ballymore Eustace water treatment...”

Residential Tenancies (Tenants' Rights) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Sep 2021)

“There are different approaches in other jurisdictions. All these elements serve to improve the sector but all of us know that increased supply is crucial because the market is constrained. We must also continue to push the cost rental model, which I know the Labour Party supports and supported when it was last in government. I thank the Deputies for the legislation. I have tried to...”

Residential Tenancies (Tenants' Rights) Bill 2021: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Sep 2021)

“I thank Deputy Bacik for introducing the Private Members' Bill. It is her first Bill since she was elected in the by-election and I congratulate her on it. I thank her for bringing it forward. It gives me an opportunity to reflect on a number of the issues that have been touched on during this morning's debate. Everyone can agree there is a need to ensure the residential sector is an...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 65 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.
  • 43 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") 409 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.)