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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, Brexit Issues, Schools Building Projects, Foreign Conflicts

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Select Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Aircraft Noise (Dublin Airport) Regulation Bill 2018: Committee Stage (16 Jan 2019)

“Seeing as they are the World Health Organization's environmental guidelines that have been approved, I assume the Government will accept them. That would represent best practice in the monitoring of noise levels and their impact on surrounding communities. It is crucial that the provision be included in the legislation and that it represents best up-to-date practice. That is why I support...”

Select Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Aircraft Noise (Dublin Airport) Regulation Bill 2018: Committee Stage (16 Jan 2019)

“With respect, the Minister may have misunderstood the purpose of the amendment. It is not to remove the 2002 regulations but to add the 2018 guidelines which are the most up-to-date guidelines. It would not contravene anything. We have checked this out and researched the matter and our clear view is that it would not be a contravention but actually strengthen the legislation. It would not...”

Select Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Aircraft Noise (Dublin Airport) Regulation Bill 2018: Committee Stage (16 Jan 2019)

“I do not dispute that the Minister has got legal advice. Will the Minister and his officials be willing to share that written legal advice with members of the committee to allow us to review it in advance of Report Stage? Are we simply to take it on the nod that the legal advice states it is contrary to this measure being included? I reiterate that we are not in any way seeking to...”

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