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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)

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Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Island Communities (6 May 2021)

“The responsibility to develop social housing within their operational areas, including offshore islands, rests with the individual local authorities, working in partnership with Approved Housing Bodies. Targets are provided to each local authority for social housing delivery and it is a matter for the authority to decide on locations for new social housing based on their housing need....”

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Home Loan Scheme (6 May 2021)

“The Housing Agency provides a central support service which assesses applications for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan on behalf of local authorities and makes recommendations to the authorities to approve or refuse applications. Each local authority must have in place a credit committee and it is a matter for the committee to make the decision on applications for loans, in accordance with...”

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Policy (6 May 2021)

“This Government is committed to ensuring that affordable, quality housing solutions are available to everyone in Irish society and this is reflected in the Programme for Government Our Shared Future. The Programme commits us to expanding the Serviced Sites Fund (SSF) and in this regard I have recently confirmed that a review of the funds operation is being undertaken. Currently, the maximum...”

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