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RSS feed David Cullinane TD, former Senator

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  • Sinn Fein TD for Waterford
  • Former Sinn Fein Senator (Labour Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 27 February 2016 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 27 April 2011 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 26 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): Departmental Staff Data, Hospital Services, Departmental Expenditure, Public Sector Pay, Ministerial Staff

(based on written questions asked by David Cullinane and answered by departments)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Public Accounts Committee: Business of Committee (15 Feb 2018)

“At our last meeting, I asked the Comptroller and Auditor General to respond to claims that the university or people in it may have misled his office. He said at the time he was doing his own report. Obviously, we must come back to it at some point because we have dealt with it in the past. We have the internal audit report which makes 42 recommendations. The correspondence states 17 of...”

Public Accounts Committee: Business of Committee (15 Feb 2018)

“Must we wait until we have the special report?”

Public Accounts Committee: Business of Committee (15 Feb 2018)

“I welcome that the report has been published at last. Looking back to when we first dealt with this matter and, as a committee, put a spotlight on this issue, we might remind ourselves that we were told by the HEA that there was no problem and nothing to see. I felt there was pushback against members of this committee even asking questions. The attitude was pretty much one that we should...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 136 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well above average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 108 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 480 written questions in the last year — well above average among TDs.
  • People have made 5 comments on this TD's speeches — well above average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 25 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever David Cullinane speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 146 times in debates — below 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") 1048 times in debates — well 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.)