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  • Former Fine Gael TD for Donegal South West
  • Left the Dáil on 26 February 2016 — General election

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Order of Business (28 Jan 2016)

“Go raibh maith agat, a Leas-Cheann Comhairle. There seems to be general agreement now that the remaining days of this Dáil are numbered. The Leas-Cheann Comhairle and I are among those who definitely will not be members of the next Dáil. It has been a privilege to represent the people of Donegal South-West for so many years in this House. I notice that my constituency...”

Order of Business (28 Jan 2016)

“It has been a great privilege to be here. I consulted the Official Report today to recall my first speech in the Dáil. I was allowed to speak on the Sea Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 1981 for an hour entirely as Gaeilge. I do not think the Leas-Cheann Comhairle would be as liberal with speaking time as his predecessor was on that occasion. I suppose there was length in the speech...”

Social Housing: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (27 Jan 2016)

“I call Deputy Nolan.”

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  • Has spoken in 24 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 23 written questions in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • People have made 1 comment on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • 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.
  • 37 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 428 times in debates — above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
(1) T.D. was Minister of State until July 2014; (2) Teacher's pension since July 2014.
3. Directorships
4. Land
Magheralosk, Bunbeg c.20 acres: unused.
5. Gifts
6. Property and Service
7. Travel Facilities
8. Remunerated Positions
9. Contracts

Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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