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Committees and topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Garda Deployment, Direct Provision System, Hospitals Data, Garda Strength, Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission
(based on written questions asked by Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire and answered by departments)
- Coronavirus: Statements (5 Mar 2020)
“As the Minister for Health is more than aware, it was confirmed within the past hour and a half that there is a patient in the intensive care unit in Cork University Hospital who has tested positive for the coronavirus. The patient is receiving intensive care in an isolation unit. As with many other Deputies from affected areas, my phone has been hopping since the case arose. There is...”
- Taoiseach a Ainmniú - Nomination of Taoiseach (20 Feb 2020)
“Gabhaim comhghairdeas leis an gCeann Comhairle as a bheith atofa agus go n-éirí leis ina phost. Ba mhaith liom buíochas a ghabháil leo siúd a thug vóta do Shinn Féin sa toghchán deireanach agus dom féin i gCorcaigh Theas-Lár. Is mór an onóir dom é. I have one vote in this Dáil and on each motion today. My vote is...”
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- Has spoken in 97 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well above average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 205 written questions in the last year — above average among TDs.
- People have made 1 comment on this TD's speeches — above 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.
- 29 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 313 times in debates — above average among TDs.
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