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  • Fianna Fail TD for Sligo-Leitrim
  • Former Fianna Fail Senator (Agricultural Panel)
  • Changed party from Fianna Fail on 4 Aug 2009
  • Entered the Dáil on 24 May 2007 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 24 May 2007 — Resigned
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Departmental Properties, GLAS Payments, Hospital Services, Sports Capital Programme Applications, Nursing Homes Repayment Scheme

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Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Illness Benefit Payments (13 Feb 2019)

“On contacting the illness benefit section, my office was informed that 15% of the payment had been taken back through debt recovery. That was the first the family knew about it. They received no notice or letter whatsoever.”

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Illness Benefit Payments (13 Feb 2019)

“I thank the Minister of State for his response. This is a very difficult case. Even though the person was overpaid and our office notified the Department that the person was getting the incorrect payment, nothing was done. The person then received a number of payments, very few of which were correct. The person then received a payment with a 15% deduction because the Department claims...”

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Illness Benefit Payments (13 Feb 2019)

“There are serious issues with the new illness benefit system. I cannot be the only Member contacted weekly about illness benefit claims or payments as it has been going on for several months. The issue first came to the fore in my office last August with dozens of complaints from ill and vulnerable people genuinely upset by the disruption to their payments with no money suddenly coming into...”

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