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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
- Email me whenever Eamon Scanlon speaks (no more than once per day)
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Committees and topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Departmental Properties, Sports Capital Programme Applications, Hospital Services, GLAS Payments, Nursing Homes Repayment Scheme
(based on written questions asked by Eamon Scanlon and answered by departments)
- Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2018: Second Stage (10 Jul 2018)
“Much of what I am going to say has already been said, but it is important that it is said. I want to compliment my college, Deputy Michael McGrath, because he has pursued this for many years. Quite a number of people were badly affected by what happened to Setanta Insurance. At least 1,500 people have been left in limbo for the past number of years, not knowing where they were going to go....”
- Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Heritage Sites (10 Jul 2018)
“958. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht if a site (details supplied) in County Sligo will be taken in charge; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30532/18]”
- Questions on Promised Legislation (4 Jul 2018)
“In 2015, there were 44,300 owners of cars more than ten years old. In 2018, the number had increased to 139,300. There are many reasons for the increase, one of which is affordability because people cannot afford to change their cars as often. Another is that with the quality of cars today, if they are serviced and looked after, means that ten, 12, 14 or 15 year old cars can work...”
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- Has spoken in 69 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 230 written questions in the last year — 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 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 13 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Eamon Scanlon speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 98 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.)