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Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Health Services, Services for People with Disabilities, Special Educational Needs, Social Welfare Benefits, Hospital Services

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Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Social and Affordable Housing (18 Sep 2018)

“It is a very important health issue, namely, an update of the health budget.”

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Home Care Packages Provision (18 Sep 2018)

“Arrangements for home care have developed over the years with a significant local focus and there is considerable variation in accessing services in different parts of the country. It is accepted there is considerable demand for home support services over and above the existing service levels, so the Deputies have hit the nail on the head with their main points. A Programme for a...”

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Home Care Packages Provision (18 Sep 2018)

“I thank the Deputies for raising this very important issue. I know they have a particular interest in developing services in CHO 7. The overarching policy of the Government is to support older people to live in dignity and independence in their own homes and communities for as long as possible. Home care is an important part of the supports for enabling older people to remain in their own...”

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  • Has spoken in 71 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 2 comments on this TD's speeches — above 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 999 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
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3. Directorships
Director of N.C.U: Northside Centre for the Unemployed, Glin Rd., Coolock, Dublin 17: assisting the unemployed and those on social welfare. Other Information Provided: Voluntary director.
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6. Property and Service
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7. Travel Facilities
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8. Remunerated Positions
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9. Contracts
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