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  • Labour Senator (Labour Panel)
  • Former Labour TD for Louth
  • Left the Dáil on 26 February 2016 — General election
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 25 April 2016 — General election
  • Email me whenever Gerald Nash speaks (no more than once per day)

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Seanad: Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Bill 2019: Committee Stage (18 Dec 2019)

“We are obligated in the House to legislate in the public interest but it appears we are legislating in the interests of Ms Bacik and other family members of all of us. I am jesting; this is absolutely in the public interest.”

Seanad: Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Bill 2019: Committee Stage (18 Dec 2019)

“In fact, I have some proximity to pharmaceutical assistants myself. Some people say the Seanad is not representative. I find that bizarre given the testimony from Senator Byrne. It seems we all have relationships with pharmaceutical assistants and we are only too well aware of the important work they do in our community. There has been extraordinary frustration among members of the...”

Seanad: An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (11 Dec 2019)

“It is timely that we have a debate in the Chamber on the health impacts of drug use and misuse in this country. We have had many debates in recent weeks on the Garda and criminal justice response to drugs in our communities. Any time I have had the opportunity to participate in those debates, I always refer to the need to address these issues from a health and not a criminal justice...”

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  • Has spoken in 38 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 32 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 1 comment on this TD's speeches — above average among TDs.
  • People have made 1 comment on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 19 people are tracking whenever this Senator speaks — email me whenever Gerald Nash speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 185 times in debates — average among TDs.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 206 times in debates — average among Senators.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Nil
2. Shares
Nil
3. Directorships
(1) Drogheda Youth Development Ltd.: Fair Street, Drogheda: youth work organisation; (2) Drogheda Arts Centre: Barlow House, Drogheda: arts venue/centre; (3) Upstate Theatre Company: Barlow House, Drogheda: theatre company; (4) Calipo Theatre Company: Barlow House, Drogheda: theatre company. Other Information Provided: Formally resigned from all these positions on appointment to office as Minister for Business & Employment in July 2014
4. Land
Nil
5. Gifts
Nil
6. Property and Service
Nil
7. Travel Facilities
Nil
8. Remunerated Positions
Nil
9. Contracts
Nil

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