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  • Fine Gael TD for Donegal
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Administrative Panel)
  • 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): Hospital Services, Tax Code, Health Services, Departmental Expenditure, Telecommunications Services

(based on written questions asked by Joe McHugh and answered by departments)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Topical Issue Debate: School Accommodation (17 Oct 2019)

“I agree with the Deputy and reiterate that a timeframe is needed. An outline is needed to allow families to make preparations. We are hoping to be in a position to have the junior school back next week. We are looking at all options in respect of temporary provision prior to the school being rebuilt, from prefabs to spare capacity in local schools. Everything is on the table. I do not...”

Topical Issue Debate: School Accommodation (17 Oct 2019)

“I thank Deputy Haughey for raising this matter. As he stated, I met him and other representatives from the area at the school yesterday. I know all of them want to see this matter prioritised. We are as one in that regard. In raising this matter, the Deputy has given me the opportunity to outline the steps being taken to ensure that Scoil Chaitríona Cailíní agus Scoil...”

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation (17 Oct 2019)

“I thank Deputy Burke for the continued pressure he is putting on in raising this question again. I know it reflects the desire of the community to see a conclusion. There have been so many false expectations on the date and I do not wish to add to the frustration and anxiety. I have received feedback from my officials. We are very lucky to have a great clerk of works and a good team...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 71 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among TDs.
  • 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 — 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.
  • 49 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Joe McHugh speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 618 times in debates — above 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.)

Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Landlord: (1) Ard O'Donnell, Letterkenny; (2) The Clayton, Dublin 4 (½ share - apartment). Other Information Provided: N/A.
2. Shares
Nil
3. Directorships
Shadow: Letterkenny Youth & Family Services, Unit 1, Glencar Business Centre, Letterkenny: community work. Other Information Provided: Registered charity.
4. Land
(1) Ard O'Donnell, Letterkenny: house; (2) Barrow Street, Dublin (The Clayton): apartment. Other Information Provided: (1) & (2) rental
5. Gifts
Nil
6. Property and Service
Nil
7. Travel Facilities
Nil
8. Remunerated Positions
Nil
9. Contracts
Nil

Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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