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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
  • Email me whenever Joe McHugh 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): 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

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Residential Institutions Statutory Fund (18 Oct 2018)

“I thank the two Deputies for raising the matter. It is a broad one relating to Caranua's 2017 annual report and the appeals process, so I have a fairly broad answer, but there are statistics and bits of information that might be relevant to the discussion. Caranua is an independent statutory body established in 2013 under the provisions of the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund, RISF,...”

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Residential Institutions Statutory Fund (18 Oct 2018)

“I take those contributions seriously, whether we are talking about length of time, lack of information or the system being too bureaucratic, given the ordeal of institutional abuse the survivors have gone through and the stage of life they are at. I take on board the suggestion that there will possibly be a need for a second appeals officer. I will monitor the situation and speak to my...”

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Residential Institutions Statutory Fund (18 Oct 2018)

“You are always nice, Clare.”

More of Joe McHugh's recent appearances

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 126 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above 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.
  • 40 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Joe McHugh speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 453 times in debates — 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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