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RSS feed John Paul Phelan TD, former Senator

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  • Fine Gael TD for Carlow-Kilkenny
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Agricultural Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 25 February 2011 — Resigned
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Banking Sector Regulation, Grant Payments, Schools Building Projects, Schools Building Projects Status, Ambulance Service Staff

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Seanad: Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters: Road Signage (3 Dec 2019)

“I thank the Senator for raising this important matter. The name by which people know their own locality or by which others recognise it is pretty fundamental. As well as being a beautiful place, Enniscrone is a popular destination. It has been for years but, as the Senator pointed out, it has benefited in recent years from the Wild Atlantic Way and golf tourism in particular. The...”

Seanad: Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters: Road Signage (3 Dec 2019)

“I would like to reassure the Senator that there are no turf wars at this stage. This time last year, just before the session ended, the Local Government Act went through this House and we hoped that would allow for the regulations to be drawn up. It turned out the amendment that was included in that Act only applied to the possibility of holding plebiscites in Gaeltacht areas. That was an...”

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Departmental Funding (3 Dec 2019)

“My Department has a wide and diverse business agenda, covering a broad range of functions, including local authority housing, voluntary housing, homeless services, estate regeneration, energy efficiency retrofitting, housing grants, rural water schemes, urban renewal/regeneration, and fire services. In order to achieve its business objectives, my Department allocates significant resources to...”

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  • Has spoken in 48 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 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 29 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever John Paul Phelan speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 257 times in debates — below average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Landlord, 50% share of property & rent: 2 Highfield Mews, Upper Rathmines Road, Dublin 6.
2. Shares
Shares in Glanbia Plc.: Glanbia, Glanbia House, Ring Road, Kilkenny City: agri-business. Other Information Provided: These were an inheritance from my late father's estate in 2014.
3. Directorships
Nil
4. Land
50% share in a house at 2 Highfield Mews, Upper Rathmines Road, Dublin 6: letting.
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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