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RSS feed Kieran O'Donnell TD, former Senator

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  • Fine Gael TD for Limerick City
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Cultural and Educational Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 24 May 2007 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 25 April 2016 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 31 March 2020 — General election
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Decentralisation Programme, Ministerial Staff, Social Welfare Benefits, Vaccination Programme, Departmental Expenditure

(based on written questions asked by Kieran O'Donnell and answered by departments)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment (17 May 2022)

“148. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons who still remain on the pandemic unemployment payment; the measures that her Department has implemented that have been the most impactful to ensure those who were on the payment found new employment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24650/22]”

Working Group of Committee Chairmen: Public Policy Matters: Engagement with the Taoiseach (12 May 2022)

“I welcome the Taoiseach. I am the chair of the Joint Committee on Transport and Communications. I agree with my colleagues on the resourcing of committees. The workload for the staff is very heavy. We need extra staff within the committees. The communications unit has to be resourced as well. I support the call for that. Our committee has done quite a bit of pre-legislative scrutiny....”

Working Group of Committee Chairmen: Public Policy Matters: Engagement with the Taoiseach (12 May 2022)

“It makes it difficult.”

More of Kieran O'Donnell's recent appearances

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  • Has spoken in 101 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 42 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 109 written questions in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 14–15 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 6080 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Kieran O'Donnell speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 399 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.)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 165 times in debates — below average among Senators.
    (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

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