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RSS feed Michael D'Arcy TD, former Senator

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  • Fine Gael TD for Wexford
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Administrative Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 24 May 2007 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 27 April 2011 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 24 April 2016 — General election
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Schools Building Projects, Departmental Contracts, Departmental Staff, Social Welfare Benefits, Health Services

(based on written questions asked by Michael D'Arcy and answered by departments)

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Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Network (10 May 2017)

“59. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the actions required for the M11-N11 junction 4 M50 to junction 14 Coynes Cross upgrade; if funding has been allocated for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21964/17]”

Topical Issue Debate: Special Educational Needs Service Provision (9 May 2017)

“I thank the Minister. It is kind of a funny space to be in that the Minister has been given a reply to this Topical Issue debate that is wrong. That is a little bit of my criticism. The NCSE tells him that there is capacity for 24 students. There is that capacity in the education centre in Gorey, but it is in the wrong school. The school in question, which requires two units for 12...”

Topical Issue Debate: Special Educational Needs Service Provision (9 May 2017)

“To clarify for the Minister, there is no ASD unit in Gorey community school. It is requesting that an ASD unit be built for 12 students in two classes. For the Minister's information, there is no unit. The teachers and students are working in spaces all around the school where they try to do their best. I just want to clarify that as a point of information.”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 47 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 10 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 84 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 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 89 times in debates — below average among TDs.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 134 times in debates — below average among Senators.
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