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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)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Seanad: Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Bill 2017: Committee and Remaining Stages (20 Jul 2017)

“I thank all of the Senators who were helpful and facilitating, and also a word of thanks to the staff within the Department of Finance. They put a huge amount of work into this legislation.”

Seanad: Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Bill 2017: Committee and Remaining Stages (20 Jul 2017)

“I thank the Chairman, or the Leas-Chathaoirleach to give him his correct title.”

Seanad: Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Bill 2017: Committee and Remaining Stages (20 Jul 2017)

“Unfortunately, I cannot accept this amendment. I do not consider its inclusion in legislation appropriate or necessary. I certainly agree that the issues raised by Senator O'Sullivan are clearly relevant to the operation of the bank and Ireland's involvement as a member should the Bill be passed. The State will be guided by established Government policy when acting as a member of the bank,...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 49 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 60 written questions in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
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  • 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") 101 times in debates — below 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") 134 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.)