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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

Central Bank (Amendment) Bill 2018: Second Stage [Private Members] (14 Feb 2018)

“It is easy to make statements but not back them up.”

Central Bank (Amendment) Bill 2018: Second Stage [Private Members] (14 Feb 2018)

“Deputy Nolan said nothing has been done on white collar crime. I refute that. The Government has published a package of measures aimed at tackling white collar crime, co-ordinated by the Departments of Finance; Justice and Equality; and Business, Enterprise and Innovation. Many of these actions have either been completed or are under way, including the Criminal Justice (Corruption...”

Seanad: Commencement Matters: Motor Insurance Costs (13 Feb 2018)

“I thank Senator Byrne for tabling a Commencement matter as it gives me an opportunity to outline the position. Members of the Seanad will be aware that the report on the cost of motor insurance was published in January 2017. It made 22 recommendations, with 71 associated actions to be carried out. The aim of the implementation of this report is to try to remove the volatility that we have...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 53 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 20 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.
  • 18 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Michael D'Arcy speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 131 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.)