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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

Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2018: Committee and Remaining Stages (12 Jul 2018)

“I will deal with the last point first. There is not such a set of rules. Insurance, being the business it is, has capital amounts underwriting business and cash coming in to try to ensure there are sufficient cash reserves to settle claims. As sure as there are insurance companies, there will be insurance company failures. I would not say we have been quarrelling over how exactly to put...”

Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2018: Committee and Remaining Stages (12 Jul 2018)

“Yes, in the first three months.”

Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2018: Committee and Remaining Stages (12 Jul 2018)

“Yes.”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 65 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 0 written questions in the last year — well 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 16–17 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") 158 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.)