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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

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Topical Issue Debate: Psychological Services (22 Feb 2017)

“Before I begin, I ask that the Minister's response be sent to all of the Oireachtas Members in Waterford and Wexford. I want to support my colleagues from Wexford. The prospect of this happening is deplorable.”

Topical Issue Debate: IDA Funding (22 Feb 2017)

“I have been very critical over a period given the IDA and Enterprise Ireland in particular have done very little for County Wexford. In February 2015 the previous Administration made available €150 million for property solutions for the regions. It was something I was very supportive of and I understand there simply cannot be a major advance factory or major IDA investment in every...”

Topical Issue Debate: IDA Funding (22 Feb 2017)

“I think it is important to add some information to the Minister of State's script. While he is correct there is an IDA business park in Enniscorthy, there is no land available because it is full. I also want to correct myself as I said there was 3 acres of land whereas it is 4.5 acres. However, if a major client wanted to come to Wexford, it could not do so because that land is not...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 38 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 81 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") 85 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.
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