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  • Former Labour TD for Galway West
  • Left the Dáil on 25 February 2011 — did not stand for re-election

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Written Answers — Banks Recapitalisation: Banks Recapitalisation (1 Feb 2011)

“Question 125: To ask the Minister for Finance if there have been any further in camera court proceedings since 23 December 2010 concerning any aspect of the injection of State funding into any bank in the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4548/11]”

Written Answers — Garda Training: Garda Training (1 Feb 2011)

“Question 157: To ask the Minister for Justice and Law Reform further to Parliamentary Question No. 49 of 8 December 2010, the rules and regulations which apply to the use of batons by gardaí; the location at which citizens of this State can publicly access such rules; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4547/11]”

Written Answers — Garda Investigations: Garda Investigations (1 Feb 2011)

“Question 165: To ask the Minister for Justice and Law Reform his views on reports that an undercover British police officer infiltrated some legitimate community protest groups in recent times; his further views that activities whereby measures in the enforcement of law would mirror those breaking the law is inappropriate; if there is truth to rumours that there was agreement between those...”

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  • Has spoken in 126 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well above average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 270 written questions in the last year — above average among TDs.
  • People have made 1 comment on this TD's speeches — above average among TDs.
  • 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.
  • 7 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 448 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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