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Committees and topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements, Ministerial Meetings, Northern Ireland Issues, Strategic Communications Unit, Brexit Issues
(based on written questions asked by Micheál Martin and answered by departments)
- Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Passport Services (22 Feb 2024)
“With regard to the specific application about which the Deputy has enquired, the Passport Service initially requested further supporting documents from the applicant on 8 February 2024. The turnaround time for Post Passport applications is 8 weeks. Supporting documents were received from the applicant on 14 February 2024. The turnaround time following receipt of additional documents is 15...”
- Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Child Abduction (22 Feb 2024)
“I can assure the Deputy that officials in my Department have been in regular contact with the Irish citizen in this case and are continuing to provide consular assistance and guidance. I appreciate that the circumstances of this case are very difficult for all concerned. I have engaged directly with my counterpart in the jurisdiction in question on this matter and I subsequently met...”
- Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Foreign Birth Registration (22 Feb 2024)
“Entitlement to Irish citizenship is determined by the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1956, as amended, under which Irish citizenship may be obtained by birth, by descent, or by naturalisation. If a person or their parent was born on the island of Ireland before 1 January 2005, they are an Irish citizen and they can apply for an Irish passport without making an application for...”
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- Has spoken in 85 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- People have made 5 comments on this TD's speeches — well 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.
- 86 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Micheál Martin speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 6004 times in debates — well above 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.)
Register of Members' Interests
Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register