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RSS feed Paschal Donohoe TD, former Senator

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  • Fine Gael TD for Dublin Central
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Administrative Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 13 September 2007 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 26 February 2011 — Resigned
  • Email me whenever Paschal Donohoe speaks (no more than once per day)

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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Social Welfare Benefits, Citizenship Applications, Carer's Allowance Applications, Tax Code, Community Employment Schemes

(based on written questions asked by Paschal Donohoe and answered by departments)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (15 Oct 2019)

“I can deal with the poverty-proofing of the budget. The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform looked at the impact of the budget on different income groups. Our analysis was that the budget would not have a regressive impact on the vast majority of people. The ESRI's analysis, to which the Deputy referred, did not take account of service improvements.”

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (15 Oct 2019)

“For example, it did not take account of the changes in the national childcare scheme. It focused on matters from a purely income distribution point of view. It did not look at any service improvements that the budget is looking to deliver.”

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (15 Oct 2019)

“I am happy to make that information available.”

More of Paschal Donohoe's recent appearances

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 82 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 1 comment on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 51 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Paschal Donohoe speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 1074 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Nil
2. Shares
Shares: (1) Proctor & Gamble, Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 OXP, UK: consumer goods company; (2) Diageo, St. James's Gate, Thomas Street, Dublin 8: drinks company.
3. Directorships
Nil
4. Land
Nil
5. Gifts
Nil
6. Property and Service
Nil
7. Travel Facilities
Nil
8. Remunerated Positions
Nil
9. Contracts
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Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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