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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

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Central Bank of Ireland Staff (13 Jun 2019)

“The New Zealand State Services Commissioner is carrying out an investigation into the unauthorised access of New Zealand Budget material and the events surrounding it.  The State Services Commissioner, Peter Hughes, has stated that his office will not be making any comment on the matter until his investigation is concluded and all of the facts have been ascertained.  The...”

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Departmental Legal Costs (13 Jun 2019)

“Ireland has never accepted the Commission’s analysis in the Apple State aid Decision and is challenging the Commission’s decision before the European Courts. Notwithstanding this, the Irish authorities have engaged fully with the Commission throughout the State aid investigation. This involved a significant degree of legal and technical complexity, and additional expertise has...”

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Credit Ratings (13 Jun 2019)

“The Central Credit Register (CCR) is established by the Central Bank of Ireland under the Credit Reporting Act 2013 (the Act). Under the Act, lenders are obliged to submit specified personal and credit information on loans to the CCR.  Lenders have been submitting information on consumer mortgages since 30 June 2017. As part of the credit information, the Central Bank has advised...”

More of Paschal Donohoe's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 75 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") 996 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
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
4. Land
5. Gifts
6. Property and Service
7. Travel Facilities
8. Remunerated Positions
9. Contracts

Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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