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  • Former Independent TD for Dublin Rathdown
  • Former Independent Senator (University of Dublin)
  • Left the Dáil on 8 February 2020 — General election
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 26 February 2011 — Resigned

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Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Motor Tax (27 May 2020)

“The online motor tax service, www.motortax.ie, through which 77% of all motor tax applications were transacted last year, continues to operate. Motor tax offices are also continuing to process postal applications in the various offices around the country. It is not possible, at this stage, to give a definitive date for the opening of public counters in motor tax offices, which will be a...”

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Tourism Industry (27 May 2020)

“Tourism is one of the most directly affected sectors in the current crisis. The impact of COVID-19 on tourism globally has been overwhelming and immediate with unprecedented consequences for Ireland’s tourism sector. Since late February, Minister Griffin and I, along with my Department officials have engaged with industry with a view to understanding the challenges facing the...”

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Motor Tax (27 May 2020)

“In relation to refunds, the relevant legislation provides for a refund of motor tax in certain limited circumstances, where: - a vehicle has been scrapped or destroyed; - a vehicle has been permanently exported; - a vehicle has been stolen and has not been recovered by the owner; - a vehicle in respect of which a tax disc has been taken out has not been used in apublic place at any time...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 58 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 74 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 948 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

1. Occupational Income
(1) Author: Penguin Ireland, Stephen's Green, Dublin 2; (2) Journalist: Independent News & Media, Talbot St., Dublin; (3) Broadcasting: various media.
2. Shares
(1) Shares: Henderson value Trust (formally SVM Global), Leven House, 10 Lochside Place, Edinburgh Park, Edinburgh EH12 9RG: investment trust; (2) Shares: Bank of Ireland, Lwr Baggot St., Dublin 2: banking; (3) Shares: Independent News & Media, Talbot St, Dublin 1: media; (4) Shares (preference): Bank of Ireland, Lwr Baggot St., Dublin 2: banking; (5) Shares: NTR: toll roads; (6) German Government Bond, 0% 26 March 2014: Germany (Federal Republic of): Government Bond; (7) Germany Federal Republic ZCT Bill 25/03/2015: Germany (Federal Republic of): Government Bond; (8) KFW 0.625% NT Redeem 24/04/15 USD 1000: KFW Zeppelinalee 8, 60325 Frankfurt AM Main, Germany: Government owned German Bank; (9) Treasury Bill: US Treasury Bill USD 1,000, 6 March 2014: USA: Government Bond.
3. Directorships
(1) Chair (non-exec): Henderson Value Trust, (formally SVM Global), Leven House, 10 Lochside Place, Edinburgh Park, Edinburgh EH12 9RG: investment trust; (2) Director (non-exec): Baring Russia Fund, 2 rue Albert Borschette, L-1246 Luxembourg: investment; (3) Director (non-exec): Baring Hedge Select Fund, Huntlaw Building, PO Box 1350, Gt George Town, Cayman Islands: investment.
4. Land
Nil
5. Gifts
One ticket to Wimbledon: Henderson Global Investors.
6. Property and Service
Nil
7. Travel Facilities
Nil
8. Remunerated Positions
Nil
9. Contracts
Nil

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