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Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Departmental Expenditure, Alternative Energy Projects, Schools Building Projects, Telecommunications Services, Energy Resources

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Northern Ireland and Brexit: Statements (12 Jul 2018)

“At the outset I wish to clarify something. The Fianna Fáil leader said that he did not specifically ask for statements on Northern Ireland and Brexit at the same time; the debate was to be split. There was a misunderstanding on that, but I do not want to cast aspersions on anybody. I will respond on Northern Ireland first. I repeat what has been said by many. All political leaders...”

Northern Ireland and Brexit: Statements (12 Jul 2018)

“May I just finally speak about Brexit? Every time we have a debate on Brexit in this House, the latest development in Brexit is being judged as if it is the final outcome. Of course, there are problems with it, just as there are inconsistencies and concerns that the EU and Ireland would have about the White Paper published today. This is a negotiation. I have said this and people have...”

Northern Ireland and Brexit: Statements (12 Jul 2018)

“My understanding is that add-on was a Fianna Fáil request.”

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  • Has spoken in 120 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 7 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 1768 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Landlord: 17 The Moorings, Harty's Quay, Rochestown, Co. Cork.
2. Shares
Shares: (1) Private Wealth Managers, 72 Merrion Square, Dublin 2: wealth management investment group; (2) Coveney Family Investment Club, Davy, 49 Dawson Street, Dublin 2: family investment fund.
3. Directorships
Nil
4. Land
17 The Moorings, Harty’s Quay, Rochestown, Co Cork: letting.
5. Gifts
Nil
6. Property and Service
Nil
7. Travel Facilities
Nil
8. Remunerated Positions
Nil
9. Contracts
Nil

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