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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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Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Trade Relations (22 Feb 2024)

“I have not engaged on this particular topic with EU counterparts, as engagement on the EU's budget, and any revenue generated from mechanisms such as the carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) are primarily a matter for the Minister for Finance. The CBAM is one of the key measures under the European Green Deal. It places a carbon price on imports of certain goods from outside the EU,...”

Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Business Supports (22 Feb 2024)

“The Increased Cost of Business (ICOB) grant, announced as part of the Budget 2024 package will be particularly targeted at Small and Medium sized businesses who operate from a rateable premises. It is important that I note that the ICOB is not a commercial rates waiver and firms should continue to pay their rates as normal. The administration of the ICOB grant will be carried out by Local...”

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (20 Feb 2024)

“I thank the Ceann Comhairle. I am not sure how much time he will give me for all of them. Maybe it will be five minutes, which is excellent. First, with regard to Deputy Colm Burke's question, I know he had a good meeting with the Minister, Deputy Simon Harris, on these matters. The Minister's Department met the Department of Health, UCC and Trinity on increasing the number of...”

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  • Has spoken in 49 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 10 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.
  • 131 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Simon Coveney speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 2983 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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