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  • 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 Foreign Affairs and Trade: Brexit Issues (21 Sep 2017)

“Protecting the existing family reunification rights under EU law of EU citizens residing in the UK at the date of entry into force of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement is one of the key issues that has been identified by the EU within the context of its wider objective of safeguarding the rights and entitlements of EU citizens resident in the UK. Irish citizens resident in the UK –...”

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Northern Ireland (21 Sep 2017)

“Dealing with long-outstanding issues relating to the legacy of the conflict in Northern Ireland are of the utmost importance to the Government. The Programme for a Partnership Government makes specific reference to the Government’s commitment to the establishment of the legacy framework provided for under the Stormont House Agreement, with the needs of victims and survivors at the core...”

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Humanitarian Aid (21 Sep 2017)

“I strongly condemn all human rights violations and abuses against refugees and migrants, both in Libya and along the Central Mediterranean Route. I am aware of reports of appalling conditions currently faced by migrants and refugees in Libya. The security situation in Libya is fragile, which exacerbates the situation for migrants on the ground. The government has only partial control of the...”

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  • Has spoken in 76 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 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") 1430 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.
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
4. Land
17 The Moorings, Harty’s Quay, Rochestown, Co Cork: letting.
5. Gifts
6. Property and Service
7. Travel Facilities
8. Remunerated Positions
9. Contracts

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