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RSS feed Thomas Byrne TD, former Senator

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  • Fianna Fail TD for Meath East
  • Former Fianna Fail Senator (Cultural and Educational Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 24 May 2007 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 26 April 2011 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 26 February 2016 — Resigned
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Schools Building Projects, Schools Building Projects Status, Broadband Service Provision, Special Educational Needs Service Provision, Hospital Appointments Status

(based on written questions asked by Thomas Byrne and answered by departments)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Gnó na Dála - Business of Dáil (5 Dec 2018)

“We will have to put a search party out for the Fine Gael Deputies.”

Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018: Report Stage (Resumed) (5 Dec 2018)

“This is an interesting debate. When conscientious objection is made into an issue, some are under the impression that there is no conscientious objection clause in the Bill. I have read it and it has been mentioned here, but it is being covered over. The fact is that no doctor, student doctor, nurse, midwife or, as the Minister said, pharmacist will be required to take part in any of the...”

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services Staff Training (5 Dec 2018)

“102. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the request by the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland for a 10% increase in basic specialist training places for 2018 was rejected; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50790/18]”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 116 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 61 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 478 written questions in the last year — well above average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 43 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Thomas Byrne speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 293 times in debates — 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.)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 569 times in debates — above average among Senators.
    (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.)