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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, Special Educational Needs Service Provision, Hospital Appointments Status, Medical Cards, Broadband Service Provision

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

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Third Level Funding (17 May 2018)

“97. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills when the new higher education funding model will be introduced; and if there will be winners and losers resulting therefrom. [21830/18]”

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Research Students (17 May 2018)

“98. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a framework for career progression for researchers in universities will be introduced. [21831/18]”

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Gender Equality (17 May 2018)

“99. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if legislation will be needed to implement gender equity measures in the third level sector. [21832/18]”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 111 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 485 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.
  • 41 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Thomas Byrne speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 251 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.)