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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 Status, Schools Building Projects, Special Educational Needs Service Provision, Broadband Service Provision, School Curriculum

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Seanad: Situation in Ukraine: Motion (1 Jun 2022)

“Tá áthas orm bheith sa Seanad anocht. Russia's shocking, illegal invasion of Ukraine - a further invasion of Ukraine, of course - which started on 24 February, is a profound event with numerous implications for the entire world. I thank Senator Dooley for all his work, particularly on the political front with political parties in Ukraine who have been advancing the cause of...”

Seanad: Situation in Ukraine: Motion (1 Jun 2022)

“The text of this motion has a strong focus on holding Russia accountable for its behaviour in Ukraine. The most important facet of the resolution is its call that those responsible for crimes in Ukraine be held to account. This focus should remain to the fore in international consideration of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Everybody responsible within and without Russia should be held...”

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Water Quality (26 May 2022)

“Gabhaim mo bhuíochas arís leis an Teachta as an obair atá á dhéanamh aige i gCill Chéile i gContae Chill Dara maidir leis an uisce lofa atá ansin agus chun dul chun cinn a dhéanamh agus feabhas a chur ar an uisce sin. I thank the Deputy again for his comments. His interest and representations are very much appreciated in the Department. The...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 21 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 61 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • 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.
  • 44 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Thomas Byrne speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 449 times in debates — above 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.)