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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
  • Email me whenever Thomas Byrne speaks (no more than once per day)

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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

Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2023: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Feb 2024)

“I thank the Minister and my boss, Deputy Martin, for her contribution, as well as the other Deputies, Deputy Costello, in particular, for their contributions. I am like Deputy Ó Snodaigh in that I remember "Hall's Pictorial Weekly", and this summer I visited north-west Cork with Deputy Michael Moynihan. We came to the town of Newmarket, which I had never been in before, but I...”

Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2023: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Feb 2024)

“It was shown after I was born but it was definitely recorded before I was born. It was shown into the eighties; there is no question about that. Some of us are destined for these types of careers from an early age. There is no question of the importance of archives and preserving and conserving the wealth of content which public service broadcasters produce. It is the history of the...”

Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2023: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Feb 2024)

“Humour changes.”

More of Thomas Byrne's recent appearances

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  • Has spoken in 35 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.
  • 45 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Thomas Byrne speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 544 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.)