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Violence Against Women

Violence Against Women

There is a persistent epidemic of violence against women in this country that needs to be eradicated. A sizeable minority of men in Ireland have unacceptable attitudes and inappropriate behaviours towards women which we must call out and challenge when we see them and educate ourselves on how we can do better as a ...

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Visited Moore Abbey in Monasterevin to meet with the CEO of the Muiríosa Foundation, Siobhán Bryan to discuss various issues. Volunteered at the ONE Medical Clinic for Defence Forces Veterans. Spoke to Will Faulkner on Midlands 103 about the current conflict on the Russia-Ukraine border. Spoke to ...

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

It's been another busy week in Leinster house and around the Kildare South constituency! Here's some of the things myself and the team have been up to - Asked the Taoiseach to put a recognition package in place for frontline healthcare workers and volunteers who have been working tirelessly throughout the ...

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Defence Forces Post 94 Contratcts

Defence Forces Post 94 Contratcts

In the Dáil this morning, I asked the Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney to provide some clarity to the situation pertaining to employment contracts for enlisted personnel who joined after 1994. It is the most urgent, pressing and important matter in the Defence Forces at the moment. It is an issue of huge concern ...

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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Volunteered at the ONE medical clinic in Dublin for Defence Forces Veterans. Met with Chief Super Scanlon to increase the number of gardai in Portarlington and to have the station open for longer. Attended the Foreign Affairs & Defence committee to highlight the current situation in Belarus & ...

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Autism Bill

Autism Bill

I was delighted to speak in the Dáil recently about the Autism Bill. It allows us to shine a light on another neglected area in Irish society. More importantly, though, it allowed us to speak out and represent people with autism, their families & carers and highlight important issues affecting their daily lives. ...

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Lack of Affordable Houses in Kildare highlighted in Dáil

Lack of Affordable Houses in Kildare highlighted in Dáil

Independent TD for Kildare South Dr Cathal Berry TD highlighted important issues with the Minister for Housing, Darragh O’Brien in the Dáil last week when he raised the unaffordability of housing in County Kildare and the issue of housing mix with the Minister. ‘I drove from Portarlington today through to ...

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Foreign Affairs & Defence Committee visit Irish Naval Base

Foreign Affairs & Defence Committee visit Irish Naval Base

The Foreign Affairs & Defence Committee were in the Naval Base recently being briefed on the ongoing crisis there & how best to resolve it. There is incredible work being done by the Irish Naval Service under really tough conditions. It's vital that a financial rescue package is provided to address the ...