Helen McEntee, winning candidate in the Meath East by-election. Normally some Dáil quotes would go in here but she’s only in the door so I’ll update it when she’s actually said something. Jerbs.
(Back after a brief hiatus, I’ve been busy!) Joe McHugh: Member, Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement (since 9 Jun 2011) Recent Dáil quote: “The programme for Government commits to tackling white collar crime.” Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — below average among TDs. Has received answers to… Read More Know a Backbencher: Joe McHugh TD for Donegal North East, Fine Gael
Áine Collins: Member, Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education (since 9 Jun 2011) Member, Joint Administration Committee (since 9 Jun 2011) Member, Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education (since 9 Jun 2011) Recent Dáil quote: “[T]here has been corruption throughout our political system from the top to the bottom, which affected every level… Read More Know a Backbencher: Áine Collins TD for Cork North West, Fine Gael
This month’s Langer is P.J. Sheehan of Fine Gael for threatening the career of the Garda who responsibly stopped him from wrapping his car around a lamppost or a pedestrian. I didn’t know you could get drunk on gravy. The entire Oireachtas must be steaming so. The Corkonian is in newsagents now, just €2!