Know a Backbencher: Áine Collins TD for Cork North West, Fine Gael

Allan 1:22 pm


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 of Irish society. It does not reflect well on our country that the people who had the most power were corrupt.”
Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — well below average among TDs.
Has received answers to 50 written questions in the last year — below average among TDs.
All info via Kildare Street.
Áine suggested by possibly herself, given the ridiculous comments attributed to her this week.
If you’d like to suggest a backbencher, drop me a line.

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