Know a Backbencher: Michael McNamara TD for Clare, Labour
(Beginning a hopefully weekly series profiling the vast number of bums on seats you might never hear of in Dáil Eireann.)
Member, Committee on Communications, Natural Resources and Agriculture (since 9 Jun 2011)
Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade (since 9 Jun 2011)
Recent Dáil quote: ““Your party is underwhelming.”
Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
Has received answers to 49 written questions in the last year — below average among TDs.
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