Senator Pat O'NeillSeanad Spokesperson on Transport

Senator Pat O'Neill was elected to Seanad Éireann on the Agricultural Panel in April 2011.

He has been a member of Kilkenny County Council since 2004 representing the Thomatown election area.

Extend Child Benefit to all Leaving Cert students – O’Neill

Fine Gael Senator for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat O’Neill, has called for an extension of the Child Benefit payment beyond the traditional age limit of 18 years, to all include all Leaving Cert students, saying the current age limit is unfair and divisive.

National Farm Safety Initiative to tackle farm fatalities and serious injury – O’Neill

Fine Gael Senator for Carlow/Kilkenny and Member of the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Pat O’Neill has, today (Monday), welcomed the launch of a new National Farm Safety Initiative by Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney TD.

Smartply announcement is a great boost for Kilkenny – O’Neill

Fine Gael Kilkenny Senator Pat O’Neill, has today (Thursday) welcomed the Government’s approval of a €59 million investment in Kilkenny company SmartPly based in Belview, Waterford Port, South Kilkenny. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today announced the approval, with the agreement of his colleague, Brendan Howlin TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.