Dan Neville TD

Dan was elected to the Senate on the Labour Panel in 1989 and was Fine Gael Deputy Leader in the Senate and spokesperson on Justice and Law Reform from 1992-1997. He has been a member of the Dáil since 1997, and was Spokesperson on Children until 2000 when he became Deputy Spokesperson on Health, Children and Mental Health issues. Dan was appointed Deputy Spokesperson on Health in June 2002, October 2007 and October 2010, and was appointed to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health by the Dáil on the proposal of An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD in July 2013. In May 2014, Dan was elected Chairman of the Fine Gael Party.

Dan is co-founder, president and director of the Irish Association of Suicidology, a member of the International Association of Suicide Prevention, a member of the Advisory Board of the College of Psychiatry Ireland and is a director of the Irish Palatine Association. Dan has four children. His favourite film is In the Name of the Father and his favourite restaurant is Bloomers in Rathkeale, Co. Limerick.

Statement from Dan Neville TD:

“It is with sadness that I have decided not to contest the General Election selection convention for the County Limerick constituency in September.

Government must support credit unions who play a central role in our community - Neville

Fine Gael Party Chairperson and TD for Limerick, Dan Neville has said that some level of regulation is needed to support credit unions but that this regulation should not interfere with their voluntary ethos.

New healthy workplace policies for the public sector – Neville

“Legislation providing for the introduction of new Healthy Workplace policies for the public sector shows that this Government is serious about making Ireland healthier”, says Dan Neville, Fine Gael Party Chairperson and TD for Limerick.

Neville welcomes new industrial relations legislation

Fine Gael Party Chairperson, and Limerick TD, Dan Neville, has welcomed the Industrial Relations Amendment Act, which he debated in the Dáil recently.

Adare fire must not impact on long term tourism industry – Neville

The fire that took place in Adare village today has been a huge shock to the local community and I am very glad to hear that there are no reports of any injuries. However, it is vital that every step is taken to rebuild the cottages as soon as possible and to prevent long term damage to Adare’s tourism industry” says Dan Neville, Fine Gael TD for Limerick.