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.

€72,000 towards mental health services for the Irish community in New York - Neville

“Finding your feet in a new country can be extremely difficult. Emigrants can suffer from severe loneliness and depression, and it is important that the support they need is available” says Dan Neville, Fine Gael TD for Limerick and President of the Irish Association of Suicidology.

Deep Brain Stimulation treatment should be available for Parkinson’s patients in Ireland - Neville

Fine Gael Party Chairperson and TD for Limerick, Dan Neville, has highlighted the importance of making Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) procedures available to Parkinson’s patients in Ireland.

Govt prioritises mental health with €35 million investment - Neville

Fine Gael Party Chairperson, TD for Limerick and President of the Irish Association of Suicidology, Dan Neville has welcomed the allocation of €35 million for mental health services in 2015 announced by the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar TD & Minister for Primary and Social Care, Kathleen Lynch TD as part of the HSE Service Plan.

We must plan now for Adare Bypass - Neville

Fine Gael TD for Limerick, Dan Neville, has said that we must start planning now for the construction of the Adare Bypass once the funding becomes available. Deputy Neville was speaking after raising the issue of traffic problems in Adare in the Dáil last week.

Neville elected to Fine Gael Executive Council

Fine Gael TD for Limerick and Chairman of Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Dan Neville TD, was unanimously elected to replace Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD on the Fine Gael Executive Council, at a meeting of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party which took place on Wednesday 5th November.