Pat Deering TD

Pat has been an active member of Fine Gael for the past 25 years. He was elected to Carlow County Council in 2009, where he served as Fine Gael Whip, before being elected to Dáil Éireann in 2011. He is the Chairman of Carlow County GAA Board and a member of the IFA.

Pat also has his own dairy farm. Father to two young children, Pat also has a huge interest in Irish history and his favourite historical figure is Michael Collins.

New medical card system will be sensitive to health needs and financial situations of families - Deering

Fine Gael Carlow TD, Pat Deering, has said that the newly reformed medical card system will be more sensitive to the health needs and financial situation of people and their families.

Carlow primary schools to benefit from minor works funding - Deering

Fine Gael Carlow/Kilkenny TD, Pat Deering, has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD, that €28 million will be provided to fund the improvement of physical infrastructure of schools in 2014. The funding will also be used to purchase much needed equipment and furniture in schools in 2014.

Community not-for-profit childcare to be exempt from commercial rates - Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny (Thursday) said that a commercial rates exemption will benefit services available to children in not-for-profit childcare facilities.

Dairy farmers preparing for quota abolition - Deering

Fine Gael Carlow/ Kilkenny TD, Pat Deering, has said today (Wednesday) that dairy farmers in Ireland are going to be well prepared for the abolition of milk quotas next year.

South East technological university consultation underway - Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has today (Tuesday), welcomed the establishment of a new process which will reinvigorate the technological university of the South East project, announced by the Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD.