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.

Potential for job creation at former Braun site - Deering

“There is huge potential for job creation at the former Braun site as it can be developed now that it has been sold”, says Fine Gael Carlow TD, Pat Deering.

Sinn Féin hypocrisy on the future of the Carlow sugar factory site exposed – Deering

“Sinn Féin is talking out of both sides of its mouth about the future of a sugar beet processing in Carlow,” according to Fine Gael TD for Carlow- Kilkenny, Pat Deering.

Voluntary housing agencies should consider the new tenant purchase scheme - Deering

Fine Gael Carlow/ Kilkenny TD, Pat Deering, has said the new tenant purchase scheme which is soon to come on stream, will be good for communities and that voluntary housing agencies should consider getting involved. Deputy Deering was speaking after the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government, Deputy Alan Kelly, confirmed to him that the new scheme will be introduced in the second quarter of 2015.

MSD investment is a testament to Carlow’s attractiveness to multinationals - Deering

“The announcement by leading healthcare company, MSD, that it is to invest €11.5 million in its Carlow site this year, is a real testament to Carlow’s attractiveness to multinationals.” says Fine Gael Carlow TD, Pat Deering.

Dublin/ Tullow bus route rescued - Deering

“The Dublin- Tullow bus route has been rescued,” says Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny. Deputy Deering was speaking after the publication of the ‘Review of the Withdrawal of Bus Éireann’s Licenced Route 5 Expressway Service’ by the National Transport Authority (NTA) today (Tuesday) which confirms the future of services on this route is secure.