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.

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.

Sense must prevail for South East University - Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has today (Thursday) called for sense to prevail on the matter of the university for the South East and has encouraged all stakeholders to find a solution to the current impasse.

Live register falls almost 10% in a year - Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow/ Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has welcomed this week’s CSO figures showing that the number of people signing on to the Live Register has fallen almost 10% year on year.