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.


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.

Agriculture portfolio in the European Commission is a real coup for Ireland- Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has today (Wednesday) welcomed the news that Carlow Kilkenny Deputy Phil Hogan is to be made European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development.

6% increase in number of people at work in the South East - Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has welcomed the publication of the CSO’s Quarterly National Household Survey which points to an increase in employment and a decrease in emigration in Carlow and Kilkenny.

Review of National Spatial Strategy needed to put rural Ireland back on the map - Deering

Fine Gael Carlow TD, Pat Deering, has today (Thursday) stated that a review of the National Spatial Strategy (NSS) is needed, and will help to ensure increased prioritisation of rural issues at Government level.