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.

Kelly report on South East University is good news for Carlow – Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow, Pat Deering, has said that the report by Michael Kelly on the future of a university for the South East is good news as it makes the case that the project is viable and should go ahead.

Good news for Carlow’s fire service - Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has said that today (Tuesday) has been a good day for Carlow’s fire service with the announcement of a new fire station at Graiguenamanagh and funding of €300,000 for a new fire engine for the county.

Sinn Féin tells us lies, sweet little lies – Deering

“Sinn Féin is effectively lying to the people of Carlow with its two faced stance on the sugar beet industry; supporting it here at home and all the while, undermining it in Europe,” says Fine Gael TD for Carlow-Kilkenny, Pat Deering.

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.