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.


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.

Deering holds positive meeting with Min for Transport on Dublin/Tullow route

Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, today (Tuesday), held a very positive meeting with the Minister for Transport, Paschal Donohue TD, at which the future of Bus Éireann Route 5 was discussed.

HSE to extend Soliris drug to PNH & aHUS patients – Deering

Fine Gael Carlow/ Kilkenny TD, Pat Deering, has today (Wednesday) welcomed confirmation from the HSE that they are to extend access to the drug Eculizumab (trading as Soliris), for patients with the conditions Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) and atypical Haemolytic Uraemic (aHUS).

First time buyers won’t be punished for a crash they did not cause - Deering

Fine Gael TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Pat Deering, has today welcomed the Central Bank’s common sense approach to the issue of mortgage deposits, saying it is good news for first time buyers.