Senator Paddy Burke
Paddy Burke is a Senator in the 26th Seanad and Fine Gael Spokesperson on Social Protection, Rural & Community Development & The Islands. He was formerly the Cathaoirleach of the 24th Seanad. He was elected to Seanad Éireann on the Agricultural Panel.
Paddy Burke has been a Senator since 1993.
He has served as Seanad Spokesperson on Defence and Emigrant Affairs and Leas Cathaoirleach of the Seanad.
Paddy served as a member of Mayo County Council between 1979-2003.
News & Statements
Free school books and hot school meals will ease burden on parents for next academic year – Burke
Parents of children set to attend primary school for the 2023/2024 academic year will have been receiving notifications from their schools to tell them that they will no longer have to pay for school books from September, a Fine Gael Senator said.30th May 2023
Local students learn about the importance of water conservation- Burke
Fine Gael Senator Paddy Burke has praised a series of talks on water conservation in local primary schools.27th June 2017
GMIT working group to meet students and staff at Castlebar campus later this month- Burke
Fine Gael Senator, Paddy Burke, has said the GMIT working group will meet with students and staff at the Castlebar campus later this month.4th May 2017
Special borrowing rates could aid farmers and small agri-food businesses through lean times - Burke
Fine Gael Senator Paddy Burke has said that special borrowing rates could assist farmers and small businesses with their finances at certain times of the year, when things are tough. Senator Burke was speaking on the matter in the Seanad this week.6th July 2016
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