Pat Deering is a TD in the 32nd Dáil and is the Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and Marine. 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.
News & Statements
Huge step forward for Higher Education will benefit Carlow - Deering
The enactment today of the Technological Universities Bill is a really progressive step forward for higher education and will be of huge benefit to communities in Carlow and the South East region, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Deering welcomes a further €10 million investment in local roads for 2018
A further €10 million funding for improving local roads will be announced later this month, a Fine Gael TD has said.
FF cynical attempt to hijack suckler campaign won’t fool farmers - Deering
The Chairman of the Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Pat Deering TD, has criticised Fianna Fáil’s cynical attempt to hijack the ongoing IFA and Irish Farmers Journal campaign aimed at seeking a €200 per head suckler cow payment.