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
Guidelines on right to disconnect needed urgently – Deering
With the increasing digitalisation of work, it is important that guidelines on the right to disconnect are drawn up urgently, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Smoking age should be raised from 18 to 21 – Deering
Ireland should consider raising the age at which a person can buy tobacco from 18 to 21, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Carlow renters set to benefit as the town is designated a ‘Rent Pressure Zone’ - Deering
Renters in Carlow Town are set to benefit from measures to protect tenants as Carlow Local Electoral Area is designated a ‘Rent Pressure Zone’, a Fine Gael TD has said.