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
More debate time needed for agriculture and climate change– Deering
MORE time needs to be spent addressing agriculture and climate change by those making key decisions, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Netwatch merger great news for Carlow- Deering
Fine Gael TD Pat Deering has welcomed the merger of Carlow-based Netwatch with UK & US monitoring companies to form new global security powerhouse following investment from The Riverside Company.
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.