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
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.
National Rural Safety Forum will greatly reduce the opportunity for rural crime – Deering
The new National Rural Safety Forum will greatly reduce the opportunity for crime in our communities, the chair of the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee has said.
All agricultural stakeholders must take steps to ensure they are prepared for a “No Deal” Brexit scenario – Deering
The Chair of the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee has called on all agricultural stakeholders to ensure they have taken the necessary steps to prepare for a “No Deal” Brexit.