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
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.
Labour have amnesia from their time in Government – Deering
The criticism by Labour leader Brendan Howlin of the Government’s decision to proceed with the ‘gap-funded’ ownership model is bizarre, a Fine Gael TD has said.
FF response to Brexit efforts is disappointing – Deering
The Fianna Fáil response to the efforts being made by the Government to offset the challenges presented by Brexit is disappointing, a Fine Gael TD has said.