|Chair of the Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine|
4 April 2016
|Preceded by||Andrew Doyle|
|Deputy Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party|
8 June 2016
|Preceded by||Catherine Byrne|
|Born||Patrick John Deering
2 February 1967
Rathvilly, Carlow, Ireland
|Political party||Fine Gael|
|Spouse(s)||Paula Deering (m. 2003)|
|Alma mater||Athlone Institute of Technology|
Patrick John Deering (born 2 February 1967) is an Irish Fine Gael politician and a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Carlow–Kilkenny constituency, upon being elected at the 2011 general election. He has served as Chair of the Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine since April 2016 and Deputy Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party since June 2016.
Before he ran for election to Dáil Éireann he served for a number of years as chairman of the Carlow GAA County Board. He was a member of Carlow County Council for the Tullow electoral area from 2009 to 2011.
- "Mr. Pat Deering". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 8 March 2011.
- "Pat Deering". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 6 March 2011.
- "Heydon honoured to be elected Chair of Fine Gael Parliamentary Party". Fine Gael Parliamentary Party. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
M. J. Nolan
|Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Carlow–Kilkenny