Pat Deering

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Pat Deering
TD
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Chair of the Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Assumed office
4 April 2016
Preceded by Andrew Doyle
Deputy Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party
Assumed office
8 June 2016
Leader Enda Kenny
Leo Varadkar
Chair Martin Heydon
Preceded by Catherine Byrne
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2011
Constituency Carlow–Kilkenny
Personal details
Born Patrick John Deering
(1967-02-02) 2 February 1967 (age 50)
Rathvilly, Carlow, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Spouse(s) Paula Deering (m. 2003)
Children 2
Alma mater Athlone Institute of Technology
Website www.patdeering.ie

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.[1][2][2]

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.

Deering was elected Vice Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party on 8 June 2016, supporting Kildare South TD Martin Heydon in his role as Chair.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Pat Deering". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 8 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Pat Deering". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Heydon honoured to be elected Chair of Fine Gael Parliamentary Party". Fine Gael Parliamentary Party. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 

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Oireachtas
Preceded by
M. J. Nolan
(Fianna Fáil)
Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Carlow–Kilkenny
2011–present
Incumbent