Patrick O'Donovan

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Patrick O'Donovan
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2011
Constituency Limerick
Personal details
Born (1977-03-21) 21 March 1977 (age 38)
Newcastle West, County Limerick, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael

Patrick O'Donovan (born 21 March 1977) is an Irish Fine Gael politician.[1] He was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Limerick constituency at the 2011 general election.[2] He was a member of Limerick County Council for the Newcastle electoral area from 2003 to 2011.[2]

In January 2014 he called for "tougher controls on the use of open source internet browsers and payment systems" which he claimed allowed users to remain anonymous in the illegal trade of drugs, weapons and pornography.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Mr. Patrick O'Donovan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 13 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Patrick O'Donovan". Retrieved 13 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "O’Donovan calls for crackdown on internet browsers and payment systems which facilitate illegal activity". Fine Gael website. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Down with This Sort of Thing: TD Calls for Crackdown on “Open Source Browsers”". Retrieved 14 January 2014. 

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New constituency Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Limerick