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Dara Calleary

Party

Fianna Fáil

Constituency

Mayo

Occupation

TD

Age

42

ELECTED

Biography

Elected as a TD on his first attempt in 2007, he has served in the Dáil since. He is the Fianna Fáil spokesperson on jobs, enterprise and innovation and the former spokesperson on justice, equality and defence. He was previously the Minister of State for Labour Affairs.

TheJournal.ie Interview

Question Time

Q.

Why should someone vote for you (in 140 characters or fewer)?

I am effective and hardworking, I believe in teamwork and co-operation to deliver progress and reform, and I am ambitious for Mayo and for Ireland.

Q.

What is your number one priority for your constituency?

My constituency needs jobs - we need to allow those who want to come back to Mayo the chance to do so by investing in locally based job producing projects.

Q.

What one thing would you like to do in your first 100 days of the new Dáil if you are elected?

In this Dáil I introduced a bill which would have led to a specific mandatory sentence for someone who was found guilty of assaulting an emergency worker.

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