Niall Collins, Spokesperson on Justice and Equality

Niall Collins

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Personal Details

Niall Collins, 37, is an accountant having worked with Ernst & Young and is a former lecturer at Limerick Institute of Technology. Prior to his election to Dáil Eireann Niall was deputy CEO of the Shannon Regional Fisheries Board. Niall now works full time as a public representative. Married to Eimear, they have one son, Conor and one daughter Kealon. Niall has a keen and active playing interest in sports including GAA and Rugby.

Local News

Government should move quickly to appoint new Chair of GSOC – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has wished Simon O’Brien well following the announcement that he is to leave the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission to take up a new post in the UK. Read More | Share

Collins Welcomes Establishment of Commission of Investigation

Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesperson Niall Collins TD has welcomed confirmation that a Commission of Investigation is to be established to investigate the allegations of malpractice made by Sergeant Maurice McCabe. Read More | Share

Fianna Fáil Selects First General Election Candidate

Fianna Fáil’s General Election preparations took another step forward tonight, as the party’s first candidate was selected at a packed convention in Limerick County. Read More | Share

Govt leaves Limerick out of the loop in key tourism project - Collins

Fianna Fáil TD for Limerick Niall Collins has accused the Government of writing Limerick out of the Wild Atlantic Way. The tourism driving route, which runs along the west coast from Malin to Mizen Head, completely by-passes Limerick city and county. Read More | Share

Collins welcomes O’Sullivan appointment as Garda Commissioner

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice and Equality has welcomed the appointment of Noirin O’Sullivan as the new Garda Commissioner. Read More | Share

Drugs crisis lands at Leinster House doorstep – Collins

The Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has said the Government needs to wake up and act on the drugs crisis plaguing Dublin. It comes as an image showing drug users “shooting up” outside the Oireachtas offices in Leinster House 2000 was captured at the end of last week. The three individuals were injecting themselves in broad daylight, in plain view of TDs and Senators, highlighting just how bad the drug situation in Dublin has become. Read More | Share

113,000 Outstanding Warrants show Criminal Justice System Dysfunctional – Collins

Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesperson Niall Collins has stated that figures revealed today by Minister Fitzgerald that 113,000 warrants remain outstanding in our criminal justice system is a huge blow to victims and the general population’s confidence in our criminal justice system. The figures were revealed during Justice Question Time in the Dáil this afternoon. Read More | Share

FF Calls for Release of Fr Niall Molloy Report

Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesperson Niall Collins TD has called on the Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald to release the report she commissioned from Mr Dominic McGinn SC following his examination of the report of the Serious Crime Review Team into the Fr Niall Molloy murder. Read More | Share

Collins welcomes appointment of Josephine Feehily to policing authority

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has welcomed the appointment of outgoing Revenue Chairperson Josephine Feehily to the new independent policing authority. Read More | Share

Collins condemns Waterford attack on elderly resident

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has described an assault on an elderly person Waterford last night as despicable. Read More | Share

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Political Record

Niall Collins is a TD for County Limerick since 2007

Currently Spokesperson on Justice and Equality

Previously served as Spokesperson on Environment, Community and Local Government

An Accountant and former Business lecturer in Limerick Institute of Technology Niall worked as Deputy CEO of the Shannon Fisheries Board prior to his election to the Dáil