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

FF Calls for 100 Extra Gardaí for Dublin City Centre

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice and Equality, Niall Collins TD, has called on the Government to commit to recruiting an extra 100 Gardaí for the streets of Dublin to tackle the city’s increasing problem with anti-social behaviour. The call comes after tourists and children witnessed a shocking assault on a young man in broad daylight on Henry Street yesterday. Read More | Share

Data Protection clearly not a Govt priority with no Minister since July – Collins

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has accused the Government of paying lip service to Data Protection issues after the Taoiseach confirmed today he has finally assigned Minister Dara Murphy to the Department of Justice. Read More | Share

Speech by Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesperson Niall Collins on Garda Síochána (Amendment) Bill 2014

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Crime figures underscore need to protect Garda budget from further cuts – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has said new figures released today further demonstrate the need to protect frontline policing and support gardaí in tackling crime. Read More | Share

Paper Review of Justice Complaints Not Sufficient - Collins

Minister needs to stand by commitments and facilitate interviews where requested Read More | Share

‘Chairperson Designate’ Should Oversee Garda Commissioner Recruitment - FF

Independent Garda Authority must appoint its own 'Chief of Police' Read More | Share

Govt Must Take Concerns of Roscrea Community Seriously – Collins

More Garda resources needed for rural communities to fight drugs Read More | Share

Damning Report highlights dysfunction in administration of justice – Collins

Major cultural shift needed in Department of Justice and government must act Read More | Share

Collins calls on Taoiseach to publish Shatter letter

Reported allegations in letter must be addressed Read More | Share

Fianna Fáil Welcomes New Anti-Terror Legislation

Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesperson Niall Collins has welcomed news that landmark legislation introduced in the aftermath of the Omagh atrocity is to be built upon with the addition of three new terrorism offences. Deputy Collins called on all Dáil parties to send a signal by backing the legislation. 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