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Niall Collins, Spokesperson on Justice and Equality

Niall Collins

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Constituency

Limerick

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Red House Hill
Patrickswell
Co. Limerick

Telephone - 061 300149 / 01 6184277 / 087 2749659 
Fax - 061 307451 / 01 6184183

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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

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

Data Protection Falling Between Three Ministries as Irish Water Seek PPS Numbers – Collins

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice and Equality Niall Collins has called on the Taoiseach to clarify which Government department will oversee the issue of data protection as Irish Water seeks to collect the PPS numbers of all citizens in the State. Read More | Share

Commitment on Marriage Equality referendum welcome but key legislation needed first – Collins

Taoiseach’s Dáil comment on Children and Family Relationships Bill ‘worryingly vague’ Read More | Share

Consultation and co-operation will be key test in Fitzgerald’s Garda reform proposals – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has described the Government’s proposed reform of the Garda Ombudsman, GSOC, as very detailed and overdue. Read More | Share

Crime figures underscore need for new investment in Garda resources – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has said the clear message for the Government from the latest crime statistics is that more resources and new investment is needed in frontline policing. Read More | Share

Dáil Speech on Cooke Report by Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesperson Niall Collins TD

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FF calls on Hogan to explain how he received Travellers’ criminal records

Fianna Fáil Justice Spokesperson Niall Collins has called on Minister Phil Hogan to explain how he received the private criminal records of members of the travelling community in Kilkenny, and how that information was passed on to the media. Read More | Share

Ballyfermot shooting underscores need for Garda unit to tackle gun crime in West Dublin – Collins

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has said last night's shooting in Ballyfermot, in which a six year old boy was injured, highlights the urgent need for a dedicated garda unit to tackle gun crime in west Dublin. Read More | Share

FF calls on Justice Cooke to present findings at Oireachtas Committee

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins TD has written to the Clerk of the Oireachtas Justice Committee requesting that Mr Justice John Cooke be invited before the committee to present the findings of his investigation into the GSOC bugging controversy at the earliest opportunity. Read More | Share

FF calls for immediate publication of Cooke Report

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins TD has called on the Taoiseach to immediately publish the Cooke Report in the alleged bugging of the offices of the Garda Ombudsman. 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