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

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

Lack of interest in Justice Department role unsurprising given Govt accountability record – Collins

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has said the lack of interest in the position of Secretary General at the Department of Justice is not surprising given the Government willingness to blame officials for its own failings. Read More | Share

Government Must Stop Sleepwalking and Act on Dublin Crime Crisis – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson for Justice Niall Collins has called on the Government to start acting on the serious crime problems currently affecting Dublin City. The crime spree, including a fatal shooting at the weekend, serves as the latest wake-up call to a Government that either doesn’t care or doesn’t have the answers to the worrying trends in our capital city. Read More | Share

Fianna Fáil condemns cyber bullying campaign against Mairia Cahill

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Justice Niall Collins has said the party condemns in the strongest possible terms the deliberate online campaign being directed at Mairia Cahill as a result of her going public about her abuse. Read More | Share

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

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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