Connick tops county list of TD's interests
Published 19/03/2008 | 00:11
FIANNA FÁIL TD Seán Connick has the longest entry among the Wexford contingent on Dáil Éireann's Register of Members' Interests.In the list published last Thursday, Deputy Connick lists among his occupational income his warehouse, storage and distribution centre in the Waterford Road Business Park, just outside New Ross, and rent from an apartment at The Moorings,
FIANNA FÁIL TD Seán Connick has the longest entry among the Wexford contingent on Dáil Éireann's Register of Members' Interests.
In the list published last Thursday, Deputy Connick lists among his occupational income his warehouse, storage and distribution centre in the Waterford Road Business Park, just outside New Ross, and rent from an apartment at The Moorings, Rosbercon.
Under the land' heading, the New Ross TD includes both the apartment in Rosbercon and the warehouse in the Waterford Road Business Park, Block A, which he uses for both his business and for letting.
Deputy Connick has shares in Apple computers, with Canada Life and in a property fund, while he is a director with a number of companies, including three of importance to the local tourism industry.
The companies are SMC Developments Ltd., Millbanks, Rosbercon, (not trading); CROF Developments, 31 South Street, New Ross (not trading); The JFK Trust, which manages the Dunbrody Famine Ship Project; the JFK Dunbrody Festival and the Ros Tapestry Project.
Wexford's other first-time TD, Michael D'Arcy lists dairy farming as a source of occupational income, while under land' he declares around 200 acres at Annagh, Gorey.
For his travel facilities', the Fine Gael TD declared that he's supplied with a jeep by Tomkins Motors in Gorey. Under property and service' he listed the use of one room at Waygood', Arklow Road, Gorey, owned by Brigid O'Doherty, Charlotte Row, Gorey.
Deputy D'Arcy has shares in Glanbia, Kilkenny, and Progressive Genetics, Dublin, which deals with livestock breeding. He is also a director of Kilanerin/Ballyfad Community Development Association.
Labour's Brendan Howlin said he has no occupational income outside the political arena.
However, he did declare that he is on leave as a member of Dáil Eireann from a position as a national school teacher.
Deputy Howlin is also a listed director with Lemcroft Estates Management Ltd. in Dublin, a non-trading company, who are responsible for the maintenance of his flat.
The Wexford TD pointed out that it's a requirement of the ownership of his Dublin flat that he is a director of the company.
Deputy Paul Kehoe lists his personal residence, 22 Greenville Court, Enniscorthy, under land', as well as 7 Weafer Street, Enniscorthy, where he has his constituency office on the ground floor.
The Enniscorthy TD has two apartments over the office, which are rented out.
Under property and service' the Fine Gael Chief Whip declares two ground floor rooms for pre-election use at Convent Road, Enniscorthy, from Eddie Redmond, The Harrow, Boolavogue.
Junior Minister John Browne had only one declaration to make; 71 Morriscastle Village, Kilmuckridge, which is an investment and used by family only through a loan facility from EBS which is repayable at ?1,100 per month.