Fáilte, welcome.

Welcome to my website. Having served as a Senator since April 2016, it was a huge honour to be re-elected for another term in March 2020. You can read more about me here.


Photos by Brian Teeling

Converted (RTÉ)

"Converted explores the stories of four men who have had first hand experience with conversion therapy practices in Ireland, including counselling... and exorcism. With Senator Fintan Warfield proposing a ban on these practices in the Seanad last year, will 2019 see the prohibition of the conversion therapy bill passed in the Republic?"

Watch the documentary in full on the RTÉ Player

Policy Documents



Public Engagement Bill

A bill that would require all Local Authorities to publicly broadcast Council meetings via a livestream online.

Second Stage

Advertisement Unfit Lettings Bill

To remove advertisements of rental properties that breach minimum standards. Oireachtas.ie

Committee Stage

Sub-minimum Rates of Pay Bill

To end sub-minimum rates of pay for those who have attained the age of 16. Oireachtas.ie

First Stage

Broadcasting (Amd) Bill

For a minimum percentage of Irish language works in radio music programming.

Second Stage: Passed

Conversion Therapies Bill

A ban on conversion therapies against variations of sexual orientation or gender identity. Oireachtas.ie

First Stage

Arts (Dignity at Work) Bill

Ensure that arts funding is contingent on compliance with employment law.

Committee Stage

Electoral (Voting at 16) Bill

Legislation to lower the voting age to 16 for local and European elections. Oireachtas.ie

Second Stage: Passed

Gender Recognition (Amd) Bill

Amending the Gender Recognition Act to recognise transgender young people. Oireachtas.ie

First Stage

Voting Rights for Residents Bill

Legislation allowing residents of 5 years a vote in Dáil and European Parliament elections. Oireachtas.ie

First Stage

1926 Census Release Bill

A bill to provide for the early release of the first census of the free state in 1926.

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