Former Fianna Fáil minister Frank Fahey has emerged as the leading property owner in the Dáil in the Register of Members' Interests published today.

Mr Fahey owns seven apartments in Ireland and the US and part-owns another 22 in Ireland, France and Belgium.

The Galway based TD also declared seven houses in Ireland and Dubai as well as an interest in a construction company and a share portfolio.

Fine Gael spokesperson on Health Dr James Reilly declared a portfolio of commercial and agricultural property including two farms of 80 and 150 acres each.

Dr Reilly also has a 25% interest in a Co Tipperary nursing home and owns a commercial building in Lusk in north Dublin.

His party colleague Alan Shatter jointly owns some 15 properties in Dublin, London and Florida and also declared a portfolio of shares and investments.

Most Cabinet members declared little or no property in their entries but junior minister Sean Haughey registered a total of 29 separate investments in shares and funds in Ireland, the UK and Europe, as well as two duplex apartments in north Co Dublin.

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