European Party: ALDE
Irish Party: Fianna Fáil
Address: Aghaviller, Hugginstown, Co. Kilkenny
Telephone: 056 776 8703
- Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
- Committee on Culture and Education (substitute member)
- Delegation for relations with Mercosur
- Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
- Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (substitute member)
- Member of Kilkenny County Council (1974-2002). Chairman, South-Eastern Health Board (1987-1988). Chairman, Vocational Education Authority (1997-2002).
- Member of Dáil Éireann (1977- 2007): at various times member of the Health Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Sport and Tourism Committee, Foreign Affairs Committee and Public Enterprise and Transport Committee.
- Minister of State, Department of Energy (1988-1989). Minister for Forestry (1992-1994). Minister for Sport and Youth. Minister of State, Department of Education, Minister of State, Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (2002-2004).
- Member of the European Parliament (since 2004)
Tel: +32 2 284 5782
Fax: +32 2 284 9782
Allée du Printemps
67070 Strasbourg Cedex
Tel: +33 388 175 782
Fax: + 33 388 179 782