Deirdre CLUNE

Country: Ireland
  • BRU:
    ASP 08F265 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845292
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849292
  • STR:
    LOW T09073 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175292
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179292
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Canada
  • Member - Pan-African Parliament
  • Member - Fine Gael Party
  • Member - Transport and Tourism
  • Substitute - ACP
  • Substitute - Employment and Social Affairs

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1959 in Cork, Ireland. Ms Clune qualified as a Civil Engineer at University College Cork in 1980 and has worked with Delap & Waller, Roughton & Partners and Arup. She also obtained a Higher Diploma in Environmental Engineering in 1996.

Ms Clune is a former Member of the Irish Parliament (1997-2002, 2007-2011) and the Upper House of Parliament (2011-2014). She was elected Lord Mayor of Cork in 2005.

During her time in parliament, she was Deputy Spokeswoman on Enterprise with special responsibility for innovation. She was also the Fine Gael Spokeswoman on Environmental Information and Protection, Arts, Heritage, ‘Gaeltacht’ and the Islands.

MEP since 2014.


Press releases

Traffic on multiple lane highway
24.05.2018 - 09:50

Road charges: fair charging for better roads

The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee voted today to phase out Eurovignettes for heavy goods vehicles and vans and for interoperability of road tolling systems throughout...
Woman with cancer wearing scarf
27.04.2018 - 13:02

Campaign to protect terminally ill workers

Deirdre Clune MEP’s campaign to prevent the discrimination of terminally ill workers, such as cancer patients, and ensure that they can continue working should they wish to, has been adopted as...
Traffic on multiple lane highway
02.03.2017 - 09:28

MEPs meet Irish road hauliers over Brexit concerns

The four Irish EPP Group MEPs (Fine Gael) Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes and Deirdre Clune met with a delegation of Irish road haulage representatives over Brexit concerns,...



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