Country: Ireland
  • BRU:
    ASP 08F349 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845206
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849206
  • STR:
    LOW T09069 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175206
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179206
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - EPP Group Heads of National Delegation
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - Iran
  • Member - Fine Gael Party
  • Member - Industry, Research and Energy
  • Substitute - EU authorisation procedure for pesticides
  • Substitute - United States
  • Substitute - Southeast Asia, ASEAN
  • Substitute - International Trade
  • Substitute - Fisheries

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1952. Ireland South. Educated at Tralee CBS and St. Brendan’s College Killarney. Qualified as a primary school teacher. B.A. and Higher Diploma in Education. (first class honours)from UCD. Secondary level teacher in Dublin and in St. Brendan’s College, Killarney. Former President of the Gaelic Athletic Assiociation (GAA)(2003–06).  Founding Executive Chariman, Irish Institute of Sport. Chairman of Rose of Tralee.People of the Year Award 2006. Entrepreneur of the Year 2007.Honourary Doctorate Dublin Institute of Technology 2007.Kerry Person of the Year 2008. MEP since 2009.



EU Code Week - EU Dojo event at the European Parliament
21.10.2016 - 15:00

Coding is an essential skill for youth

Coding is fast becoming an essential skill for the next generation, according to Seán Kelly MEP who hosted the fourth annual EU Dojo in the European Parliament during EU Code Week 2016 (15-23 October). “Europe’s...
30.06.2016 - 12:25

An urgent appeal to the Vice-President of the Iranian Parliament Ali Motahari

On the basis of the information we had the opportunity to gather, it is our opinion that Dr. Mohammad Ali Taheri (born 1956) is not a political leader or engaged in opposition activities. He has legally founded a psychological institute which...
European Union
05.11.2015 - 15:15

EU Careers - useful links

The EU institutions employ some 50 000 men and women from across the 28 Member State countries. The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) organises 'open competitions' to select personnel for permanent and non-permanent...


Press releases

European Parliament Springtime
28.03.2018 - 17:47

Men's Sheds nominated for European Citizen's Prize

Irish EPP Group MEPs Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes and Deirdre Clune have jointly nominated the Irish Men's Sheds Association for the 2018 European Citizen's Prize. The...
14.03.2018 - 10:48

EU stands firmly with Ireland

The European Union stands firmly with Ireland on issues of concern in the Brexit negotiations, according to Irish EPP Group MEPs Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes and Deirdre Clune,...
Climate change
17.01.2018 - 11:54

Ambition and flexibility for renewables and energy savings

”The creation of an Energy Union in Europe to provide citizens and businesses with secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy for the future is an important EPP Group priority. This is why...



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