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Mary HARNEY

Mary HARNEY, Irish Minister of State at the Department of the Environment.

Background

  • HARNEY, Mary was born in 1953 in Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Eire.

  • Education

    • Convent of Mercy, Goldenbridge, Inchicore, Dublin. Colâiste Bridge, Clondalkin, Co Dublin. Trinity College, Dublin, Bachelor of Arts.

    Career

    • Senator, 1977-1981; member, Joint Committee for Secondary Legislation, 1977-1981. Member, Dublin County Council, since 1979. Deputy, Dâil, since 1981.

      Member, Select Committee on Crime Lawlessness and Vandalism, 1983-1987. Founder member, PD, 1985. PD Spokesperson, Justice and Social Policy.

      Health and Social Welfare. PD Chief Whip; member, Dàil Committee on Public Accounts, 19881989. Ministry of State, Department of the Environment, since 1989.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Progressive Democrats

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    Born 1953
    (age 64)
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