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Paschal Canice MOONEY

Paschal Canice MOONEY, Irish Member of the Seanad Éireann. Leitrim Person of the Year, Leitrim Guardian Magazine, 1991. member, Vocational Education Committee, Leitrim, since 1984; Chairman, Sports Advisory Body, Leitrim, since 1985.

Background

  • MOONEY, Paschal Canice was born on October 14, 1947 in Dublin, Ireland. Parents: Joseph Mary Plunkett Mooney and Evelyn Maude Mooney (née McCauley).

  • Education

    • Presentation Brothers, Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitram. Vocational School, Carrick-on-Shannon. Camden College, Diploma, economics.

      Spoken languages: English, Irish.

    Career

    • Member, Fianna Fail, since 1969. Senator, since 1987; Government Spokesman, Seanad Éireann, since 1987. Member, Leitrim County Council, since 1991.

      Journalist, broadcaster, RTE. Music industry consultant. Sports journalist.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Fianna Fáil

    Religion

    Roman Catholic.

    Membership

    Member, Vocational Education Committee, Leitrim, since 1984. Chairman, Sports Advisory Body, Leitrim, since 1985.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, jogging, travel, sport. European and foreign affairs, Anglo-Irish affairs.

    Connections

    • Spouse Sheila Ann Mooney (née Baldrey), 1984. Children: Andrew, Niall, Marie, Siobhán.
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    Born October 14, 1947
    (age 70)
    Nationality

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