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Nora OWEN

Nora OWEN, Irish Deputy Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs. Irish Council of the European Movement; British-Irish Parliamentary Body; Executive Member, Association of Western European Parlimentarians Against Apartheid.

Background

  • OWEN, Nora was born on June 22, 1945 in Dublin, Ireland. Daughter of James O’Mahony and Katherine O’Mahony (née Collins).

  • Education

    • University College, Dublin, Bachelor of Science, chemistry/biochemistry, diploma in microbiology

    Career

    • Chairwoman, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Overseas Development, 1981-1987. Member, European Community Secondary Legislation Parliamentary Committee, 1989-1991. Member, Dublin County Council, since 1979.

      Professional career: quality control chemist, Linson Ltd., 1965-1968. Research chemist, Linson Ltd.

      , 1968-1972. Personal Asst, to MEP, Dublin, 1987-1989.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: fine Gael, 1973

    Religion

    Roman Catholic.

    Membership

    • Irish Council of the European Movement; British-Irish Parliamentary Body; Executive Member, Association of Western European Parlimentarians Against Apartheid; clubs: sports and leisure complex, Portnamock; Old Malahide Historical Society

    Personality

    Interests

    Foreign affairs particularly development and third world issues, local government, European community.

    Connections

    • father: James O’Mahony
    • mother: Katherine O’Mahony (née Collins)
    • spouse: Brian Joseph Owen
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    Born June 22, 1945
    (age 72)
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