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Carmencita HEDERMAN

Member of the Seanad Eireann

Carmencita HEDERMAN, Irish Member of the Seanad Eireann. Honorary Doctorate in Laws, Trinity College, Dublin, 1988 and National University of Ireland, 1988; People of the Year Award, 1988; Spirit of Dublin Award, 1988.


HEDERMAN, Carmencita was born on October 23, 1939. Parents: George Cruess-Callaghan and lia Cruess-Callaghan.


Sacred Hearts Convent, Dublin, Ireland and Woldingham, Surrey, United Kingdom. Trinity College, Dublin, M A, 1964. Modern languages and fine arts, Sorbonne, Paris, France.

Scholarship to the Institute Palladio, Vicenza, Italy. Spoken languages: English, French, Italian.


Alderman, Dublin City Council, since 1974. Lord Mayor, Dublin, 1987-1988. Member, Senead Eireann, August since 1989.

Member, Planning and Cultural. Mational Monuments Advisory. Youth and Community; Traffic.

Environmental; Protocol and Selection Committees of the Dublin Corp.


Roman Catholic.


Director, First National Building Society. Patron, War on Want; The Aids Fund. Ballymun Job Centre Co-op.

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland. Clangowes Youth Club Fund raising. Methodist Widow’s Home.

Irish national Council for Soviet Jewry. Kitalown House Tallaght. Friends ofSt. Annes Cancer Therapy (FACT).

Friends of the National Collections of Ireland. Life Gov., Royal Hospital, Donnbrook. Director, People in Need Trust.

Director, Board of Dublin City Food Bank. National Trust; Cycle Action Group. Women's Political Association.

Irish Countrywoman’s Association. Irish Association, for Cultural Economic and Social Relations: Chairwoman, Civic’s Institute, St. Brigids Nursery Centre. Clubs: Carrickmines Tennis Club.


  • Other Interests

    Patchwork, riding, gardening.


Spouse William P. Hederman, 1962.