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Nora OWEN

Deputy Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs

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.

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

Interests

  • Other 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