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Paschal Canice MOONEY

Member of the Seanad Eireann

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.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other 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.