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Member of the Däil Eireann

Terry LEYDEN, Irish Member of the Dàil Eireann. Honorary Member, Irish Marketing Institute. Member, Western Health Board; Fellow Irish Architects Society.


LEYDEN, Terry was born in October 1945 in Roscommon, Ireland.


Christian Brothers’ School, Roscommon. Roscommon Vocational School. University College. Galway, Diploma, Politics, Sociology and Economics.

Fellow, Irish Architects Society. Spoken languages: English, Irish.


Member, Roscommon County Council. Member of Dàil for RoscommonLeitrim, 1977 and for Roscommon, since 1981. Member, Dàil Committees on: Public Accounts, Procedure and Privileges, Small Businesses.

Minister of State, Department of Health, 1987-1989. Minister of State, Department of Transport, Department of Posts and Telegraphs, Mar.-Dec., 1982. Minister of State for Trade and Marketing.

Department of Industry and Commerce, 1989-1992. Dàil Eireann and Member, Council of Europe, since 1992. Member, Suck River Drainage Board, 1979.

Member. Board of Management, Athlone Regional Technical College. Member, Roscommon Enterprise Development Society Ltd., member, National Monuments Advisory Committee. Former Chairman, National Co-ordinating Committee on Drug Abuse.

Member, Roscommon Vocational Education Committee.


Roman Catholic.


Member, Western Health Board. Fellow Irish Architects Society. Clubs: Roscommon Agricultural and Industrial Show Society.

Comhaltas Ceoltoiri.


Spouse Mary Margaret O’Connor (née O’Connor), 1972. Children: one son, three d.