Jack Wall (politician)

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Jack Wall
TD
Teachta Dála
Incumbent
Assumed office
June 1997
Constituency Kildare South
Senator
In office
February 1993 – June 1997
Constituency Nominated by the Taoiseach
Personal details
Born (1945-07-01) 1 July 1945 (age 69)
Castledermot, County Kildare
Nationality Irish
Political party Labour Party
Spouse(s) Anne Byrne
Children 4

Jack Wall (born 1 July 1945) is an Irish Labour Party politician. He is a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare South constituency.[1]

Wall was born in Castledermot, County Kildare and educated at Castledermot National School and Castledermot Vocational School. He worked as an electrician before entering into local politics in 1991 when he was elected to Athy Town Council and Kildare County Council.

In 1993 Wall was nominated to Seanad Éireann. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Labour Party TD for Kildare South at the 1997 general election, and has been re-elected at each subsequent general election.[2] He has previously served as party spokesperson for Agriculture, Defence and Arts, Sport and Tourism, and also for Community and Rural Affairs.

He is the chairperson of the Parliamentary Labour Party since May 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Jack Wall". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 5 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Jack Wall". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 5 November 2009. 

External links[edit]

Oireachtas
New constituency Labour Party Teachta Dála for Kildare South
1997–present
Incumbent