Jim D'Arcy

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Jim D'Arcy
Assumed office
May 2011
Constituency Nominated by the Taoiseach
Personal details
Born (1954-07-20) 20 July 1954 (age 60)
Drogheda, County Louth
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Children 3
Alma mater St Patrick's College, Dublin

Jim D'Arcy (born 20 July 1954) is an Irish Fine Gael politician and member of Seanad Éireann.[1]

He was elected to Louth County Council in 1999, and to Dundalk Town Council in 2004, serving on both bodies until 2011.[2] He unsuccessfully contested the Louth constituency at the 2007 general election.[2] In May 2011, he was nominated by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny to the 24th Seanad.[3]

He is a former schoolteacher.[3] He is the Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Education and Skills.


  1. ^ "Mr. Jim D'Arcy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Jim D'Arcy". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Edwards, Elaine (20 May 2011). "McAleese appointed to Seanad". The Irish Times. 

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