|Constituency||Nominated by the Taoiseach|
3 August 1979 |
|Political party||Labour Party|
|Alma mater||NUI Galway|
Lorraine Higgins (born 3 August 1979) is an Irish barrister and Labour Party politician. From Galway, she is a graduate of National University of Ireland, Galway and the King's Inns. She is currently the Labour Party Seanad spokesperson on Reform and Foreign Affairs. She ran as the Labour Party candidate in the Midlands–North-West constituency for the 2014 European Parliament election.
She unsuccessfully contested the 2009 Local Elections for Galway County Council. She unsuccessfully contested the Galway East constituency at the 2011 general election. In April 2011 she was a candidate for the 2011 Seanad Éireann election on the Industrial and Commercial Panel but was unsuccessful. In May 2011, she was nominated by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny to the 24th Seanad.
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