Lorraine Higgins

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Lorraine Higgins
Senator
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 2011
Constituency Nominated by the Taoiseach
Personal details
Born (1979-08-03) 3 August 1979 (age 34)
Galway, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Labour Party
Alma mater NUI Galway
Website www.lorrainehiggins.com

Lorraine Higgins (born 3 August 1979) is an Irish barrister and Labour Party politician.[1] From Galway, she is a graduate of National University of Ireland, Galway and the King's Inns.[2] 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.

Election Results[edit]

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.[3] In May 2011, she was nominated by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny to the 24th Seanad.[4]

European politics[edit]

Higgins unsuccessfully ran as the Labour Party candidate in the Midlands–North-West constituency for the 2014 European Parliament election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ms. Lorraine Higgins". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Lorraine Higgins". Labour Party. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Lorraine Higgins". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  4. ^ Edwards, Elaine (20 May 2011). "McAleese appointed to Seanad". The Irish Times. 

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