Marc MacSharry

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Marc MacSharry
Assumed office
September 2002
Constituency Industrial and Commercial Panel
Personal details
Born (1973-07-12) 12 July 1973 (age 41)
Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil
Spouse(s) Marie Murphy
Children 3
Profession Former estate agent

Marc MacSharry (born 12 July 1973) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and a member of Seanad Éireann since September 2002.[1] Born in Dublin, he was educated in Sligo and at Castleknock College, Dublin.[2] He is the son of Ray MacSharry, the former Fianna Fáil minister and European Commissioner.

He was first elected in 2002 on the Industrial and Commercial Panel and was appointed Seanad spokesperson on Communications, Marine and Natural Resources. He was re-elected in 2007.[3]

Before the 2011 general election MacSharry was appointed to the Fianna Fáil front bench on 31 January by the new leader Micheál Martin. He was appointed as spokesperson on Tourism and Arts. MacSharry was a candidate at the 2011 general election in the Sligo–North Leitrim constituency but was not elected.[3] He was re-elected to the Seanad in April 2011 and was appointed Fianna Fáil Seanad spokesperson on Health.

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  1. ^ "Mr. Marc MacSharry". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Collins, Stephen (2011). Nealon's Guide to the 31st Dáil and 24th Seanad. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. p. 204. ISBN 9780717150595. 
  3. ^ a b "Marc MacSharry". Retrieved 20 February 2010. 

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