Marie Moloney

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Marie Moloney
Senator
Incumbent
Assumed office
April 2011
Constituency Labour Panel
Kerry County Councillor
In office
June 2009 – April 2011
Constituency Killarney
Personal details
Born (1958-08-26) 26 August 1958 (age 56)
County Kerry, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Labour Party
Website www.mariemoloney.com

Marie Moloney (born 26 August 1958) is an Irish Labour Party politician and member of Seanad Éireann.[1]

From Coolick, Kilcummin, near Killarney, Moloney was educated at the local national school and at Killarney Technical College.[2] From 1992 to 2007 she was constituency secretary of Breeda Moynihan-Cronin, who was then a Labour Party TD for the Kerry South constituency.[3] She was elected to Kerry County Council at the 2009 local elections for the Killarney local electoral area, and was elected deputy mayor of County Kerry in June 2010.[2][4] She unsuccessfully contested the Kerry South constituency at the 2011 general election. In April 2011 she was elected to Seanad Éireann on the Labour Panel.

She was an official with the Irish trade union SIPTU.[2] She is the Labour Party Seanad spokesperson on Social Protection. During the debate on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 in July 2013, she made an emotional appeal to senators to desist from using emotive language during the debate.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ms. Marie Moloney". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 18 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Marie Moloney – Biography". Labour Party. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Marie Moloney". Labour Party. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Marie Moloney". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Senator appeals for end to graphic abortion descriptions". The Irish Times. 19 July 2013. 

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