Ann Leonard

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Ann Leonard (born 2 January 1968) is a former Fianna Fáil politician from County Monaghan in Ireland.[1] She was a senator from 1997 to 2002, and is the daughter of Jimmy Leonard, a former Teachta Dála (TD) for Cavan–Monaghan.[2]

A paediatric nurse and midwife, Leonard unsuccessfully contested the 1997 general election in the Cavan–Monaghan constituency, and after her defeat she was nominated by the Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, to the 21st Seanad. At the 1999 local elections, she was elected to Monaghan County Council for the Clones electoral area, but stood down from the council at the 2004 local elections and did not stand in any further elections.[3]


  1. ^ "Ms. Ann Leonard". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 16 February 2008. 
  2. ^ "Taoiseachs nominations to Seanad Éireann". Department of the Taoiseach. 12 September 1997. Archived from the original on 7 June 2011. Retrieved 16 February 2008. 
  3. ^ "Ann Leonard". Retrieved 16 February 2008. 

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