Chris O'Malley

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Christopher Gerard O'Malley (born 9 June 1959) is a former Irish politician. He was appointed to the European Parliament in 1986 as a Fine Gael member for the Dublin constituency following the resignation of Richie Ryan.[1] He lost his seat at the 1989 European election. In 2003, he was co-opted for the Labour Party to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council to replace Eamon Gilmore. He lost his seat at the 2004 local elections.

In November 2007, he was appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Regional and International Development) at the University of Wales, Newport.[2]

He is the grandson of Kevin O'Higgins, the government minister assassinated in 1927. He is married to Labour Party Senator Aideen Hayden.

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  1. ^ "Chris O'Malley". Retrieved 10 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Uniview Issue 12" (PDF). University of Wales, Newport. 1 November 2007. Retrieved 2 May 2008. 

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