Lorraine Clifford-Lee

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Lorraine Clifford-Lee
Assumed office
27 April 2016
Constituency Cultural and Educational Panel
Personal details
Born Lorraine Clifford
(1981-09-22) 22 September 1981 (age 36)
Waterford, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil
Spouse(s) John Lee (m. 2013)
Children 2
Alma mater University College Cork

Lorraine Clifford-Lee (born 22 September 1981) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who has served as a Senator for the Cultural and Educational Panel since April 2016.[1]

She ran in the Dublin Fingal constituency along with Darragh O'Brien at the 2016 general election. She polled 3,359 first preferences and was eliminated on the ninth counth.[2]

She lives in Donabate with her husband John Lee and her daughter and son.[3] Her husband is the Political Editor of the Mail on Sunday newspaper. She is a self-employed solicitor and is a fluent Irish speaker.[4] On her election to the Seanad she was chosen as the Fianna Fáil Seanad spokesperson for Justice and Equality and Children and Youth Affairs.


  1. ^ Irish Examiner [@irishexaminer] (26 April 2016). "Seanad Éireann - Result of the 13th Count" (Tweet) – via Twitter. 
  2. ^ "Lorraine Clifford Lee". Electionsireland.org. Retrieved 30 June 2018. 
  3. ^ "Lorraine Clifford Lee added to Fianna Fail ticket in Dublin Fingal". Independent.ie. Retrieved 30 June 2018. 
  4. ^ "Election-2016 - Lorraine Clifford-Lee". TheJournal.ie. Retrieved 30 June 2018.