Mary Moran (politician)

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Mary Moran
In office
May 2011 – April 2016
Constituency Nominated by the Taoiseach
Personal details
Born (1960-06-28) 28 June 1960 (age 57)
Drogheda, Louth, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Labour Party
Alma mater University College Dublin

Mary Moran (née Malone; born 28 June 1960) is an Irish Labour Party politician.[1]

From Dundalk, County Louth, Moran was educated at St. Vincent's Secondary School, Dundalk and University College Dublin.[2]

She unsuccessfully contested the Louth constituency at the 2011 general election. In April 2011 she was a candidate for the 2011 Seanad Éireann election on the Administrative Panel but was not elected.[3] In May 2011, she was nominated by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny to the 24th Seanad.[4]

She is a former secondary school teacher.[2] Her sister is former MEP Emer Costello.[5]

She is the Labour Party Seanad spokesperson on Education, Disability, Equality and Mental Health.


  1. ^ "Ms. Mary Moran". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Mary Moran – Biography". Labour Party. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Mary Moran". Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  4. ^ Edwards, Elaine (20 May 2011). "McAleese appointed to Seanad". The Irish Times. 
  5. ^ Anderson, Nicola (28 February 2011). "Half the room went wild". Irish Independent. Retrieved 6 June 2011.