Michael Colreavy

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Michael Colreavy
TD
Michael Colreavy 2011.jpg
Colreavy in 2011
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2011
Constituency Sligo–North Leitrim
Leitrim County Councillor
In office
1999–2011
Constituency Manorhamilton
Personal details
Born County Sligo, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Sinn Féin
Spouse(s) Alice Colreavy
Website www.colreavy.net

Michael Colreavy is an Irish Sinn Féin politician.[1] He was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Sligo–North Leitrim constituency at the 2011 general election.[2] He is the Sinn Féin spokesperson on Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

Originally born in Sligo, he moved to Manorhamilton in County Leitrim in 1981 where he now lives. He joined Sinn Féin in 1979 where he campaigned for the hunger striker and Anti H-Block candidate Joe McDonnell at the 1981 general election. He was a Branch Secretary of the trade union IMPACT. He served on Leitrim County Council for the Manorhamilton electoral area from 1999 to 2011.

He is an opponent of fracking in the Lough Allen basin citing environmental concerns.[3]

He is not contesting the next Irish general election.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Michael Colreavy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Michael Colreavy". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Community caught between possible gas boom or risk of environmental disaster". The Irish Times. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Sinn Féin TD Michael Colreavy will not contest next election". The Irish Times. 17 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 

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Oireachtas
Preceded by
Eamon Scanlon
(Fianna Fáil)
Sinn Féin Teachta Dála for Sligo–North Leitrim
2011–present
Incumbent