Minister of State for European Affairs

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The Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs (with special responsibility for European Affairs) is a junior ministerial post in the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Ireland with special responsibility for European Affairs. The Minister works together with the senior Minister in this department. The Minister of State does not hold cabinet rank.

The current incumbent is Helen McEntee, TD, who took up the post in June 2017.

Minister of State for European Affairs[edit]

No. Name Term of office Party
1. Gay Mitchell 20 December 1994 26 June 1997 Fine Gael
Office abolished
2. Dick Roche (1st time) 19 June 2002 29 September 2004 Fianna Fáil
3. Noel Treacy 29 September 2004 20 June 2007 Fianna Fáil
Dick Roche (2nd time) 20 June 2007 9 March 2011 Fianna Fáil
4. Lucinda Creighton 10 March 2011 11 July 2013 Fine Gael
5. Paschal Donohoe 12 July 2013 11 July 2014 Fine Gael
6. Dara Murphy 15 July 2014 20 June 2017 Fine Gael
5. Helen McEntee 20 June 2017 Incumbent Fine Gael

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