|Leas-Chathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann|
15 June 2016
|Preceded by||Denis O'Donovan|
20 September 1997
|Constituency||Industrial and Commercial Panel|
1 June 1944 |
Killarney, Kerry, Ireland
|Political party||Fine Gael|
|Spouse(s)||Peggy Coghlan (m. 1986)|
|Alma mater||University College Cork|
Paul Coghlan (born 1 June 1944) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as Leas-Chathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann since June 2016 and a Senator for the Industrial and Commercial Panel since September 1997.
In 1997 he was elected to the 21st Seanad by the Industrial and Commercial Panel, and re-elected in 2002 to the 22nd Seanad, where he was Fine Gael spokesperson on Enterprise, Trade and Employment. He was re-elected in 2007 to the 23rd Seanad, again by the Industrial and Commercial Panel.
Born in Killarney and still resident in Kerry, he is a member and former President of Killarney Chamber of Commerce. He was a founding director of Radio Kerry and is a trustee and former Chairman of Muckross House. He is also a member of the Institute of Bankers in Ireland, the Life Assurance Association and the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers.
- "Mr. Paul Coghlan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 17 February 2010.
- "Paul Coghlan". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 19 February 2008.