• Mairead
  • Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
  • Member
  • Ireland Fine Gael Party
  • Date of birth: 13 June 1959, Drogheda


  • PE European Parliament
    Responsibilities as vice-president:
    • Information Policy, Press and Citizens Relations including EPIOs, primary responsibility (with VP Guillaume)
    • WG on Information and Communication Policy, Chair
    • Interinstitutional Group on Communication, Co- Chair
    • STOA
    • Children’s Rights – Mediator


  • D-ME Delegation to the EU-Montenegro Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee


  • BURO Parliament's Bureau
  • AGRI Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development


  • ENVI Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • DSAS Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia

Most recent activities

Measures to address the crisis in the dairy sector (debate)

26-05-2016 P8_CRE-PROV(2016)05-26(3)

Written declaration on promoting religious freedom in Pakistan and condemning the unjustified detention of Ms Asia Bibi

25-05-2016 P8_DCL(2016)0055 Ongoing


Antonio TAJANI , Lars ADAKTUSSON , György HÖLVÉNYI , Mairead McGUINNESS , Elisabeth MORIN-CHARTIER , Jan OLBRYCHT , Marijana PETIR , Cristian Dan PREDA , Massimiliano SALINI , Silvia COSTA , David-Maria SASSOLI , Patrizia TOIA , Dennis de JONG , Peter van DALEN

Date opened : 25-05-2016
Lapse date : 25-08-2016
Number of signatories : 27 - 30-05-2016

Mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation (A8-0157/2016 - Dariusz Rosati)

12-05-2016 P8_CRE-PROV(2016)05-12(10.1)
  • RT @blissberryfarm: The Story of #SocialFarming as told in 'Across Boundaries Garden' @BloominthePark Discover more at
    30/05/2016 22:47 - twitter
  • Founding fathers @EPP showed great vision, we acknowledge that today in Luxembourg #EPP40 as we work towards a stronger, more united Europe
    30/05/2016 19:18 - twitter
  • @EPP marking 40 years #EPP40 remembering the past, forging the future @EPPGroup
    30/05/2016 19:02 - twitter
  • RT @EPP: #EPP leaders will present their vision for the future of #Europe. Watch us live from 5pm at
    30/05/2016 15:20 - twitter
  • RT @EPP: Ahead of #EPP40 celebration, the Political Assembly is gathering to take stock of EU latest political developments
    30/05/2016 15:18 - twitter
  • RT @GalwayCoCo: #Ballinasloe #Library Tuesday 31st May 10am Mother and toddler group
    30/05/2016 12:44 - twitter



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