• 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

Health risks related to consumption of vegetable oils, in particular palm oils

06-01-2017 O-000001/2017

Support for Thalidomide victims (B8-1341/2016, B8-1343/2016)

15-12-2016 P8_CRE-PROV(2016)12-15(7.3)

Paediatric medicines (B8-1340/2016)

15-12-2016 P8_CRE-PROV(2016)12-15(7.4)
  • Well worth reading - science & public opinion conflict #stoa
    16/01/2017 07:38 - twitter
  • Very timely and important warning for anyone with a few free range hens .... get them indoors now
    14/01/2017 11:14 - twitter
  • An opportunity for young people to contribute to shaping the future of EU farm policy - what changes do you think are needed? #newCAP
    14/01/2017 11:00 - twitter
  • A big thank you to all @BeaufortCollege for the warm welcome & great discussion today, not to mention the tea and chat afterwards!
    12/01/2017 18:18 - twitter
  • RT @NatureRTE: Two NEW wildlife docs this w/end: The Beeman, @rtemooney profile of @PhilipMcCabe3 on Sat, 6-7pm, and MGW The Commo…
    12/01/2017 18:17 - twitter
  • @deecrooks1974 thanks for the invite, but unfortunately I'm in Strasbourg on that date. Good luck with the launch and Happy New Year.
    11/01/2017 22:46 - twitter



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