• 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

71st session of the UN General Assembly (A8-0146/2016 - Andrey Kovatchev)

07-07-2016 P8_CRE-PROV(2016)07-07(10.1)

Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (A8-0203/2016 - Helga Stevens)

07-07-2016 P8_CRE-PROV(2016)07-07(10.2)

Participation of Azerbaijan in Union programmes (A8-0210/2016 - Norica Nicolai)

06-07-2016 P8_CRE-PROV(2016)07-06(7.1)
  • RT @deckie: could I strongly encourage all students to complete this brief survey
    26/07/2016 16:54 - twitter
  • Interesting debate underway @ESOF2016 #ESOF16
    26/07/2016 15:20 - twitter
  • @Conflats download the @ESOF2016 app for documents and other details
    26/07/2016 12:08 - twitter
  • "Nature deficit disorder" - where people don't connect enough with nature; access to nature improves health outcomes @ESOF2016
    26/07/2016 11:57 - twitter
  • @DenisGCollins @ESOF2016 it's what the experts are telling us about the state of global soils
    26/07/2016 11:40 - twitter
  • Globally majority of soils are in fair, poor or very poor condition, we lose 25-40 billion tonnes of top soil each year @ESOF2016
    26/07/2016 11:26 - twitter



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    B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel


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