• 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

Conclusions of the European Council meeting of 15 December 2016

18-01-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)01-18(14)

Commission's answers to written questions

10-01-2017 O-000003/2017

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

06-01-2017 O-000001/2017
  • RT @Europarl_Photo: Join NOW Facebook Live on #CETA , the EU-Canada trade agreement, with Artis @Pabriks … https://…
    23/01/2017 17:08 - twitter
  • Midlands region #brexit public meeting tonight Mullingar @FineGael @campaignforleo @peterburkefg @gabmcfadden @AlanFarrell @joehealyfarmer
    19/01/2017 18:50 - twitter
  • #brexit public meeting in Drogheda this evening @FineGael @simoncoveney @PFitzpatrickTD Fergus O'Dowd.
    19/01/2017 18:35 - twitter
  • @MarianHarkin many thanks for your support - really appreciate it! @gbayfm
    18/01/2017 17:27 - twitter
  • @mattcarthy GRMA, a Mhatt! Táim ag tnuth le do chuid diabhlaíochta!😉😂
    18/01/2017 15:01 - twitter
  • @AgrilandIreland @farmersjournal
    18/01/2017 12:29 - twitter



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    B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel


  • Parlement européen
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    CS 91024
    F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Postal address

  • European Parliament
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    Altiero Spinelli 10E102
    1047 Brussels