• 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:

    • Relations with national Parliaments in charge in particular of COSAC (primary responsibility)
    • Conciliations (with VP Gebhardt and VP Telička)
    • Implementation of Article 17 TFEU


  • 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
  • AFCO Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • PEST Special Committee on the Union’s authorisation procedure for pesticides
  • DSAS Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia

Most recent activities

State of the Union (debate)

12-09-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)09-12(3)

State of the Union (debate) (2)

12-09-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)09-12(3)

State of the Union (debate) (3)

12-09-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)09-12(3)
  • .@IFAmedia President Joe Healy taking questions from @EP_Agriculture MEPs @Kilbeggan #youngfarmers #capreform #MFF #brexit #trade #familyfarming
    19/09/2018 18:18 - twitter
  • Delighted to bring MEP colleagues to @slanewhiskey @slanecastle to hear about history, rock concerts and how the 🥃 business is securing the future. Thanks you Lord Henry Mountcharles and Alex. @EP_Agriculture @EPPGroup @FineGael @BF_Europe
    19/09/2018 16:00 - twitter
  • A big thank you again @farmersjournal and the Grogan extended family for the visit to the farm & delicious cakes from Jinny’s of Drumshanbo #savedtheday 👏 @EPPGroup @FineGael
    19/09/2018 15:53 - twitter
  • Very grateful to @farmersjournal for impromptu visit to Tullamore Farm with @ep_agriculture colleagues - big interest in the old machine as well as the modern working farm! @FineGael @EPPGroup
    19/09/2018 14:05 - twitter
  • 😢our MEP delegation bus 🚌 departing the @NPA without seeing anything #stormali rules @finegael @EPPGroup #SafetyFirst
    19/09/2018 13:08 - twitter
  • I have led on this issue for some time in @EP_Agriculture with Directive to tackle #UTPs (unfair trading practices) and rebalance power in the food supply chain. There is opposition but we are determined to press ahead! Glad to see @MichaelDHiggins is supportive @RTECountryWide
    19/09/2018 11:18 - twitter



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