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Regina Doherty And Timmy Dooley Among Taoiseach's 11 Seanad Nominees

Stephen McNeice
Stephen McNeice

8:40 PM - 27 Jun 2020



Former minister Regina Doherty and Fianna Fáil front bencher Timmy Dooley are among Taoiseach Micheál Martin's 11 nominees to the Seanad.

Fianna Fáil's nominations include Lorraine Clifford Lee and councillors Mary Fitzpatrick and Erin McGreehan.

Joining Regina Doherty for Fine Gael are Councillors Aisling Dolan, Emer Currie and Mary Seery Kearney.

While the Greens have had Clare Cllr Roisin Garvey and Kildare's Vincent P Martin, who's Catherine Martin's brother, appointed.

Independent Eileen Flynn has been appointed and becomes the first ever female traveller member of the Oireachtas.

Here's the full list of nominees:

  • Mary Fitzpatrick
  • Lorraine Clifford Lee
  • Erin McGreehan
  • Timmy Dooley
  • Regina Doherty
  • Aisling Dolan
  • Emer Currie
  • Mary Seery Kearney
  • Vincent P Martin
  • Róisín Garvey
  • Eileen Flynn
Main image: File photo of Regina Doherty. Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland


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