Pat Moylan (politician)

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Pat Moylan
Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann
In office
13 September 2007 – 25 May 2011
Preceded byRory Kiely
Succeeded byPaddy Burke
Senator
In office
July 2007 – April 2011
In office
September 1997 – June 2002
ConstituencyAgricultural Panel
In office
September 2002 – July 2007
ConstituencyNominated by the Taoiseach
Personal details
Born (1946-09-12) 12 September 1946 (age 74)
Banagher, County Offaly, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil
Spouse(s)Mary Dunne
Children4

Pat Moylan (born 12 September 1946) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician and member of Seanad Éireann.[1]

Born in Banagher, County Offaly, where he still lives, he is married with three sons and one daughter.

A member of Offaly County Council from 1975 to 2004, Moylan was elected in 1997 to the 21st Seanad by the Agricultural Panel. In 2002, he was nominated by the Taoiseach Bertie Ahern as a member of the 22nd Seanad, where he was Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Tourism, Sport and Recreation and was a member of the Joint House Services Committee. He was elected to the 23rd Seanad by the Agricultural Panel in 2007.[2]

He was elected as Cathaoirleach (chair) of the Seanad on 13 September 2007. He did not contest the 2011 Seanad election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pat Moylan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Pat Moylan". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 25 January 2010.