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WOMEN MEMBERS OF SEANAD ÉIREANN, 2002

Joanna Tuffy

Mary White

Kathleen O'Meara

Geraldine Feeney

Ann Ormonde

Mary Henry

Margaret Cox

Mary O'Rourke

Sheila Terry

Kate Walsh

Margaret Cox

Date of Birth

September 1963

Family

married, four children

Education

University College Galway, University of Limerick

Early career

managing director, ICE Group, Galway

Early political experience

Galway City Council (1995-date), contested Galway West (1997, 2002)

Years in the Seanad

1997-date

Party

Fianna Fáil

Panel

Industrial and Commercial

Committees

Enterprise & Small Business, Joint House Services Committee

Official website

www.margaretcox.ie


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Ann Ormonde

Family

daughter and sister of TDs

Education

University College Dublin

Early career

guidance counsellor

Early political experience

Dublin County Council (1985 ) contested Dublin South (1987, 1989, 1992, 1997)

Years in the Seanad

1993-date

Party

Fianna Fáil

Panel

Cultural & Educational

Committees

Education & Science (1997-)

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Kathleen O'Meara

Date of Birth

January 1960

Family

married, three children

Education

University College Galway, National Institute for Higher Education, Dublin

Early career

journalist

Early political experience

contested Tipperary North (1997, 2002)

Years in the Seanad

1997-date

Party

Labour

Panel

Agricultural

Other public offices

adviser to Eithne Fitzgerald (1994-97)

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Mary Henry

Date of Birth

May 1940

Family

married, three children

Education

Trinity College Dublin

Early career

medical doctor

Years in the Seanad

1993-date

Party

Independent

Panel

University of Dublin

Other public offices

President of Cherish; Board member, Well Woman Centre

Official website

www.maryhenry.ie


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