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Michael Moynihan, Spokesperson on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Michael Moynihan

Serving the people of Cork North West

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Cork North West

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Constituency Office, Percival Street, Kanturk, Co Cork.

Constituency Office, Lower Main St, Charleville, Co Cork. 

Tel: 029-51299 (Kanturk) / 063-21088 (Charleville) or 01-6183595 (Leinster House)
Fax: 029-51300

Home Address:
Meens, Kiskeam, Mallow, Co. Cork

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Personal Details

Born Cork, Jaunuary 1968. Michael was educated in Boherbue Comprehensive School, Mallow. He is a full time public representative with a background in farming. He is married to Bríd O’Sullivan.

Local News

Moynihan details policy plan for Ireland’s energy security

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Michael Moynihan TD has said that the party’s latest policy paper on energy is timely and provides an excellent platform to discuss Ireland’s current position. Read More | Share

FF to focus on achieving a balanced and secure energy mix - Moynihan

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Michael Moynihan TD has said Ireland’s current energy policy is driving up consumer prices, making our economy uncompetitive and failing to tap into the opportunities presented by community energy projects. Read More | Share

FF secures EirGrid appearance at Oireachtas Committee on latest pylon proposals – Moynihan

EirGrid’s latest proposals on the national grid development strategy have caused great concern for communities in the path of the proposed North-South Interconnector. In a complete U-turn, EirGrid now accepts that Grid Link West and Grid Link South East have the feasibility and reduced costing for providing undergrounding transmission lines. Read More | Share

Government continues to undermine Post Office network - Moynihan

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Communications Michael Moynihan TD has accused the government of continuing to undermine the post office network throughout the country. Deputy Moynihan made the comments after the Department of Social Protection issued a letter to social welfare recipients requesting them to switch from receiving payments at post offices. Read More | Share

Government pledge to deliver fibre broadband to 90% of homes and businesses remains unfulfilled - FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Communications Michael Moynihan TD has criticised the government for failing to deliver high speed broadband services to homes and businesses throughout the country. Read More | Share

Government pledge to deliver fibre broadband to 90% of homes and businesses remains unfulfilled - FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Communications Michael Moynihan TD has criticised the government for failing to deliver high speed broadband services to homes and businesses throughout the country. Read More | Share

FF Calls on Minister White to make statement on decision to delay abolition of EU roaming charges

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Communications Michael Moynihan TD has called on Minister Alex White to make an immediate statement on yesterday’s decision by European Union Member States to delay the abolition of roaming charges until 2018. Read More | Share

FF to hold public meeting on Youth Mental Health in Charleville

Fianna Fáil is set to hold a public meeting in Charleville to discuss Youth Mental Health. The meeting will be held at the Charleville Park Hotel at 8PM on 2nd March next. Guest speakers include Elma Walsh, mother of the late Donal Walsh and founder of the LiveLife Foundation, and Consultant Psychiatrist Dr. John Hillery. Read More | Share

Slashing of energy efficiency grants has proven short sighted - FF

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Michael Moynihan TD has described as entirely short sighted and counter-productive the government’s approach to encouraging people to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Read More | Share

Is Energy Regulation Regime Fit for Purpose? – FF

Fianna Fáil Energy Spokesperson Michael Moynihan TD has called for a fundamental review of the role and powers of the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER). Deputy Moynihan’s comments come following the failure of energy companies to pass on the positive effect of falling oil, coal and wholesale gas prices. Read More | Share

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Political Record

Current Spokesperson on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Previously served as Spokesperson on Agriculture and Food

Michael Moynihan has been a TD for Cork North West since he was first elected in 1997

He is Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Economic Regulatory Affairs, the committee responsible for the recent in depth, questioning of the Financial Regulator, the Governor of the Central Bank, the Chief Executive of AIB and the Anglo Irish Bank auditors amongst others

He is also a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources and the Joint Oireachtas Commiittee on Education and Science. Michael also previously chaired the Education Committee

Outside of Leinster House, Michael is also a member of the ICMSA, a former Chairman of Ógra Fianna Fáil, Vice Chairman of the Kiskeam Sean Moylan Commemoration Committee and is a life member of Kiskeam GAA Club