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


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 Calls on Phil Hogan to Urgently Address Milk Quotas

New EU Agriculture Commissioner Designate must tackle issue. Irish farmers face halting production of milk next month Read More | Share

Moynihan Concerned at High Number of Families Going Cold to Save on Bills

One in four families regularly turning off heating to save money on bills. Govt must do more to address consistently high energy costs Read More | Share

Rural Ireland ‘Abandoned’ as Govt Withdraws Funding for Broadband Scheme – FF

Govt to oversee price hikes of 75% for Rural broadband users Read More | Share

Will Drilling at site Near Leitrim Border Lead to Fracking? – Moynihan

Minister must explain what contact he has had with NI counterpart on drilling Read More | Share

New Minister must convene meeting with CER as matter of urgency – Moynihan

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New Minister must address Rising Gas and Electricity Prices - Moynihan

Champion for consumers needed Read More | Share

Moynihan regret at North-South Interconnector review

Was last minute referral to panel simply an election stunt? People in North East to lose out Read More | Share

Moynihan calls for all major GAA games to be broadcast on free-to-air TV

Events like Special Olympic games should also be shown on RTÉ Read More | Share

Hike in energy charge will cripple hard pressed households – Moynihan

Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Energy Michael Moynihan has expressed shock and concern following reports of a 50% increase in the Public Service Obligation levy this October. The Commission for Energy Regulation has issued a “proposed decision” to approve the increase, which will once again hike up electricity bills this autumn. The levy subsidises energy companies which generate electricity from renewable resources. Read More | Share

Govt needs to listen to the people of rural Ireland and protect Post Office network

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Communications, Michael Moynihan TD, has called on the Government to listen to rural Ireland and take steps to prevent the Post Office network deteriorating further. 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