Éamon Ó Cuív

Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food & Community Affairs

Born Dublin, June 1950. Married to Áine Ní Choincheannain, with  three sons and one daughter. Educated Oatlands College, Mount Merrion, Dublin: UCD (BSc). Former Manager of a Gaeltacht Co-Operative involved in establishing local businesses including agricultural services, timber milling, tourism and cultural and social development.

Contact Details

Office: Kirwan House, Flood Street, Galway City

Tel:091 562846
Fax:091 562844

www.eamonocuiv.ie

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Political Record

Current Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food and Community Affairs; Appointed Minister for Defence. Appointed Minister for Environment, Heritage and Local Government in 2011; Appointed Minister for Social Protection in 2010; Appointed Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs in 2007; Appointed Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs in 2002; Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food & Rural Development, with special responsibility for Rural Development, 2001-2002; Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and Islands with special responsibility for the Gaeltacht, Irish language and island development, 1997-2001; Member Galway County Council and of a number of subsidiary Committees, 1991-97;Party Spokesman for Islands, Gaeltacht and Rural Development, 1995-1997; Member of the Forum for Peace and Reconciliation, 1994-97; Elected to Dáil Éireann, 1992; Elected Senator on the Cultural and Educational Panel, 1989-92

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West Éamon Ó Cuív has called on the Transport Minister to ensure that funding is made available for works to modernise the level crossing network on the main Galway to Athenry line. Deputy Ó Cuív commented, “I have been informed by Iarnród Éireann that they are looking at ways to […]

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture & Food, Éamon Ó Cuív TD has called on Minister Simon Coveney and the Government to send out a clear message to our international trading partners that Ireland’s high food standards remain intact despite a potential BSE confirmation, and that there is no risk to human health. Deputy Ó Cuív […]

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