Before being elected as a Senator, Mark worked on Election Campaigns to the European Parliament for Brian Crowley MEP in 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009 as a member of his Strategy Committee.
At the age of 26 he became the Chairman of his local Gaelic Athletic Association, the Kenmare Shamrock Hurling and Gaelic Football club, which was founded in 1886 and is home to All Ireland winning captain Mickey Ned O’Sullivan. On being made Chair Mark led a redevelopment programme which transformed the clubs facilities to include a 32,000 square foot flood lit syntactic grass pitch with a sports complex, a basketball court, gym, and dressing rooms.
|Kenmare||Sean Daly’s Office, 34 Henry Street||Every Saturday morning.|
|Kilgarvan||Kilgarvan Village||1st Friday/Saturday of every month.|
|Caherdaniel||Blind Piper & Freddies Bar|
|Castlecove||Staigue Fort Hotel|
|Templenoe||Pat Spillane’s Bar|
|Dauros||The Sailor’s Bar|
|Ardea||The Lake House|
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Communications, Energy, and Natural Resources; Irish Overseas and Diaspora
– organ donation awareness
– mobile phone safety
– clean and efficient alternative energy
– strengthening U.S.-Irish relations
– Irish diaspora
Mark Daly was elected to Seanad Éireann on the Administrative Panel in July 2007. Since his election to Seanad Éireann Senator Daly has been appointed as Senate Spokesperson on Overseas Development and Deputy Government Spokesperson on Innovation, Office of Public Works and Youth Affairs.
Mark serves in the following Government positions:
– Deputy Government Spokesman on Innovation, Office of Public Works, Youth Affairs and School Transport.
– Member of the Joint Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee.
– Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee on Human Rights [2007-2011].
In 2012, Senator Daly was the first person in any Irish political party to be appointed as Spokesperson for the Irish Overseas and the Diaspora. He has since then actively engaged with organisations and groups in countries where there are large Irish communities. As a result of these consultations, Senator Daly produced the first policy paper by a political party dedicated to the issues and concerns of the Irish overseas and the diaspora.