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Sean Barrett

Party: Fine Gael
Constituency: Dún Laoghaire
Date of Birth: 09/08/1944

Fine Gael's Sean Barrett will be hoping to secure a ninth term in Dáil Eireann when his Dun Laoighaire constituents go to the polls on March 11th. With the exception of the 2002 general election in which he did not stand, Barrett has been returned at every general election since 1981. He held the portfolio of Minister for Sport from 1982 to 1987 as well as serving as Minister for Defence and the Marine from 1994 to 1997. Most recently, he was appointed as Fine Gael's spokesperson on Foreign Affairs in July 2010.

  • Jobs and stimulus plan
  • Limiting tax increases to one quarter of the adjustment this year and one-third of the adjustment over four years
  • Radical public sector reform to end waste, inefficiency and duplication, starting with the political system


Did you know?

Barrett was President of Bective Rangers Rugby Club 2005/2006 Vote
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