Tánaiste & Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade

 

Address:
Office of the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade,
Iveagh House,
80 St. Stephen’s Green,
Dublin 2.

Born:
April 1955

Family:
Married to Carol Hanney. The couple have three children.

Education:
Caltra National School, Caltra, Co Galway;
St Joseph’s College, Garbally, Ballinasloe, Co Galway;
Degree in Psychology from University College Galway now NUI Galway.

Occupation:  

  • Tánaiste, Government Minister and Leader of the Labour Party.
  • Eamon Gilmore was appointed as Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade on the 9th March 2011.
  • Became Labour Party Leader in September 2007
  • Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe from January 2005 to June 2007
  • Labour Party spokesperson on Environment, Housing and Local Government from 2002 to 2007
  • Minister of State at the Department of the Marine between 1994 and 1997.
  • He was first elected to the Dáil in 1989 for the constituency of Dun Laoghaire. He has been re-elected at every subsequent general election.
  • Formerly trade union organiser.
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Iveagh House,
80 St. Stephen's Green,
Dublin 2,
Ireland
Phone: + 353 1 408 2000
Fax: + 353 1 408 2400