Brian Stanley (politician)

Brian Stanley (born 12 January 1961) is an Irish Sinn Féin politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Laois constituency since the 2011 general election.[1]

Brian Stanley

Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
In office
February 2011  February 2016
Personal details
Born (1961-01-12) 12 January 1961
Borris-in-Ossory, County Laois, Ireland
Political partySinn Féin
Spouse(s)Caroline Dwane Stanley
Alma materDublin Institute of Technology

He serves as Sinn Féin's Spokesperson on Environment, Community and Local Government. He had contested the seat unsuccessfully at the 2002 and 2007 general elections.[2]

Stanley was elected at the 1999 local elections as a member of Port Laoise Town Council, and was re-elected in 2004, and in 2009.[2] He was elected as a member of Laois County Council for the Port Laoise electoral area at the 2004 local elections, and was re-elected in 2009.[2] His wife, Caroline Dwane Stanley, is a member of Laois County Council.


  1. "Brian Stanley". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 11 October 2011.
  2. "Brian Stanley". Retrieved 1 March 2011.
Preceded by
John Moloney
(Fianna Fáil)
Sinn Féin Teachta Dála for Laois–Offaly
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