Kathleen Funchion

Kathleen Funchion (born 22 April 1981) is an Irish Sinn Féin politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Carlow–Kilkenny constituency since the 2016 general election.[1] She was appointed Chair of the Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement in April 2016.[2]

Kathleen Funchion

Chair of the Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement
Assumed office
4 April 2016
Preceded byJoe McHugh
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
ConstituencyCarlow-Kilkenny
Personal details
Born (1981-04-22) 22 April 1981
Kilkenny, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partySinn Féin
Spouse(s)David Cullinane
(m. 2007; div. 2013)
Domestic partnerSean Tyrrell
Children2
Alma materAmerican College Dublin

She was a member of Kilkenny County Council from 2014 to 2016, after her election to the Dáil, her partner Sean Tyrrell was co-opted to replace her.[3] Prior to her election she worked with the SIPTU trade union.[4] She was married to David Cullinane, a Sinn Féin TD for Waterford.

References

  1. "Kathleen Funchion". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  2. "Profile: Kathleen Funchion (SF)". The Irish Times. 28 February 2016.
  3. "Kathleen Funchion". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  4. "Kathleen Funchion". Sinn Féin. Retrieved 27 February 2016.


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