Pat Casey (politician)

Pat Casey (born 11 March 1962) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Wicklow constituency since the 2016 general election.[1]

Pat Casey

Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
ConstituencyWicklow
Personal details
Born (1962-03-11) 11 March 1962
Laragh, County Wicklow, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil
RelationsEamonn Casey (Nephew)
Alma materDublin Institute of Technology
Websitepatcasey.ie

He is a native of Laragh, County Wicklow, but he is based in Glendalough, and owns the local hotel. He is a nephew of Bishop Eamonn Casey.[2] He was elected to Wicklow County Council as an Independent candidate in 2004, and joined Fianna Fáil in 2007.[3] He was Chairman of Wicklow County Council from 2012 to 2013. He has also been active in the GAA.[4]

References

  1. "Pat Casey". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  2. Senan Molony (8 February 2006). "Bishop Casey's nephew to join FF and run for Dail". Irish Independent. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  3. "Pat Casey". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  4. Carl O'Brien (29 February 2016). "Profile: Pat Casey (FF)". Irish Times. Retrieved 29 February 2016.


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