Caoimhin O’ Coilean (TD)

  • Session 3: 2.30 p.m.
    Presentation Title: Balanced Regional Development: a Win- Win Wherever we choose to live’.

    Caoimhhghin O'Caoláin T.D. is Sinn Féin’s longest
    serving Dáil Deputy, representing the border
    constituency of Cavan and Monaghan since 1997.
    He has been an elected representative for 33 years,
    having first been elected to Monaghan County
    Council in 1985.
    He was a member of the Sinn Féin negotiating
    team that led to the Good Friday Agreement. He
    was his party’s Dáil Leader from 2002 until 2011.
    A long time spokesperson on Health and Children
    issues, he is currently his party’s spokesperson on
    Disability Rights and Older People. Caoimhghín
    is Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on
    Justice and Equality. A native of Monaghan town,
    Caoimhghín is married to Briege and they have
    five children.