Eoghan Murphy TD

Eoghan is the Fine Gael TD for Dublin South East. He was elected to Dail Eireann in the February 2011 General Election.

Eoghan’s priority areas are the high-tech sector and young entrepreneurs/start-ups, reforming Dail Eireann, and international issues such as nuclear weapon disarmament.

Before being elected to Dail Eireann, Eoghan was a Fine Gael Councillor for the Pembroke-Rathmines ward, elected in June 2009. Prior to entering politics, he worked in international arms control, mostly in the area of nuclear weapon disarmament. He has worked for various organisations including the United Nations; and in cities such as London, Geneva and Vienna. Upon his election to Dublin City Council, he left his job as a speechwriter at the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organisation in Vienna to dedicate himself full-time to politics in Ireland.

Eoghan attended Star of the Sea BNS in Sandymount and St. Michael’s College. He studied English and Philosophy (BA) in UCD, and International Relations (MA) in King’s College London, UCL.

Outside of politics he enjoys watching rugby, reading and outdoor activities.

Sinn Féin’s American paymasters are right to be wary – they would wreck the recovery and deter investment – Murphy

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Bay South, Eoghan Murphy, has said that the misgivings raised by Sinn Féin’s American business benefactors about its high tax policies is clear proof that Sinn Féin in Government would deter jobs and investment into Ireland.

Three tech giants give Dublin a vote of confidence – Murphy

Facebook, Amazon and Yahoo in major office expansion plans.

National Transport Agency funding for Ringsend and Irishtown

The National Transport Agency have provided funding of €450,000 this year to Dublin City Council to progress works in three areas of the city, one of which is Ringsend and Irishtown.