Joe O'Reilly TD

Joe was first elected to Cavan County Council in 1985. He became a member of Cavan V.E.C. that year also. I was previously a member of Seanad Eireann from 1989-1992 and was a member of the Seanad for my second term from 2007 to 2011. During that time I was spokesperson on Energy, Communications and Natural Resources.  I was Cathaoirleach of Cavan County Council from 2004-2005. I was elected TD for the Cavan and Monaghan area in the 2011 General Election, something of which I am enourmously proud of.  Recently I have been appointed Vice-Chairman of The Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement Committee, a member of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembley and the Joint Oireachtas Committee

Joe started his career as a primary school teacher and his favourite class to teach was 5th class. He founded the Bailieborough Mental Health Association and is the current chairman. Joe enjoys doing stand up comedy and commentated on the 2010 St. Patrick's Day parade in Bailieborough. His favourite film is Slumdog Millionaire.

 


Latest CSO figures show strongest jobs growth in the Border Region – O’Reilly

Fine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan, Joe O’Reilly has welcomed the latest official employment figures from the Central Statistics Office which show that the strongest increases in employment over the last quarter took place in the Border counties, as well as in the West and the South East.

We must plan ahead to improve education system – O’Reilly

Fine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan, Joe O’Reilly, has today (Monday), called for an emphasis on forward planning for education as economic conditions improve.

€12.2m investment in Farm Safety Scheme to address doubling of farm related deaths – O’Reilly

Fine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan, Joe O’Reilly, has today (Wednesday), encouraged all farmers to apply for a Farm Safety Scheme grant and to use the funds to address the very important issue of farm safety.

National Farm Safety Initiative to tackle farm fatalities and serious injury – O’Reilly

Fine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan, Joe O’Reilly has welcomed the launch of a new National Farm Safety Initiative by Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney TD.

Cavan to be considered as prime location for housing development – O’Reilly

Fine Gael TD for Cavan/Monaghan, Joe O’Reilly believes Cavan should be considered as a potential location for housing development and has been made representations to the Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Housing, Paudie Coffey TD on the issue.