Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy TD

Marcella is a former member of Offaly County Council, serving from 1999- 2009. She has also been Chairperson of the Midlands Regional Authority and Chairperson of the Birr Theatre and Arts Centre. She was appointed Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on July 22, 2014.

Marcella was also a Director of West Offaly Enterprise Fund Ltd and a member of the West Offaly Community Forum. Mother to two children, Marcella enjoys going to the theatre. Her favourite playwright is Martin McDonagh. She is also a fan of The West Wing television series.


Ireland’s ranking as a good place to do business will boost job creation – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chair of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has today (Wednesday), welcomed the World Bank 2015 Doing Business Report which shows that Ireland’s overall doing business ranking has moved four places up to 13th this year.

Domestic and Sexual Violence report calls for zero tolerance – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Member of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has called for the criminalisation of domestic violence. Deputy Corcoran Kennedy was speaking today at the launch of the Committee’s report on domestic and sexual violence.

Sinn Féin is the high tax anti-jobs party – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael Laois/Offaly TD and Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has today (Wednesday) labelled Sinn Féin the high tax, anti-jobs party, saying that the Government’s Budget 2015 will prioritise employment growth. Deputy Corcoran Kennedy was speaking after Sinn Féin launched its budget proposals.

Sinn Féin is the high tax anti-jobs party – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael Laois/Offaly TD and Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has today (Wednesday) labelled Sinn Féin the high tax, anti-jobs party, saying that the Government’s Budget 2015 will prioritise employment growth. Deputy Corcoran Kennedy was speaking after Sinn Féin launched its budget proposals.

Almost 700 new jobs announced in the last 24 hours – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has today (Thursday) welcomed the news that 690 new jobs have been announced in three locations over the past twenty four hours.