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.


FF cynical tactics do little to promote job growth in Offaly – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD and Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has, today (Tuesday) criticised Fianna Fáil’s politically motivated and disingenuous comments about jobs in the midlands.

Corcoran Kennedy appointed as Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Fine Gael TD for Laois Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has today (Tuesday), been appointed as Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, the position vacated by Damien English, Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Skills, Research and Innovation.

€289,000 in funding for Offaly social housing - Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael Laois/Offaly TD, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Housing and Planning, Jan O’Sullivan TD, that 19 vacant homes in the Offaly area are to be brought back into use within twelve months.

Study recommended on the impact of the arts in combating social disadvantage – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD and member of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Environment, Culture and Gaeltacht, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has, today (Wednesday), presented recommendations from the committee for a comprehensive study on the impact of funding through the arts.

FF is deliberately trying to scare older people – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael Laois/Offaly TD, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has today (Tuesday) severely criticised Fianna Fáil, saying the Party’s Private Members’ Motion on the Free Travel Pass is deliberately designed to scare older people.