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.


Criminal Law Bill 2014 to tackle Child Grooming – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has today (Thursday), welcomed the publication of the new Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2014 which includes her own bill on child grooming.

80,000 more people at work, an increase in full time jobs and growth outside of Dublin – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has welcomed the latest official CSO employment figures which indicate that growth in the economy is spreading outside of Dublin and that more people are now in full-time employment.

Mick Wallace is wrong: Prostitution is not a financial transaction between consenting adults – Corcoran Kennedy

Proposed legislation to criminalise purchase of sex will protect the vulnerable

Improving economy and Govt supports resulting in growth for SMEs – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chairperson of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy has said the supports in place for SMEs, alongside a growing economy, have resulted in an improvement in trading conditions.

Overturning of 56% of banks’ decisions is an indication that business owners need to ask questions – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly and Chair of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has today (Monday) encouraged all owners of small and medium enterprises to ask questions if a bank refuses credit.