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.


New Investigations Division will raise standards and protect Ireland’s reputation – Corcoran Kennedy

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has today (Wednesday), welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney TD, that a new Investigations Division is to be established in the Department of Agriculture.

Corcoran Kennedy’s anti child grooming Bill to protect vulnerable children

Fine Gael TD for Laois Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, speaking this week in the Dáil on the First Stage of the Criminal Law (Child Grooming) Bill 2014, a Bill which she herself put forward, explained why making child grooming for sexual exploitation an offence is necessary.

Corcoran Kennedy supports the launch of the Irish Wheelchair Access Guidelines

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has emphasised the importance of access for people with disabilities as she launched the Irish Wheelchair Association Access Guidelines Edition 3 in Tullamore yesterday (Wednesday).

Corcoran Kennedy calls on SF and opposition not to misinform people re water charges

Fine Gael TD for Laois/Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, has called on Sinn Fein and in particular its Environment Spokesperson, Brian Stanley, to stop misleading people on the issue of water charges. Deputy Corcoran Kennedy also welcomed confirmation that the average annual charge per household will not exceed €240.

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.