Gabrielle McFadden is a member of the 25th Seanad and serves as Government Chief Whip within the Seanad. Gabrielle is also involved in two Oireachtas Committees: Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence, and Members’ Interests of Seanad Éireann. She comes from a political family with a long record of public service. Gabrielle was not only a very effective councillor but had worked closely with her late sister Nicky on a range of constituency issues.
Gabrielle is married to Brian McClean, a clinical psychologist and they have two teenage children, Katie and Luke.
She was educated at St. Peter’s N.S, Summerhill Secondary School and Our Lady’s Bower. She worked as a bank official and managed a family business before becoming a full-time councillor.
Gabrielle served on the boards of Longford/Westmeath ETB (VEC); Athlone Community Task Force; the Dean Crowe Theatre and Athlone IT.
News & Statements
St Vincent’s Community Care Centre will reopen - McFadden
Fine Gael Longford Westmeath Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has received confirmation from the Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee, that St Vincent’s Community Care Centre will reopen in the coming months.
Flooding fund extended to include non-rateable businesses - McFadden
Fine Gael TD for Longford Westmeath, Gabrielle McFadden, has said that the Government has expanded the eligibility criteria for the €5 million fund for small businesses to include businesses not subject to commercial rates.
€8.3m allocated for the maintenance of roads in Longford and Westmeath - McFadden
Fine Gael TD for Longford/ Westmeath Gabrielle McFadden has today (Tuesday) welcomed the news that €8.3 million has been granted to counties Longford and Westmeath for improvement and maintenance works on roads.