Marcella Corcoran Kennedy TD is former Minister of State for Health Promotion in May 2016. She was first elected to Dail Eireann in the 2011 General Election.
Marcella is a former member of Offaly County Council, serving from 1999- 2009. She was appointed by an Taoiseach Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on July 22, 2014. She is also a member of the CCS temporary chair panel.
Marcella is also a chairperson of the board of BTACC. A chairperson of ‘OFFLine’ film festival in Birr, Co. Offaly and is a founding member of ‘Film Offaly’. She is also a member of the board of Laois and Offaly transport and coordination unit (TCU). Mother to two children, Marcella enjoys going to the theatre, among her favourite playwrights are John B. Keane, Marina Carr and Jimmy Keary. She is also a fan of the television series; The Good Wife, House of Cards and Modern Family.
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New alcohol legislation will help those on a health kick – Corcoran Kennedy
Alcohol Bill will save lives – Corcoran-Kennedy
Fine Gael TD Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy believes the Public Health Alcohol Bill (PHAB) will save lives.
Budget 2018 gives everyone a fair chance and the opportunity to reach their full potential – Corcoran Kennedy
With Budget 2018, Fine Gael is giving everyone a fair chance and the opportunity to reach their full potential. That’s according to Fine Gael TD for Laois Offaly, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, who noted in particular the reforms to the tax system designed to give a little back to those who have made sacrifices during the tough years.