Jan O'Sullivan TD - Biography

Constituency:
Limerick City

Euro Electoral Region:
Ireland South

Electoral Status:
Jan is currently a sitting TD for Limerick City .

Work Address
Mechanics Institute
Hartstonge Street
Limerick

Home Address
7 Lanahrone Avenue
Corbally
Limerick

Tel
Constituency Office Tel 061 312316
Constituency Office Fax 061 313707
Dáil Tel 01 6183670
Dáil Fax 01 6184617

Email

Website
http://www.labour.ie/janosullivan

Political Career:

  • Appointed Minister for Education and Skills, July 2014
  • former Minister of State, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government with special responsibility for Housing and Planning,
  • Appointed Minister of State for Trade & Development - Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, March 2011
  • Labour Party Spokesperson on Equality,Education, and Health,
  • Elected to Dáil Éireann in 1998, 2002, 2007 and 2011
  • Elected Seanad Éireann 1993
  • Leader, Labour Senate Group 1993-1997
  • Elected Limerick City Council 1985
  • Mayor of Limerick 1993/1994
  • Former Member Mid-Western Health Board 1991-2003
  • Former Member City of Limerick Vocational Education Committee
  • Member, Democratic Socialist Party until the merger with the Labour Party

Occupation:

  • Full-time Public Representative, formerly Pre-School Teacher

Memberships:

  • Vice-Chair of Joint Committee on Education and Science 2002- 2007
  • Vice-Chair of Dáil Select Committee on Education and Science 2002- 2007

Family Background:

  • Married to Paul O'Sullivan; one son Paddy and one daughter Emily

Birth Details:

  • Limerick, 1950

Education:

  • Villiers School, Limerick;
  • Trinity College, Dublin, M.A.: H.Dip. Ed. U.C.C.


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