Micheal Martin TD – Bio & more

POLITICS IN THE FAMILY

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin’s brother defends claiming nearly €1,000 in expenses footed by the taxpayer to attend GAA matches – 14 Jan 2019

FF not to replace departed councillor – 5 March 2009

FF councillor ‘upset’ over selection of Martin’s brother – 8 Jan 2009

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Micheal Martin’s brother defends decision to offer sympathy to family of paedophile – 16 Nov 2021

Micheal Martin’s brother proposed message of sympathy on death of child molester ex-mayor – 15 Nov 2016

Granddaughter relieved at death of abuser, ex-lord mayor of Cork – 16 Nov 2016

Sex assault victim angry over ex-mayor’s jail release – 19 Aug 2014

Former lord mayor of Cork jailed for a year for sex offences – 2 Dec 2013

MONEY….MONEY….MONEY

13 May 2018 Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin worth almost €3m.

Here’s how Micheál Martin justifies his €30k salary top-up – 16 Jan 2016

Taoiseach Micheál Martin breached public health guidelines at prohibited event honouring his father  – 3 April 2021

Micheal Martin Bio

  • November 2018, Varadkar and Martin argued over carbon tax increases led to the Dáil almost being adjourned for the day.  Martin was given the decision in December 2018 on whether to enter into talks to renegotiate the confidence-and-supply deal.
  • December 2018, Martin ruled out a 2019 general election, agreeing to a one-year extension between his party and Fine Gael in Ireland’s “national interest.
  • 2011 to present Leader of Fianna Fail
  • 17 March 2010, he met President of the United States Barack Obama in the White House, alongside Taoiseach Brian Cowen
  • 26 May 2010, he met with senior Chinese leaders in Beijing, to discuss relations between China and Ireland,
  • 27 May 2010-Martin calls for Chinese on Leaving Cert
  • 2008 to 2011 Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • 2004 to 2008 Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment

  • 2000 to 2004  Minister for Health and Children

  • Martin was notable for introducing a ban on tobacco smoking in all Irish workplaces
  • established the Health Service Executive and abolished the local Health Boards. (centralisation – globalism)
  • 1997 to 2000 Minister for Education and Science
  • 1992 to 1993 Lord Mayor of Cork
  • 1989 – present day – Teachta Dála (TD) for Cork South-Central since 1989.
  • 1985 – elected to Cork City Council

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