Eoghan Murphy Wiki – Eoghan Murphy Biography
Eoghan Murphy is an Irish former Fine Gael politician who was a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin Bay South constituency until 27 April 2021, and previously from 2011 to 2016 for the Dublin South-East constituency. He previously served as Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government from 2017 to 2020 and Minister of State at the Department of Finance from 2016 to 2017. He studied at St Michael’s College. He went on to study at University College Dublin (BA, English & Philosophy), and King’s College London (MA, International Relations). Prior to entering politics, he worked in international arms control, specifically in the area of nuclear weapons disarmament. He has worked for the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) in Geneva, Switzerland, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin, and before his election to Dublin City Council, he was working as a speechwriter he supported ending the “triple lock” requirement for Irish military deployment to have United Nations Security Council support, on the ground that it makes Ireland subject to Russia’s veto power.
He was elected to Dublin City Council at the 2009 local elections for the local electoral area of Pembroke–Rathmines. He vacated his council seat upon election to the Dáil at the 2011 general election. In the 31st Dáil, he sat on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis. After the 2016 general election, Murphy was appointed as Minister of State for Financial Services, eGovernment, and Public Procurement at the Departments of Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform. Following Leo Varadkar’s appointment as Taoiseach, Murphy was promoted to the cabinet, as Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government in June 2017. On 25 September 2018, he survived a motion of no confidence which had been tabled by Sinn Féin. The motion was defeated by 59 to 49 votes. In December 2019, another motion of no confidence was tabled against him, this time by the Social Democrats. The motion was defeated by 59 votes to 56. On 27 April 2021, he resigned his seat in Dáil Éireann and announced that he would return to the international affairs line of work.
Eoghan Murphy Age
He was born on April 23, 1982 in Sandymount, Ireland.
Eoghan Murphy Family
His siblings are Killian Scott, and Colin Murphy.
Eoghan Murphy Instagram
Eoghan Murphy’s Instagram account is @eoghan.murphy.td.