Aisling Dolan

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Aisling Dolan
Aisling Dolan.jpg
Senator
Assumed office
29 June 2020
ConstituencyNominated by the Taoiseach
Personal details
Born1975/76
Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partyFine Gael
EducationScoil Mhuire
Alma materNUI Galway[1]
Websiteaislingdolan.org

Aisling Dolan (born 1975/76) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as a Senator since June 2020, after being nominated by the Taoiseach.[2][3]

Political career[edit]

Dolan was elected to Galway County Council as an Independent candidate at the 2019 local elections.[4] She joined Fine Gael in November 2019.[5]

Dolan was an unsuccessful Fine Gael candidate in the 2020 general election for the Roscommon–Galway constituency.[6] She was appointed to the Seanad in June 2020.[3][6] Evelyn Francis Parsons was co-opted to Dolan's seat on Galway County Council following her nomination to the Seanad.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Pollboy, Ballinasloe, Dolan attended Scoil Mhuire and NUI Galway and received a postgraduate diploma in Applied Languages for Business.[1] Dolan worked in Dublin for Enterprise Ireland and Science Foundation Ireland, supporting Irish businesses and funding excellence in research.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Aisling Dolan". aislingdolan.
  2. ^ "Aisling Dolan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 7 July 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Taoiseach Micheál Martin announces his 11 Seanad nominees". thejournal.ie. The Journal. Retrieved 27 June 2020.
  4. ^ Tierney, Declan. "Fourth Count Ballinasloe LEA: Dolan the surprise package". connachttribune.ie.
  5. ^ a b "Cllr Aisling Dolan". Fine Gael. Retrieved 27 June 2020.
  6. ^ a b News, Shannonside (January 31, 2020). "GE20: Know your candidates for Roscommon-Galway".

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