Colm Markey

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Colm Markey

Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
20 November 2020
Personal details
Born (1972-01-03) 3 January 1972 (age 49)
Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland
Political party Irish:
Fine Gael
European People's Party

Colm Markey (born 3 January 1972) is an Irish politician who has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Ireland for the Midlands–North-West constituency since November 2020. He is a member of Fine Gael, part of the European People's Party.[1]

He was a member of Louth County Council from 2009 to 2020.[2] He is a former president of Macra na Feirme. In November 2020, he replaced Mairead McGuinness as an MEP in the European Parliament following her appointment as European Commissioner.


  1. ^ "Local councillor Colm Markey is set to be Ireland's newest MEP - but who is he?". 7 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Louth man Colm Markey "honoured" to replace Mairead McGuinness as MEP for Midlands North West constituenc". Dundalk Democrat. 8 September 2020.

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