Ms Kathleen Lynch TD

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Minister of State, Department of Health and Department of Justice, Equality and Defence with responsibility for Disability, Equality, Mental Health and Older People

Business Address:Department of Health, Hawkins House, Dublin 2

Marital Status:Married with 4 children

Occupation: Public Representative

Appointed Minister of State for Disability, Equality, Mental Health and Older People in the Department of Health and Department of Justice, Equality and Defence, 10th March 2011. Minister Lynch was elected to Cork Corporation in 1985 and first elected to Dáil Eireann in 1994. She was subsequently elected again in 2002 and has retained her seat since.

Minister Lynch was a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health, 2007, Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights 2002-2007 and member of Joint Committee on Enterprise and Small Business, 2002 - May 2006.