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Catherine Martin (politician)

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Leader  Eamon Ryan
Nationality  Irish
Spouse(s)  Francis Noel Duffy
Education  University College Dublin
Constituency  Dublin Rathdown
Preceded by  Mary White
Political party  Green Party
Children  3
Party  Green Party
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Full Name  Catherine Martin
Born  7 December 1972 (age 44) Monaghan, Monaghan, Ireland (1972-12-07)

Catherine Martin (born 7 December 1972) is an Irish Green Party politician and a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin Rathdown constitueny, upon being elected at the 2016 general election. She is the Deputy Leader of the Green Party since 2011.


She was a member of Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council from 2014 to 2016.

Personal life

Catherine is a mother of three, and had been a teacher of English and Music at St. Tiernan’s Community School in Dundrum for 15 years prior to being elected to the Dáil. She is married to Francis Duffy, a Green Party politician who is the Deputy Mayor of the South Dublin County Council.

Political career

Catherine joined the Green Party in 2007, and was elected as Deputy Leader of the Green Party in 2011. In 2014 she was elected to the Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council, and was elected to the Dáil in the 2016 General Election, after receiving 4,122 first preference votes.

She is the Green Party's Education Spokesperson.

Current involvement

Catherine is a member of:

  1. Dublin Dún Laoghaire Education Training Board
  2. Dublin Mid Leinster Regional Health Forum
  3. DLR Sports Partnership
  4. The Board of Management of Stillorgan College of Further Education
  5. The Board of Management of Dundrum College of Further Education


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