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TREVOR Ó CLOCHARTAIGH ( born 14 March 1968) is an Irish politician who has served as a Senator for the Agricultural Panel
Agricultural Panel
since April 2011.

Ó Clochartaigh was born and raised in Huddersfield
Huddersfield
, England. His parents came from the Connemara
Connemara
area of County Galway
County Galway
. He attended NUI Galway
NUI Galway
, graduating with a Commerce degree. He worked in Irish language theatre, and is a former manager and artistic director of An Taiḃḋearc . He also worked in television production as producer of Fair City
Fair City
and Ros na Rún
Ros na Rún
, and in community development projects.

He first entered politics as a member of the Labour Party , unsuccessfully contesting the Connemara
Connemara
area of Galway County Council at the 2004 local elections . He subsequently left Labour and joined Sinn Féin, and was the party's candidate at the 2009 local elections and for Dáil Éireann
Dáil Éireann
in the Galway West constituency at the 2011 general election , but was not elected.

In April 2011, he was elected to Seanad Éireann
Seanad Éireann
on the Agricultural Panel and was re-elected in April 2016.

In November 2017, he left Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
, citing "serious disciplinary issues" within the party. However Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
claim that Trevor left the party because "he was worried that a democratic vote of party members in the constituency would not select him to contest the election" and that just days before his leaving he had been advocating that two candidates instead of just one should be nominated at the Party's local selection convention.

REFERENCES

* ^ "Mr. Trevor Ó Clochartaigh". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 16 January 2013. * ^ A B Collins, Stephen (2011). Nealon's Guide to the 31st Dáil and 24th Seanad. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. p. 199. ISBN 9780717150595 . * ^ A B " Trevor Ó Clochartaigh
Trevor Ó Clochartaigh
profile". Sinn Féin. Retrieved 27 April 2011. * ^ A B "Trevor Ó Clochartaigh". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 27 April 2011. * ^ "Counting continues in Seanad election". RTÉ News
RTÉ News
. 27 April 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2011. * ^ @OireachtasNews (26 April 2016). " Seanad Éireann
Seanad Éireann
- Result of the 13th Count - #25thSeanad #seeforyourself" (Tweet) – via Twitter . * ^ Christina Finn, Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
senator quits, alleging \'serious disciplinary issues\' in the party, TheJournal.ie November 30, 2017. * ^ Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
response to Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh resignation., SinnFein.ie November 30, 2017.

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* CATHAOIRLEACH Paddy Burke
Paddy Burke
(FG) * LEADER OF THE SEANAD Maurice Cummins (FG)

ADMINISTRATIVE PANEL

* Martin Conway (FG) * Mark Daly (FF) * Michael W. D\'Arcy (FG) * John Kelly (Lab) * Denis Landy (Lab) * Tom Sheahan (FG) * Diarmuid Wilson (FF)

AGRICULTURAL PANEL

* Paul Bradford (FG, then RI) * Paddy Burke
Paddy Burke
(FG) * Michael Comiskey (FG) * James Heffernan (Lab, then SD) * Paschal Mooney (FF) * Trevor Ó Clochartaigh
Trevor Ó Clochartaigh
(SF) * Brian Ó Domhnaill
Brian Ó Domhnaill
(FF) * Denis O\'Donovan (FF) * Susan O\'Keeffe (Lab) * Pat O\'Neill (FG) * Jim Walsh (FF)

CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL PANEL

* Thomas Byrne (FF) * Deirdre Clune (FG) * John Gilroy (Lab) * Michael Mullins (FG) * Labhrás Ó Murchú (FF)

INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL PANEL

* Colm Burke (FG) * Paul Coghlan (FG) * Jimmy Harte (Lab) * Imelda Henry (FG) * Marc MacSharry (FF) * Catherine Noone (FG) * Averil Power (FF, then Ind) * Kathryn Reilly
Kathryn Reilly
(SF) * Mary White (FF)

LABOUR PANEL

* Terry Brennan (FG) * David Cullinane (SF) * Maurice Cummins (FG) * Fidelma Healy Eames (FG) * Cáit Keane (FG) * Terry Leyden (FF) * Marie Moloney (Lab) * Tony Mulcahy (FG) * Darragh O\'Brien (FF) * Ned O\'Sullivan (FF) * John Whelan (Lab)

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND

* John Crown (Ind) * Rónán Mullen
Rónán Mullen
(Ind) * Feargal Quinn (Ind)

UNIVERSITY OF DUBLIN

* Ivana Bacik
Ivana Bacik
(Lab) * Sean Barrett (Ind) * David Norris (Ind)

NOMINATED BY THE TAOISEACH

* Eamonn Coghlan
Eamonn Coghlan
(Ind, then FG) * Jim D\'Arcy (FG) * Aideen Hayden (Lab) * Lorraine Higgins (Lab) * Fiach Mac Conghail (Ind) * Martin McAleese (Ind) * Mary Moran (Lab) * Mary Ann O\'Brien (Ind) * Marie-Louise O\'Donnell (Ind) * Jillian van Turnhout (Ind) * Katherine Zappone (Ind)

ELECTED OR APPOINTED LATER

* 2013 Hildegarde Naughton (FG) * 2014 Gerard Craughwell (Ind) * 2015 Máiría Cahill (Lab)

* FF: Fianna Fáil
Fianna Fáil
* FG: Fine Gael
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* Lab: Labour Party * RI: Renua Ireland
Renua Ireland
* SD: Social Democrats * SF: Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
* Ind: Independent

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* CATHAOIRLEACH Denis O\'Donovan (FF) * LEADER OF THE SEANAD Jerry Buttimer (FG)

ADMINISTRATIVE PANEL

* Martin Conway (FG) * Mark Daly (FF) * John Dolan (Ind) * Maura Hopkins (FG) * Kevin Humphreys (Lab) * Niall Ó Donnghaile
Niall Ó Donnghaile
(SF) * Diarmuid Wilson (FF)

AGRICULTURAL PANEL

* Victor Boyhan (Ind) * Paddy Burke
Paddy Burke
(FG) * Maria Byrne (FG) * Rose Conway-Walsh (SF) * Paul Daly (FF) * Denis Landy (Lab) * Tim Lombard (FG) * Trevor Ó Clochartaigh
Trevor Ó Clochartaigh
(SF, then Ind) * Brian Ó Domhnaill
Brian Ó Domhnaill
(FF) * Denis O\'Donovan (FF) * Grace O\'Sullivan (GP)

CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL PANEL

* Lorraine Clifford-Lee (FF) * Gabrielle McFadden (FG) * Kieran O\'Donnell (FG) * Keith Swanick (FF) * Fintan Warfield
Fintan Warfield
(SF)

INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL PANEL

* Catherine Ardagh (FF) * Frances Black (Ind) * Colm Burke (FG) * Paul Coghlan (FG) * Aidan Davitt (FF) * Gerry Horkan (FF) * Pádraig Mac Lochlainn
Pádraig Mac Lochlainn
(SF) * Catherine Noone (FG) * Aodhán Ó Ríordáin
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin
(Lab)

LABOUR PANEL

* Jerry Buttimer (FG) * Gerard Craughwell (Ind) * Máire Devine
Máire Devine
(SF) * Robbie Gallagher (FF) * Paul Gavan (SF) * Terry Leyden (FF) * Jennifer Murnane O\'Connor (FF) * Ged Nash (Lab) * Joe O\'Reilly (FG) * Ned O\'Sullivan (FF) * Neale Richmond
Neale Richmond
(FG)

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND

* Alice Mary Higgins (Ind) * Michael McDowell (Ind) * Rónán Mullen
Rónán Mullen
(Ind)

UNIVERSITY OF DUBLIN

* Ivana Bacik
Ivana Bacik
(Lab) * David Norris (Ind) * Lynn Ruane
Lynn Ruane
(Ind)

NOMINATED BY THE TAOISEACH

* Ray Butler (FG) * Paudie Coffey (FG) * Frank Feighan
Frank Feighan
(FG) * Joan Freeman (Ind) * Colette Kelleher (Ind) * Billy Lawless (Ind) * Michelle Mulherin (FG) * Pádraig Ó Céidigh (Ind) * Marie-Louise O\'Donnell (Ind) * John O\'Mahony (FG) * James Reilly (FG)

* FF: Fianna Fáil
Fianna Fáil
* FG: Fine Gael
Fine Gael
* GP: Green Party * SF: Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
* Lab: Labour Party * Ind: Independent

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HISTORY

* History of Sinn Féin
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* Abstentionism

* Armalite and ballot box strategy
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* Clann na hÉireann * Cumann na nGaedheal (1900) * Comhairle na dTeachtaí * Éire Nua * Election results * Fianna Fáil
Fianna Fáil
* Fine Gael
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* Gaelic American * German Plot * Provisional IRA * Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
Manifesto 1918 * Sinn Féin
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MPs * Sinn Féin
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(newspaper) * Sinn Féin
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LEADERSHIP

PRESIDENTS

* Edward Martyn (1905–08) * John Sweetman (1908–11) * Arthur Griffith
Arthur Griffith
(1911–17) * Éamon de Valera
Éamon de Valera
(1917–26) * John J. O\'Kelly (Sceilg) (1926–31) * Brian O\'Higgins (1931–33) * Michael O\'Flanagan (1933–35) * Cathal Ó Murchadha (1935–37) * Margaret Buckley (1937–50) * Paddy McLogan (1950–52) * Tomás Ó Dubhghaill (1952–54) * Paddy McLogan (1954–62) * Tomás Mac Giolla
Tomás Mac Giolla
(1962–70) * Ruairí Ó Brádaigh
Ruairí Ó Brádaigh
(1970–83) * Gerry Adams
Gerry Adams
(1983–2018) * Mary Lou McDonald (2018–present)

VICE PRESIDENTS

* John Sweetman (1905–07) * Arthur Griffith
Arthur Griffith
(1905–08; 1917–22) * Bulmer Hobson (1907–10) * Jennie Wyse Power (1911–) * Thomas Kelly (1911–) * Fr. Michael O\'Flanagan (1917–23) * P. J. Ruttledge (1923–26) * Mary MacSwiney * John Madden * John J. O\'Kelly (1931-33) * Margaret Buckley (1933–35; 1952–60) * Liam Raul (1933-37) * Tom Maguire (1935-37) * Seamus Mitchell * Padraig de Paor * Criostóir O'Neill * Michael Traynor (1950–54; 1962) * Tomás Ó Dubhghaill (1950–52; 1954–62) * Tony Magan (1960–62) * Rory O'Driscoll (1962–63) * Larry Grogan (1962–69; 1970–71) * Seán Caughey (1963–65) * Joe Clarke (1966–72) * Cathal Goulding (1969–70) * Dáithí Ó Conaill (1971–78; 1978–83) * Máire Drumm (1972–76) * Joe Cahill (1976–78) * Gerry Adams
Gerry Adams
(1978–83) * Phil Flynn (1983–85) * John Joe McGirl (1985–88) * Pat Doherty (1988–2009) * Mary Lou McDonald (2009–2018) * Michelle O\'Neill (2018–present)

SEANAD LEADERS

* Pearse Doherty (2007–10) * David Cullinane (2011–16) * Rose Conway-Walsh (2016–)

NORTHERN IRELAND LEADERS

* Gerry Adams
Gerry Adams
(1998–2007) * Martin McGuinness (2007–17) * Michelle O\'Neill (2017–)

CHAIRPERSONS

* Seán MacManus (1984–90) * Tom Hartley (1990–96) * Mitchel McLaughlin
Mitchel McLaughlin
(1996–2005) * Mary Lou McDonald (2005–09) * Declan Kearney
Declan Kearney
(2009–)

GENERAL SECRETARIES

* Joe Cahill * Cathleen Knowles * Tom Hartley (1984–86) * Joe Reilly (1986–88) * Lucilita Bhreatnach (1988–2003) * Mitchel McLaughlin
Mitchel McLaughlin
(2003–07) * Rita O\'Hare (2007–09) * Dawn Doyle (2009–)

DIRECTORS OF PUBLICITY

* Seán Ó Brádaigh (1960–79) * Danny Morrison (1979–90) * Rita O\'Hare (1990–98) * Dawn Doyle (1998–2008) * Rosaleen Doherty (2008–)

PARTY STRUCTURES

* Leader of Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
* Ardfheis * Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
Front Bench * Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
Republican Youth * An Phoblacht * Friends of Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

* Martin McGuinness (2011 )

ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES

DáIL ÉIREANN

* Gerry Adams
Gerry Adams
* John Brady * Pat Buckley * Seán Crowe * David Cullinane * Pearse Doherty * Dessie Ellis
Dessie Ellis
* Martin Ferris
Martin Ferris
* Kathleen Funchion * Martin Kenny
Martin Kenny
* Mary Lou McDonald * Denise Mitchell * Imelda Munster
Imelda Munster
* Carol Nolan
Carol Nolan
* Jonathan O\'Brien * Eoin Ó Broin * Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin
Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin
* Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire * Louise O\'Reilly * Aengus Ó Snodaigh
Aengus Ó Snodaigh
* Maurice Quinlivan * Brian Stanley * Peadar Tóibín
Peadar Tóibín

SEANAD ÉIREANN

* Rose Conway-Walsh * Máire Devine
Máire Devine
* Paul Gavan * Pádraig Mac Lochlainn
Pádraig Mac Lochlainn
* Niall Ó Donnghaile
Niall Ó Donnghaile
* Fintan Warfield
Fintan Warfield

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

* Martina Anderson * Lynn Boylan * Matt Carthy * Liadh Ní Riada
Liadh Ní Riada

NORTHERN IRELAND ASSEMBLY

* Caoimhe Archibald
Caoimhe Archibald
* Cathal Boylan
Cathal Boylan
* Michaela Boyle * Linda Dillon
Linda Dillon
* Jemma Dolan
Jemma Dolan
* Sinéad Ennis
Sinéad Ennis
* Megan Fearon * Órlaithí Flynn * Colm Gildernew * Declan Kearney
Declan Kearney
* Catherine Kelly * Gerry Kelly
Gerry Kelly
* Seán Lynch * Alex Maskey
Alex Maskey
* Declan McAleer
Declan McAleer
* Raymond McCartney * Fra McCann * Philip McGuigan
Philip McGuigan
* Ian Milne
Ian Milne
* Karen Mullan
Karen Mullan
* Conor Murphy
Conor Murphy
* Carál Ní Chuilín
Carál Ní Chuilín
* John O\'Dowd * Máirtín Ó Muilleoir
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir
* Michelle O\'Neill * Emma Rogan * Pat Sheehan

House of Commons (Abstentionist )

* Mickey Brady * Michelle Gildernew
Michelle Gildernew
* Chris Hazzard
Chris Hazzard
* Paul Maskey * Elisha McCallion * Barry McElduff
Barry McElduff
* Francie Molloy

LISTS

* List of current Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
elected representatives

ALLIANCES

* European United Left–Nordic G

.