Friday 24 November 2017


Name: Tom Parlon

Age: 57

Family: Married, five children

Position: Chief executive, Construction Industry Federation

Education: Roscrea CBS and Gurteen Agricultural College

Career: Involved in the farming movement from a young age before becoming president of the Irish Farmers' Association in 1997. Entered politics in 2002, rose to president of the Progressive Democrats and Minister at the Office of Public Works.

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