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Eamon O Cuiv

Age: 60

Family: Married to Aine (Ni Choincheannain), with whom he has three sons and a daughter.

Constituency: Galway West

First Elected as TD: 1992

Cabinet experience: Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs (2002-2010), Minister for Social Protection (2010-present), added responsibilities as Minister for Defence and Environment (2011-present)

Irish Independent