Chris O'Malley

Christopher Gerard O'Malley (born 9 June 1959) is a former Irish politician. He was appointed to the European Parliament in 1986 as a Fine Gael member for the Dublin constituency following the resignation of Richie Ryan.[1] He lost his seat at the 1989 European election. In 2003, he was co-opted for the Labour Party to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council to replace Eamon Gilmore. He lost his seat at the 2004 local elections.

In November 2007, he was appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Regional and International Development) at the University of Wales, Newport.[2]

He is the grandson of Kevin O'Higgins, the government minister assassinated in 1927. He is married to Labour Party Senator Aideen Hayden.

See also


  1. "Chris O'Malley". Retrieved 10 April 2009.
  2. "Uniview Issue 12" (PDF). University of Wales, Newport. 1 November 2007. Retrieved 2 May 2008.

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