James Lawless (politician)

James Lawless
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
Constituency Kildare North
Personal details
Born Wexford, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil
Spouse(s) Ailish Lawless
Children 2
Alma mater Trinity College, Dublin
King's Inns
Profession Barrister
Religion Roman Catholicism
Website jameslawless.ie

James Lawless is a Fianna Fáil politician, and Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare North constituency, elected at the 2016 general election, on his first attempt.

He has been a member of Kildare County Council since 2014.[1]

Whilst a member of Kildare County Council, James served as Mayor of Naas prior to his election to Dáil Eireann.

In May 2016 James was appointed by the party leader Micheál Martin TD as Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Science, Technology, Research and Development. He is a member of the Energy & Communications Oireachtas Committee.


Preceded by
Emmet Stagg
Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Kildare North

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