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Pádraig Flynn

Personal data
Date of birth9 May 1939(age 77)
Place of birthCastlebar, County Mayo, Ireland
Political partyFianna Fáil
Alma materSt Patrick's College of Education
European Commissioner
representing Ireland
In office1993 - 1999
Succeeded byDavid Byrne
Preceded byRay MacSharry
Teachta Dála
In office1977 - 1993
ConstituencyMayo West
Succeeded byMichael Ring
Preceded byMyles Staunton

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Pádraig "Pee" Flynn (born 9 May 1939) is a former Irish politician. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) in 1977. He was returned at each subsequent election until 1993. During this time he served as Minister for Trade, Commerce and Tourism (1982), Minister for the Environment (1987 91), Minister for Justice (1992 93) and Minister for Industry and Commerce (1992 93). Flynn served as European Commissioner from 1993 until 1999.

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