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Ray MacSharry

Personal data
Date of birth29 April 1938(age 78)
Place of birthSligo, Ireland
Political partyFianna Fáil
SpouseElaine MacSharry
European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development
In office6 January 1989 - 4 January 1993
Succeeded byRené Steichen
Preceded byFrans Andriessen
Irish European Commissioner
In office6 January 1989 - 4 January 1993
Succeeded byPádraig Flynn
Preceded byPeter Sutherland
Minister for the Public Service
In office10 March 1987 - 20 March 1987
Succeeded byJohn P. Wilson
Preceded byJohn Bruton
Minister for Finance
In office10 March 1987 - 24 November 1988
Succeeded byAlbert Reynolds
Preceded byJohn Bruton
In office9 March 1982 - 14 December 1982
Succeeded byAlan Dukes
Preceded byJohn Bruton
In office9 March 1982 - 14 December 1982
Succeeded byDick Spring
Preceded byMichael O'Leary
Minister for Agriculture
In office12 December 1979 - 30 June 1981
Succeeded byAlan Dukes
Preceded byJim Gibbons
Minister of State at the Department of the Public Service
In office1 January 1978 - 12 December 1979
Succeeded bySeán Calleary
Preceded byNew position

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Raymond (Ray) MacSharry (born 29 April 1938) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician, who served in a range of cabinet positions, most notably as Tánaiste, Minister for Finance and European Commissioner.

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