Clare Daly

Clare Daly (born 16 April 1968) is an Irish politician who has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Ireland for the Dublin constituency since July 2019. She is a member of Independents 4 Change, part of The Left in the European Parliament – GUE/NGL. She served as a Teachta Dála (TD) from 2011 to 2019.[1]

Clare Daly
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
2 July 2019
Teachta Dála
In office
February 2016  July 2019
ConstituencyDublin Fingal
In office
February 2011  February 2016
ConstituencyDublin North
Personal details
Born (1968-04-16) 16 April 1968 (age 53)
Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland
Political party Ireland: I4C
Other political
United Left (2013–15)
Socialist Party (1996–2012)
Labour Party (until 1989)
Spouse(s)Michael Murphy (m. 1999)
Alma materDublin City University

Daly was elected as a Socialist Party TD for the Dublin North constituency at the 2011 general election.[2] Previously a Socialist Party Councillor for the Swords electoral area on Fingal County Council, she resigned from the Socialist Party on 31 August 2012, redesignating herself as a United Left Alliance TD.[3]