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.
|Member of the European Parliament|
|Assumed office |
2 July 2019
February 2016 – July 2019
February 2011 – February 2016
|Born||16 April 1968|
Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland
|Political party|| Ireland: I4C|
|United Left (2013–15)|
Socialist Party (1996–2012)
Labour Party (until 1989)
|Spouse(s)||Michael Murphy (m. 1999)|
|Alma mater||Dublin City University|
Daly was elected as a Socialist Party TD for the Dublin North constituency at the 2011 general election. 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.