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Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform
TD for Dublin West
Re-elected to Dáil Éireann, May 2007. Appointed Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, June 2007.
Minister of State at the Department of Health and Children (with special responsibilty for Children) 2002-07.

Chairman of the All Party Oireachtas Committee on the Constitution 1997-2002.

Member of the Committee on Procedure and Privileges 1997-2002.

Member of Forum for Peace and Reconciliation 2001.

Member Incorporated Council of Law Reporting.

Member of Criminal Injuries Compensation Board 1992-95.

Member of the Garda Complaints Appeal Board 1992-95.

Son of the late Brian Lenihan, former Tánaiste and Minister, and brother of Conor Lenihan, TD for Dublin South West and Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Brian's aunt is Deputy Mary O'Rourke, former Deputy Leader of Fianna Fáil. Relevant websites: www.brianlenihan.ie. www.justice.ie

Brian Lenihan
TD for Dublin West
Laurel Lodge Shopping Centre, Dublin 15
Tel: 01 6028384 or (01) 822 0970
Fax: 01 6028351 or (01) 822 0972
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Born Dublin May 1959. Married to Patricia Ryan, one son, one daughter. Educated Belvedere College, Dublin: Trinity College, Dublin (Foundation Scholar, First Class Honours BA (Moderatorship in Legal Science): Cambridge University (First Class Honours LLB): Kings Inns. Full time public representative and former Lecturer in Law. First elected at bye-election 1996 (caused by death of his father, Brian).

Thursday  7pm Huntstown Community Centre
Thursday 8pm St. Brigid's Community Centre, Blanchardstown
Monday 12:30pm With Cllr Margaret Richardson at Blakestown Resource Centre.

Speech by Minister Brian Lenihan at the Annual Sean Moylan Commemoration, Kiskeam, Co. Cork I am very privileged to have the opportunity to address the Annual Commemoration of the life of Sean Moylan, outstanding soldier, politician and statesman who died 50 years ago next Friday.
14:00 12/11/2007 by Brian Lenihan

Remarks by Justice Minister Brian Lenihan on publication of the Criminal Law (Human Trafficking)Bill 2007 I am pleased to be able to announce this morning the publication of the Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) Bill 2007 and other key measures being taken by the Government to tackle the sordid crime of human trafficking.
12:30 11/10/2007 by Brian Lenihan

Statement by Justice Minister Brian Lenihan on Tackling Crime debate in Dáil Éireann I very much welcome the opportunity afforded by this lengthy debate to hear the views of all parties of the House on the subject of tackling crime.
12:00 03/10/2007 by Brian Lenihan

Minister Lenihan announces appointment of new Garda Commissioner The Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Brian Lenihan TD, has announced that the Government has appointed Deputy Commissioner Fachtna Murphy to succeed Noel Conroy as Garda Commissioner upon his retirement in November.
12:30 05/09/2007 by Brian Lenihan