Charlie McConalogue becomes Minister for Argiculture

An Taoiseach, Micheal Martin, has appointed his 3rd Minister for Agriculture, Food and The Marine since he took hold off office in June 2020. Charlie McConalogue takes the ministerial brief following the departure of Dara Calleary in August, he took the role from Barry Cowen in July. President Micheal D. Higgins appointed Mr. McConalogue as Minister on Wednesday the 2nd of September, 2020, presenting him with is Seal of Office.

Charlie McConalogue represents the Donegal Constituency. He is from Inisowen.

On twitter the new Minister said: "It is my honour to be appointed Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine by An Taoiseach and to receive the seal of office from the President. Many thanks for all for the warm messages of support and I very much look forward to all the work ahead"