| Simon Coveney |
|Born||Simon Anthony Coveney|
|Parents|| • Hugh Coveney|
• Pauline Coveney
Simon Coveney (born 16 June 1972) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as Tánaiste since November 2017, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade and Deputy Leader of Fine Gael since June 2017. He has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork South-Central constituency since 1998. He previously served as Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government from 2016 to 2017, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine from 2011 to 2016 and Minister for Defence from 2014 to 2016. He served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the South constituency from 2004 to 2007.
In June 2019, Simon Coveney tweeted:
Event Participated in
- "Simon Coveney". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 7 March 2009.
- "This minister is heading to the secretive Bilderberg summit – but in a 'private capacity'". TheJournal.ie. 28 May 2014. Archived from the original on 8 June 2015.
- "Ireland announces €5m in funding for the Palestinian people"