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Ms Fiona O'LOUGHLIN (Ireland, ALDE)


In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe since 25/01/2021
  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe from 15/09/2020 to 25/01/2021

In the Assembly

  • since 15/09/2020 Representative - Ireland

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Member: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (from 25/04/2022 to 22/01/2023)
  • Ex officio (Rule 14.3 of the Rules of Procedure): Bureau of the Assembly (from 21/05/2021 to 18/05/2023)
  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 25/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 15/09/2020)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (since 15/09/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on External Relations (from 13/10/2022 to 22/01/2023)
  • Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Education, Youth and Sport (since 12/10/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (since 27/01/2022)
  • Vice-Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Education, Youth and Sport (from 25/01/2022 to 11/10/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Education, Youth and Sport (since 26/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (since 26/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Diasporas and Integration (from 26/01/2021 to 23/01/2022)
  • Alternate of Mr Robert TROY (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 23/01/2023)
  • Alternate of Mr Dara CALLEARY (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 24/01/2022 to 22/01/2023)
  • Alternate of Mr Paul GAVAN (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 15/09/2020 to 23/01/2022)
  • Alternate of Mr Robert TROY (Full Member): Sub-Committee on External Relations (since 23/01/2023)


Last speeches

21/06/2023 | 19:51:05 Thank you, Chair. Today, for many reasons is significant, in that the British government's Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill is being heard at report stage in the House of Lords. This Bill proposes an effective amnesty for those accused of killing or maiming people during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. While some amendments were made on the 8th of this month, the substance of the Bill remains intact. I wish to express my very grave concerns about this Bill, which... 20/06/2023 | 19:19:05 Thank you, Chair. I think this is a very, very timely report and I really want to congratulate the rapporteur. As we are emerging from the brutal trauma that was Covid, and we deal with new and emerging crises ever since, it's vitally important that we collaborate our respective and our collective learnings and experiences. And, of course, evaluate shortcomings that were there, and to help build a really strong and resilient health system and implement measures that will curb health... 25/04/2023 | 15:42:12 Thank you Mister President, What an honour and privilege it is for me as an Irish person, as an Irish woman, to address President Síofra O'Leary as the very first Irish person, and indeed the very first woman, to hold this prestigious post as President of the European Court of Human Rights. So dear President, President of the Commission of Ministers, President of the European Court of Human Rights, Madam Secretary General, ambassadors, and of course colleagues, The Russian Federation is... 24/01/2023 | 19:28:09 Thank you very much once again, Mister President. The road to Reykjavik has been a long journey, and we are only halfway there. I want to thank all of those who have shared this journey and lightened the load and gave me the trust to bring us to this stop on our journey. To those who engaged, I listened and did my very best to produce a collaborative report. Thank you to the Irish and Icelandic presidencies who have made this summit both a priority and a reality; to the Alliance of Liberals... 24/01/2023 | 16:36:15 Thank you, Mr President. And dear President, dear Mr Tiny KOX, Secretary General and colleagues, Europe, no doubt, is confronted with extraordinary and grave challenges and grave moments such as these must be matched by great ambition and that is why we are here on this day at this time. The Russian Federation is waging a brutal war of aggression against Ukraine in defiance of international law including the Council of Europe Statute, the Helsinki Final Act and the Charter of the United...