Micheál Martin, TD
Tánaiste, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence
Micheál Martin is the Tánaiste, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence. He was appointed to these roles on 17 December 2022.
He served as Taoiseach from 27 June 2020 to 17 December 2022.
He has been leader of the Fianna Fáil party since February 2011.
Previously he has served as Lord Mayor of Cork in 1992-93 and has held four cabinet posts:
- Minister for Foreign Affairs (2008-2011)
- Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment (2004-2008)
- Minister for Health (2000-04)
- Minister for Education (1997-2000)
Micheál Martin was born in Turners Cross, Cork. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters degree in Political History from University College Cork.