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Major EU role for Cavan woman

Friday, 16th June, 2017 7:00am

Major EU role for Cavan woman

Patricia Reilly

Cavan woamn Patricia Reilly has been appointed to a senior role in the EU. Ms Reilly takes up the post of Deputy Chief of Staff for the EU commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics. In the new position Patricia will be guiding EU policy on Higher Education and Schools and will have a key role in negotiating with the European Parliament and the Council. Ms Reilly has worked with the EU Commission since 2010 with responsibilities around Science and Innovation. A qualified Vet, she holds a legal diploma from Kings Inns. Ms Reilly previously worked for the Department of Agriculture.

For a full interview with Patricia Reilly see the next edition of the Anglo Celt