Phil Hogan resigns from Dail to take up EU Commissioner job
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Phil Hogan resigns from Dail to take up EU Commissioner job

hoganThe former Environment Minister has formally submitted his resignation from the Oireachtas, to take up his role as EU Commissioner.

The Fine Gael TD for Carlow Kilkenny was first elected in 1987, he’s thanked you – his constituents – for your support over the past 27 years.

His new role as EU Agriculture Commissioner take effect from tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the Former IFA President, John Bryan says he’s giving careful consideration to standing in the upcoming Carlow/Kilkenny bye-election.

The election to fill the seat being vacated by Mr Hogan is set to take place early next year.

Speaking to KCLR this week,  Inistioge man Bryan says he will make his decision in the next week or two.

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