Coveney

Coveney may refer to:

  • Hugh Coveney, an Irish politician
  • Patrick Coveney, the papal nuncio to Greece
  • Peter Coveney, physical chemist and science writer
  • Simon Coveney, an Irish politician
  • Coveney, Cambridgeshire, a village in Cambridgeshire

Other articles related to "coveney":

Jim Corr (politician)
... Teachta Dála (TD) Corr had a rivalry with Hugh Coveney for the second Fine Gael seat ... Coveney narrowly beat Corr at the 1981 general election, but Corr won by a larger margin in February 1982 ... with Dáil politics, Corr stood aside in November 1982, with Coveney regaining the seat ...
Coveney, Cambridgeshire
52°25′N 0°12′E / 52.42°N 0.2°E / 52.42 0.2 Coveney St ... Peter ad Vincula parish church Coveney OS grid reference TL496821 Civil parish Coveney District East Cambridgeshire Shire county Cambridgeshire Region East ... Coveney is on a small 'island' rising to 43 feet (13 m) above sea level, some 3.5 miles (6 km) west of Ely city as the crow flies, but nearly twice that distance by the ...
Hugh Coveney - Death
... In March 1998 it became publicly known that the Moriarty Tribunal had questioned Coveney about whether he had a secret offshore account with Ansbacher Bank, a bank which had become notorious for facilitating tax-evasion ... Ten days later, on 13 March 1998, Coveney visited his solicitor to change his will ... The next day, 14 March 1998, Coveney died in a fall from a seaside cliff while out walking alone ...
Simon Coveney - Political Career - Minister For Agriculture, Food and The Marine
... On 9 March 2011, Coveney was appointed Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine in the new Fine Gael-Labour Party coalition government ... Coveney provoked controversy when, in September 2011, he flew to Algeria on the government jet at a cost of more than €26,000 to the Irish taxpayer when there were ... While there, Coveney cut a ribbon at the opening of a supermarket in Oran ...
Simon Coveney - Political Career - Beginnings
... Coveney was elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fine Gael candidate for Cork South–Central in a by-election caused by the death of his father in 1998 ... In 2001 discipline in the parliamentary party broke down and Coveney came out against Bruton in a leadership heave ... Coveney was subsequently promoted to the position of deputy chief whip ...