Ray MacSharry
Ray MacSharry
Former Minister for Finance, Ireland

Raymond MacSharry is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Tánaiste from March 1982 to December 1982, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development from 1989 to 1993, Minister for the Public Service in 1987, Minister for Finance from March 1982 to December 1982 and 1987 to 1988, Minister for Agriculture from 1979 to 1981, Minister of State at the Department of the Public Service 1978 to 1979. He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Sligo-Leitrim constituency from 1969 to 1988. He also served as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Ireland.