Alan Gillis

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Alan Gillis
Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 July 1994 – 11 June 1999
Personal details
Born(1936-09-22)22 September 1936
County Kildare, Ireland
Died6 May 2022(2022-05-06) (aged 85)
County Wicklow, Ireland
Political partyFine Gael
Spouse(s)Irene Gillis

Alan Leslie Gillis (22 September 1936 – 6 May 2022)[1] was an Irish Fine Gael politician and Farmers' leader. He was president of the Irish Farmers' Association from 1990 to 1994. He was elected to the European Parliament at the 1994 European election for the Leinster constituency. He was a member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development in the European Parliament.

He lost his seat at the 1999 European election to party running mate Avril Doyle. He stood unsuccessfully as a candidate at the 2007 general election in the Kildare South constituency.[2]

He died on 6 May 2022.[3]


  1. ^ "Alan gillis death notice". The Irish Times. 7 May 2022. Retrieved 14 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Alan Gillis". Archived from the original on 20 May 2009. Retrieved 10 April 2009.
  3. ^ "Fine Gael stalwart and former MEP Alan Gillis dies". The Irish Times. 8 May 2022. Retrieved 15 May 2022.

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