> Skip to content

Born in Roosky, County Roscommon November 1932, Albert Reynolds served as Ireland's eighth Taoiseach from 1992 to 1994 and was a pivotal player in the advancement of the Northern Ireland peace process during that time.

Reynolds was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil TD for Longford-Westmeath in 1977 after an early career as a successful businessman, and continued to be re-elected as a TD until his retirement in 2002. In that time he served as Minister for Finance (1988-1991), Minister for Industry & Commerce (1987-1988), Minister for Industry & Energy (1982), Minister for Transport (1980-1981) and Minister for Post & Telegraphs (1979-1981).

He is married with seven children.


Albert Reynolds: My Autobiography Albert Reynolds

The bestselling autobiography of Albert Reynolds, former Taoiseach and key player in the Northern Ireland peace process.

Buy now
Buy now