- For the US cinematographer, see James Glennon.
May 2002 – May 2007
June 2000 – May 2002
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Glennon was born in Skerries, County Dublin in 1953. He was educated at Mount St. Joseph's school in Roscrea, County Tipperary. A former rugby union international he was capped six times for Ireland as a second row forward. He is a former coach and manager to the Leinster senior team and is also a former manager to the Ireland under 19 and Ireland under 21 teams.
Glennon first held political office when he was elected to Seanad Éireann in a by-election. He remained there until 2002 when he was elected to Dáil Éireann at the 2002 general election. Glennon was Vice-chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs from 2002 to 2007. He was also a member of the Oireachtas Transport Committee and of the Oireachtas Committee on Procedures and Privileges. Glennon has chaired a session of the Dublin Forum – a Fianna Fáil project to allow Dublin residents discuss issues of political significance. He was part of the TV3 Rugby World Cup coverage in 2007.
In October 2006, Glennon surprisingly announced that he would not be standing at the 2007 general election.
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