John Carty (Irish politician)

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John Carty
Senator
In office
July 2007 – April 2011
Constituency Agricultural Panel
Teachta Dála
In office
May 2002 – May 2007
Constituency Mayo
Personal details
Born (1950-08-12)12 August 1950
County Mayo, Ireland
Died 30 January 2014(2014-01-30) (aged 63)
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil
Spouse(s) Kathleen Regan
Children 8

John Carty (12 August 1950 – 30 January 2014) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.[1] He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) from 2002 to 2007 and as a Senator from 2007 to 2011.

From Knock, County Mayo, Carty was elected at the 1999 local elections as a member of Mayo County Council for the Claremorris electoral area. At the 2002 general election, he was elected to Dáil Éireann for the Mayo constituency. He lost his seat at the 2007 general election, but was subsequently elected to the Seanad on the Agricultural Panel.[2] He did not contest the 2011 Seanad election. Carty died on 30 January 2014 at the age of 63. He was survived by a wife and eight children.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. John Carty". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 18 February 2008. 
  2. ^ "John Carty". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 18 February 2008. 
  3. ^ "Former FF TD Carty dies aged 63". Irish Independent. 31 January 2014. 
Oireachtas
Preceded by
Tom Moffatt
(Fianna Fáil)
Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Mayo
2002–2007
Succeeded by
Dara Calleary
(Fianna Fáil)