Michael Mulcahy (Irish politician)

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Michael Mulcahy
Teachta Dála
In office
May 2002 – February 2011
Constituency Dublin South–Central
Senator
In office
February 1993 – July 1997
Constituency Nominated by the Taoiseach
Personal details
Born (1960-06-23) 23 June 1960 (age 54)
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil
Alma mater Trinity College, Dublin

Michael Mulcahy (born 23 June 1960) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin South–Central constituency from 2002 to 2011.[1]

A barrister and graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, Mulcahy entered politics as a member of Dublin Corporation, where he served from 1985 to 2003. He was Lord Mayor of Dublin from 2001 to 2002. He is a son of John Mulcahy, the proprietor of The Phoenix magazine and founder of the Sunday Tribune newspaper.[2]

He was first elected to Dáil Éireann on his fifth attempt at the 2002 general election and was re-elected at the 2007 general election.[3]

He had previously served as a Senator in the 20th Seanad, to which he was nominated by the Taoiseach, Albert Reynolds.

He lost his seat at the 2011 general election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Michael Mulcahy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 5 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "John Mulcahy, Romance, rebellion ... and robert emmet". Irish Independent. 12 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Michael Mulcahy". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 5 October 2009. 
Civic offices
Preceded by
Maurice Ahern
Lord Mayor of Dublin
2001–2002
Succeeded by
Dermot Lacey
Oireachtas
Preceded by
Ben Briscoe
(Fianna Fáil)
Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Dublin South–Central
20022011
Succeeded by
Joan Collins
(People Before Profit Alliance)