Seán McCarthy (Cork politician)

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Seán McCarthy (died 14 March 1974) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. A teacher by profession, he was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork South–East constituency at the 1944 general election[1] but lost his seat at the 1948 general election.[2] He was re-elected for the Cork Borough constituency at the 1951 general election and held his seat until he retired from national politics at the 1965 general election. McCarthy also served as Lord Mayor of Cork on four occasions, from 1949–1951, 1958–59, 1963–64 and 1966–67.

He was president of the GAA from 1932 to 1935.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Seán McCarthy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 9 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "Seán MacCarthy". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 9 December 2008. 
  3. ^ "GAA Presidents". Gaelic Athletic Association. Retrieved 2014-09-02. 
  4. ^ "‘As a Gael should meet Gaels’ – The Gaelic Athletic Association in the Irish Free State". Retrieved 2014-09-02. 
Civic offices
Preceded by
Michael Sheehan
Lord Mayor of Cork
1949–1951
Succeeded by
Walter Furlong
Preceded by
Richard V. Jago
Lord Mayor of Cork
1958–59
Succeeded by
Jane Dowdall
Preceded by
Seán Casey
Lord Mayor of Cork
1963–64
Succeeded by
Gus Healy
Preceded by
Seán Casey
Lord Mayor of Cork
1966–67
Succeeded by
Pearse Wyse