Ted Tynan

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Ted Tynan
Cork City Councillor
Assumed office
Constituency Cork North East
Personal details
Nationality Irish
Political party Workers' Party of Ireland

Timothy "Ted" Tynan is an Irish politician. He is member of Cork City Council and a member of the Workers' Party of Ireland.

Tynan contested local elections again in 1999 and 2004 when he increased his vote significantly and narrowly failed to win a seat.[1]

In the June 2009, Tynan was elected to Cork City Council again, on the final count in the Cork City North East ward.[2] He unsuccessfully contested the Cork North–Central constituency in the 2011 Irish general election. He is a member of Cork City council's Housing, Recreation and Environment committees.[3]

On 1 May 2013, gardaí arrested five members of the Campaign Against Home and Water Taxes, including Tynan and fellow Cork City Councillor Mick Barry, during a midday protest inside the Patrick Street branch of the Bank of Ireland in the city. People gathered on the street. Cllr Tynan said he felt a need to stand up against austerity.[4]


  1. ^ http://www.electionsireland.org/candidate.cfm?id=3099 Elections Ireland database site
  2. ^ Ted Tynan Elected Cork Politics Website, 7 June 2009
  3. ^ http://www.corkcity.ie/yourcouncil/membershipofcommittees/
  4. ^ "Councillors arrested at protest outside branch of Bank of Ireland in Cork". RTÉ News (Raidió Teilifís Éireann). 1 May 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.