Brendan Carr (politician)
|Lord Mayor of Dublin|
June 2016 – June 2017
|Preceded by||Críona Ní Dhálaigh|
|Succeeded by||Mícheál Mac Donncha|
|Dublin City Councillor|
Assumed office |
June 1999 – June 2009
|Political party||Labour Party|
|Alma mater||National College of Ireland|
He was first elected to Dublin City Council at the 1999 local elections as a member for the Cabra-Glasnevin local electoral area. He was re-elected in 2004 but did not contest the 2009 local elections. He returned to Dublin City Council representing the Cabra-Finglas area at the 2014 Local Elections
Carr is a SIPTU trade union official.
He was elected Lord Mayor of Dublin in June 2016 with 34 votes from Labour, Fine Gael, Sinn Féin, the Green Party and Independents beating PBPA candidate Tina McVeigh (9 votes) and Fianna Fáil candidate Paul McAuliffe (8 votes).
In his first speech to Dublin City Council as Lord Mayor, Carr said that following the UK's vote to leave the European Union on 23 June 2016, he would contact Mayor of London Sadiq Khan "to establish a working group to ensure..strong bonds" were maintained between the two capital cities.
- "Bredan Carr - elextionsireland.org".
- RTÉ News - Labour's Brendan Carr elected Lord Mayor of Dublin (June 2016)
- "Labour Cllr Brendan Carr elected Lord Mayor of Dublin". (June 2016)
Críona Ní Dhálaigh
| Lord Mayor of Dublin
Mícheál Mac Donncha
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