Ciarán Lynch

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Ciarán Lynch
Ciarán Lynch 2014.jpg
Teachta Dála
In office
May 2007 – February 2016
Constituency Cork South-Central
Personal details
Born (1964-06-13) 13 June 1964 (age 54)
Cork, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Labour Party
Spouse(s) Ber Lynch
Relations Kathleen Lynch (Sister-in-law)
Children 2
Alma mater

Ciarán Lynch (born 13 June 1964) is a former Irish Labour Party politician who served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork South-Central constituency from 2007 to 2016.[1]

He was educated at University College Cork, studying Social studies, and at the Waterford Institute of Technology, studying Humanities. Lynch has been a member of the constituency executive since 1999. He works as an Adult Literacy Organiser in Cork and is married with two children.

Lynch served as a member of Cork City Council from 2004 to 2007,[2] and was elected to Dáil Éireann at the 2007 general election. He was re-elected at the 2011 general election. He is the Labour Party spokesperson on Housing and Local Government. Lynch launched the Simon Communities National Conference on Homelessness and Health in 2011.[3]

He is brother-in-law to Kathleen Lynch who was a Labour Party TD for Cork North-Central.

He lost his seat at the 2016 general election.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Mr. Ciarán Lynch". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 15 May 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Ciarán Lynch". Retrieved 15 May 2009. 
  3. ^ "Homeless study finds serious mental health problems". Cork Independent. 6 October 2011. Archived from the original on 8 October 2011. 

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Preceded by
John Dennehy
(Fianna Fáil)
Labour Party Teachta Dála for Cork South-Central
Succeeded by
Constituency reduced by one seat