James Carroll (Louth politician)

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James Carroll
In office
November 2009 – April 2011
Constituency Administrative Panel
Personal details
Born (1983-08-21) 21 August 1983 (age 32)
Drogheda, County Louth
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil
Alma mater University College Dublin

James Carroll (born 21 August 1983) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician and was a member of Seanad Éireann from November 2009 to April 2011.[1] He is a former education vice president and president of the Students' Union in University College Dublin.[2]

Carroll was elected to Louth County Council for Drogheda East at the local elections in June 2009.[3] He succeeded Tony Kett on the Administrative Panel on 26 November 2009 after Kett's death. This was done without a by-election, as he was the only nominated candidate.[4]

Carroll unsuccessfully contested the 2011 general election for the Louth constituency and lost his seat in the 2011 Seanad election.[3]


  1. ^ "Mr. James Carroll". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Former UCDSU President nominated to Seanad.". University Observer. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "James Carroll". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 13 March 2013.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "elecs_irl" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  4. ^ "Members welcome Carroll to chamber". The Irish Times. 26 November 2009. Retrieved 26 November 2009.