John Gilroy (politician)

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John Gilroy
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In office
April 2011 – April 2016
Constituency Cultural and Educational Panel
Personal details
Born (1967-07-20) 20 July 1967 (age 50)
Athboy, Meath, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Labour Party
Spouse(s) Marion Gilroy
Children 2
Profession Former Psychiatric nurse

John Gilroy (born 20 July 1967) is an Irish Labour Party politician.[1][2] He was elected to the 24th Seanad in April 2011 on the Cultural and Educational Panel.[3] He was previously a member of Cork County Council from 2004 to 2011 for the Blarney local electoral area. He was an unsuccessful candidate at the 2011 general election for the Cork North–Central constituency, polling 6,125 first preference votes (11.7%).[4]

He is a former Psychiatric nurse.[2] He is the Labour Party Seanad spokesperson on Health, Public Service, Reform and the Office of Public Works.


  1. ^ "Mr. John Gilroy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Collins, Stephen (2011). Nealon's Guide to the 31st Dáil and 24th Seanad. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. p. 202. ISBN 9780717150595. 
  3. ^ "FG's Deirdre Clune takes first Seanad seat". RTÉ News. 26 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "John Gilroy". Retrieved 26 April 2011. 

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