Michael Colgan (politician)

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Michael Colgan (died 22 June 1953) was an Irish independent politician and trade union official. He was a member of Seanad Éireann from 1943 to 1944 and from 1948 to 1953. He was first elected to the 4th Seanad in 1943 by the Labour Panel.[1]

He stood unsuccessfully for Dáil Éireann as an independent candidate for the Dublin North-East constituency at the 1944 general election,[2] and also lost his seat at the 1944 Seanad election. He was re-elected to the Seanad in 1948 and in 1951 again by the Labour Panel.[2] He died in office in 1953.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Mr. Michael Colgan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Michael Colgan". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
Trade union offices
Preceded by
New position
General Secretary of the Irish Bookbinders' and Allied Trades Union
Succeeded by
Terence Farrell
Preceded by
William X. O'Brien
President of the Irish Trade Union Congress
Succeeded by
Michael Keyes
Preceded by
Owen Hynes
President of the Congress of Irish Unions
Succeeded by
John Conroy