Michael Comiskey

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Michael Comiskey
In office
April 2011 – April 2016
Constituency Agricultural Panel
Personal details
Born (1953-10-01) 1 October 1953 (age 64)
Manorhamilton, Leitrim, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael

Michael Comiskey (born 1 October 1953) is an Irish Fine Gael politician, a former Senator and farmer.[1][2] He was elected to the 24th Seanad in April 2011 on the Agricultural Panel.[3] He was an unsuccessful candidate at the 2007 general election for the Sligo–North Leitrim constituency, polling 4,936 first preference votes (12.4%).[4] He also unsuccessfully contested the 2007 Seanad election.

He is a member of the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) and is a former chairman of County Leitrim branch of the IFA.[5]

He was the Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on Agriculture, Marine and Food during his term.


  1. ^ "Mr. Michael Comiskey". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Collins, Stephen (2011). Nealon's Guide to the 31st Dáil and 24th Seanad. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. p. 199. ISBN 9780717150595. 
  3. ^ "Counting continues in Seanad election". RTÉ News. 27 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Michael Comiskey". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Michael Comiskey to seek Fine Gael nomination for Sligo/North Leitrim". Leitrim Observer. 8 June 2005. Archived from the original on 20 July 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 

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