Michael Conaghan

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Michael Conaghan
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2011
Constituency Dublin South–Central
Personal details
Born September 1944 (1944-09) (age 71)
Nationality Irish
Political party Labour Party
Other political
Democratic Socialist Party
Spouse(s) Marian Conaghan
Alma mater University College Dublin

Michael Conaghan (born September 1944) is an Irish Labour Party politician. He was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin South–Central constituency at the 2011 general election.[1]

Conaghan is originally from County Donegal. He lives in Ballyfermot, Dublin and is married with two children.[2] Conaghan is a teacher by profession and was vice-principal of Inchicore College of Further Education.

Originally a member of Jim Kemmy's Democratic Socialist Party he contested a number of elections for them in the 1980s. When the party merged with Labour in 1991 he was elected to Dublin City Council representing the Ballyfermot local electoral area.[3] He was Lord Mayor of Dublin from 2004 to 2005.

He is not contesting the next Irish general election.[4]


  1. ^ "Mr. Michael Conaghan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Michael Conaghan TD". The Labour Party website. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Michael Conaghan". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Labour TD confirms he will not contest next general election". The Irish Times. 30 June 2015. 

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Civic offices
Preceded by
Royston Brady
Lord Mayor of Dublin
Succeeded by
Catherine Byrne
Preceded by
Mary Upton
(Labour Party)
Labour Party Teachta Dála for Dublin South–Central