Michael McCarthy (politician)

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Michael McCarthy
Teachta Dála
In office
February 2011 – February 2016
Constituency Cork South–West
In office
12 September 2002 – 25 February 2011
Constituency Labour Panel
Personal details
Born (1976-11-15) 15 November 1976 (age 40)
Dunmanway, Cork, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Labour Party
Spouse(s) Rashel McCarthy
Children 2
Alma mater Cork Institute of Technology
Website www.michaelmccarthy.ie

Michael McCarthy (born 15 November 1976) is a former Irish Labour Party politician who served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork South–West constituency from 2011 to 2016. He was a Senator for the Labour Panel from 2002 to 2011.[1]

He was the Labour Party spokesperson on Marine, and acted as spokesperson in the Seanad on Agriculture, Community and Rural Affairs, and Communications, Marine and Natural Resources.

McCarthy stood unsuccessfully as a Labour Party candidate for the Cork South–West constituency at the 2002 and 2007 general elections, before being elected to the Dáil at the 2011 general election.[2]

He lost his seat at the 2016 general election.[2]


  1. ^ "Mr. Michael McCarthy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Michael McCarthy". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 

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Preceded by
P. J. Sheehan
(Fine Gael)
Labour Party Teachta Dála for Cork South–West