Naoise Ó Muirí

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Cllr
Naoise Ó Muirí
Naoise Ó Muirí 2013.jpg
Dublin City Councillor
Assumed office
5 June 2004
Constituency Clontarf
Lord Mayor of Dublin
In office
6 June 2012 – 7 June 2013
Preceded by Andrew Montague
Succeeded by Oisín Quinn
Personal details
Born (1972-09-15) 15 September 1972 (age 44)
Galway, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Spouse(s) Fionnuala Ó Muirí
Children 2
Alma mater NUI Galway
Website www.naoise.ie

Naoise Ó Muirí (born 15 September 1972) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as a Dublin City Councillor (Cllr) since June 2004. He previously served as Lord Mayor of Dublin from 2012 to 2013.

Ó Muirí studied at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is a self-employed engineer and runs his own technology company.

He was first elected to Dublin City Council in the 2004 local elections as a member for the Clontarf local electoral area. He was re-elected in June 2009.[1]

He was an unsuccessful candidate in the Dublin North Central constituency at the 2011 general election. He stood again for the Dáil at the 2016 general election for Fine Gael in the new Dublin Bay-North constituency, but was again unsuccessful.

He was elected Lord Mayor of Dublin in June 2012 with 32 votes from Labour and Fine Gael, beating the Independent councillor Mannix Flynn by 6 votes and 11 abstentions.[2]

Ó Muirí is married with children. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Naoise Ó Muirí". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Calls to elect Dublin lord mayor directly". The Irish Times. 26 June 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 

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Civic offices
Preceded by
Andrew Montague
Lord Mayor of Dublin
2012–2013
Succeeded by
Oisín Quinn