Ray Butler (politician)

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Ray Butler
Assumed office
May 2016
Constituency Nominated by the Taoiseach
Teachta Dála
In office
February 2011 – February 2016
Constituency Meath West
Personal details
Born (1965-12-30) 30 December 1965 (age 51)
Kells, Meath, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Spouse(s) Marie Butler
Children 4

Ray Butler (born 30 December 1965) is an Irish Fine Gael politician.[1] He was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Meath West constituency at the 2011 general election.[2] He lost his seat at the 2016 General Election. Living in Trim, Butler's family is originally from Kells. He served on Trim Town Council from 2004 to 2011, including a year as mayor of that council, and was elected to Meath County Council in May 2009.[2]

He lost his seat at the 2016 general election.[2] Butler was nominated to the 25th Seanad in May 2016.[3]


  1. ^ "Mr. Ray Butler". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Ray Butler". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Sarah Bardon (27 May 2016). "FF leader selects three of Taoiseach's 11 Seanad appointees". Irish Times. 

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Preceded by
Noel Dempsey
(Fianna Fáil)
Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Meath West
2011February 2016