Robert Dowds

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Robert Dowds
Teachta Dála
In office
February 2011 – February 2016
Constituency Dublin Mid-West
Personal details
Born May 1953 (1953-05) (age 63)
Nationality Irish
Political party Labour Party
Spouse(s) Katherine Dowds
Children 2
Alma mater Trinity College, Dublin
St Patrick's College, Dublin
Religion Church of Ireland[1]

Robert Dowds (born May 1953) is an Irish Labour Party politician.[2] He was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin Mid-West constituency at the 2011 general election.[3]

He was a member of South Dublin County Council for the Clondalkin electoral area from 1999 to 2011. He was re-elected at the 2004 local elections, serving as Mayor of South Dublin County Council from 2004 to 2005, and re-elected again at the 2009 local elections.[3]

He did not contest the 2016 general election.[4]


  1. ^ "Church of Ireland members elected to 31st Dáil". Church of Ireland Gazette. 4 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mr. Robert Dowds". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Robert Dowds". Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Robert Dowds decides not to contest general election". Irish Times. 21 September 2015. 
Preceded by
John Curran
Paul Gogarty
Mary Harney
Joanna Tuffy
Teachta Dála for Dublin Mid-West
With: Frances Fitzgerald
Derek Keating
Joanna Tuffy
Succeeded by
John Curran
Frances Fitzgerald
Gino Kenny
Eoin Ó Broin