Tom McEllistrim (born 1968)
|Kerry County Council|
May 2014 – May 2019
May 2002 – February 2011
24 October 1968 |
Tralee, Kerry, Ireland
|Political party||Fianna Fáil|
|Alma mater||St Patrick's College, Maynooth|
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Thomas "Tommy Mac" McEllistrim (born 24 October 1968) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kerry North constituency from 2002 to 2011. A schoolteacher, McEllistrim was first elected to Dáil Éireann at the 2002 general election.
His father, Tom McEllistrim, and his grandfather, also called Tom McEllistrim both previously held the same seat. He is a former member of Kerry County Council. He was famously noted for asking to open the windows in the Dáil Chamber.
In March 2015, McEllistrim sought a Dáil nomination from Fianna Fáil for the new Kerry constituency but was defeated at the convention by fellow county councillor, John Brassil. He contested the Seanad Éireann elections in April 2016 on the Industrial and Commercial panel but was again unsuccessful.
|Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Kerry North
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