Tony McLoughlin

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Tony McLoughlin
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
Constituency Sligo–Leitrim
In office
February 2011 – February 2016
Constituency Sligo–North Leitrim
Personal details
Born (1949-01-19) 19 January 1949 (age 69)
Sligo, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Spouse(s) Paula McLoughlin
Children 3
Alma mater University College Dublin

Tony McLoughlin (born 19 January 1949) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has been a Teachta Dála for the Sligo–Leitrim constituency since the 2011 general election.[1][2]

He was elected to Sligo County Council in 1974 and was subsequently elected to Sligo Borough Council in 1979, in place of his father Pat.[2] He has served four separate terms as Mayor of Sligo.[3]

McLoughlin is a nephew of Joseph McLoughlin, who was a Fine Gael TD for the Sligo–Leitrim constituency from 1961 to 1977.[4]

In June 2018, McLoughlin announced that he would not be contesting the next general election.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Mr. Tony McLoughlin". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 18 October 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Tony McLoughlin". Retrieved 18 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Candidates 2011 – Cllr. Tony McLoughlin". Retrieved 27 February 2011.
  4. ^ "FG likely to make gain in Sligo–North Leitrim". The Irish Times. 8 February 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2011.
  5. ^ "Sligo Leitrim Fine Gael TD wont contest next general election". Shannon Side. Retrieved 28 June 2018.

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Preceded by
Jimmy Devins
(Fianna Fáil)
Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Sligo–North Leitrim