Valentine Jago

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Richard Valentine "Val" Jago (1913 – 2 November 1983)[1] was a politician and businessman in Cork city in Ireland. He was Secretary of the Cork Methodist Association in 1940,[2] Lord Mayor of Cork from 1957 to 1958 when a member of the Cork Civic Party,[3] and chairman of the Cork chamber of commerce in 1964–65.[4] After the Civic Party's dissolution in 1966 he joined Fianna Fáil and was a Senator nominated by the Taoiseach after the 1977 general election,[1] serving until 1981. He was an unsuccessful Fianna Fáil candidate at the November 1982 general election for the Cork South–Central constituency.[5]


  1. ^ a b "R. Valentine Jago". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Methodist Churches". Guy's City and County Cork Almanac and Directory. 1940. p. 87. 
  3. ^ Bhreatnach, Aoife (2006). Becoming conspicuous: Irish travellers, society and the state, 1922-70. University College Dublin Press. p. 55. ISBN 9781904558613. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Past Presidents". Cork Chamber. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Valentine Jago". Retrieved 19 December 2013.