Saturday, June 30, 2012
Members of the Twelfth Dáil - Seán McCarthy
Seán McCarthy (died 14 March 1974) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. A teacher by profession, he was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork South-East constituency at the 1944 general election but lost his seat at the 1948 general election. He was re-elected for the Cork Borough constituency at the 1951 general election and held his seat until he retired from national politics at the 1965 general election. McCarthy also served as Lord Mayor of Cork on four occasions, from 1949–1950, 1958, 1963 and 1966.