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Michael Carty (16 December 1916 – 23 April 1975) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.[1] Born in Loughrea, County Galway to Lawrence and Josephine Carty, he was the eldest of seven children. A schoolteacher by profession, he was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil TD for the Galway South constituency at the 1957 general election.[2] From 1961 to 1969, he represented the Galway East constituency, and from 1969 to 1973 the Clare–Galway South constituency.[2] He retired from politics in 1973.

Michael Carty
Government Chief Whip
In office
21 April 1965 – 2 July 1969
Preceded byJoseph Brennan
Succeeded byDesmond O'Malley
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence
In office
21 April 1965 – 2 July 1969
Preceded byJoseph Brennan
Succeeded byDesmond O'Malley
Teachta Dála
In office
1969–1973
ConstituencyClare–Galway South
In office
1961–1969
ConstituencyGalway East
In office
1957–1961
ConstituencyGalway South
Personal details
Born(1916-12-16)16 December 1916
Loughrea, Galway, Ireland
Died23 April 1975(1975-04-23) (aged 58)
Political partyFianna Fáil

He served in the government of Seán Lemass on one occasion from 1965 to 1969 as Government Chief Whip, occupying the positions of Parliamentary Secretary to the Taoiseach and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mr. Michael Carty". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 November 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Michael Carty". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 2 November 2011.
Political offices
Preceded by
Joseph Brennan
Government Chief Whip
1965–1969
Succeeded by
Desmond O'Malley
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence
1965–1969