Tony McLoughlin (born 19 January 1949) is a former Irish Fine Gael politician who served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Sligo–Leitrim constituency from 2011 to 2020.[1][2]

Tony McLoughlin
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Teachta Dála
In office
February 2016 – February 2020
In office
February 2011 – February 2016
ConstituencySligo–North Leitrim
Personal details
Born (1949-01-19) 19 January 1949 (age 71)
Sligo, Ireland
Political partyFine Gael
Spouse(s)Paula McLoughlin
RelationsJoseph McLoughlin (Uncle)
Alma materUniversity College Dublin

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 alsoEdit


  1. ^ "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
Constituency abolished
Preceded by
New constituency
Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Sligo–Leitrim
Succeeded by
Frank Feighan
(Fine Gael)