Andrew Clarkin

Andrew Sylvester Clarkin (1891 – 23 November 1955) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.[1][2]

Born in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Clarkin was the son of Andrew Clarkin and Rose Anne Corrigan[3] He stood for election to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil candidate for the Dublin South constituency at the 1944 general election but was unsuccessful.[4] He was elected to Seanad Éireann by the Administrative Panel at 1944 Seanad election. He was re-elected to the Seanad at the 1948, 1951 and 1954 Seanad elections by the Industrial and Commercial Panel. He was an unsuccessful candidate at the 1952 Dublin North–West by-election.[4] He died in 1955 during the 8th Seanad.[1]

He served as Lord Mayor of Dublin from 1951 to 1953.


  1. "Mr. Andrew Clarkin". Oireachtas Members Database. Archived from the original on 1 November 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2012.
  2. Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958
  3. Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1655-1915
  4. "Andrew Clarkin". Retrieved 28 July 2012.
Civic offices
Preceded by
Jack Belton
Lord Mayor of Dublin
Succeeded by
Bernard Butler

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