Michael Harty

Michael Harty (born 7 April 1955) is an Irish Independent politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Clare constituency since the 2016 general election.[1] He was appointed Chair of the Committee on Health in April 2016.[2]

Michael Harty

Chair of the Committee on Health
Assumed office
4 April 2016
Preceded byJerry Buttimer
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
Personal details
Born (1955-04-07) 7 April 1955
Limerick, Ireland
Political partyIndependent
Alma materRoyal College of Surgeons

A general practitioner based in Kilmihil, County Clare, he campaigned on a 'No Doctor No Village' platform to reverse the decline in the income of rural GPs.[3]

On the election of Taoiseach in 2016, he voted for Enda Kenny as Taoiseach.


  1. "Michael Harty". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  2. "Michael Harty". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  3. "Election 2016: Dr Michael Harty". RTÉ News. 27 February 2016.
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