Tony McLoughlin

Tony McLoughlin (born 19 January 1949) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has been a Teachta Dála for the Sligo–Leitrim constituency since the 2011 general election.[1][2]

Tony McLoughlin

Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
In office
February 2011  February 2016
ConstituencySligo–North Leitrim
Personal details
Born (1949-01-19) 19 January 1949
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 also


  1. "Tony McLoughlin". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 18 October 2011.
  2. "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.
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
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