Valentine Jago

Richard Valentine "Val" Jago (1913 – 2 November 1983)[1] was a politician and businessman in Cork city in Ireland. He was Secretary of the Cork Methodist Association in 1940,[2] Lord Mayor of Cork from 1957 to 1958 when a member of the Cork Civic Party,[3] and chairman of the Cork chamber of commerce in 1964–65.[4] After the Civic Party's dissolution in 1966 he joined Fianna Fáil and was a Senator nominated by the Taoiseach after the 1977 general election,[1] serving until 1981. He was an unsuccessful Fianna Fáil candidate at the November 1982 general election for the Cork South-Central constituency.[5]


  1. "R. Valentine Jago". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  2. "Methodist Churches". Guy's City and County Cork Almanac and Directory. 1940. p. 87.
  3. Bhreatnach, Aoife (2006). Becoming conspicuous: Irish travellers, society and the state, 1922-70. University College Dublin Press. p. 55. ISBN 9781904558613. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  4. "Past Presidents". Cork Chamber. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  5. "Valentine Jago". Retrieved 19 December 2013.
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