Seán McCarthy (Tipperary politician)
Seán McCarthy (1 January 1937 – 12 July 2021) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. A medical doctor before entering politics, he was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Tipperary South constituency at the 1981 general election. He was re-elected at each subsequent election until he lost his seat at the 1989 general election.
1 November 1989 – 17 December 1992
|Minister of State|
|1987–1989||Industry and Commerce|
June 1981 – June 1989
|Born||1 January 1937|
County Tipperary, Ireland
|Died||12 July 2021 (aged 84)|
Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland
|Political party||Fianna Fáil|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Jo McCarthy|
He was elected to Seanad Éireann by the Agricultural Panel in the following Seanad election. He unsuccessfully contested both the 1992 general election and the subsequent Seanad election. He served as Minister of State at the Department of Industry and Commerce from 1987 to 1989 with responsibility for Science and Technology.
He died on 12 July 2021.
- "Seán McCarthy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 5 February 2008.
- "Seán McCarthy". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 5 February 2008.
- "Tributes paid to former Tipperary TD Dr Seán McCarthy". The Irish Times. 13 July 2021.