ELECTION CANDIDATE

Michael McGrath TD

TD for Cork South Central. Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance.

Meet Michael

Michael is currently the Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance.

Michael grew up in the harbour town of Passage West, Cork. He first ran for office in 1999 when he was successfully elected to the then Passage West Town Commission. He went on to be elected to Cork County Council in 2004. He was elected to Dáil Éireann at the first attempt in 2007 and was re-elected in 2011 and 2016.

Michael studied Commerce in UCC and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in Cork City. Before going into politics full time, Michael held senior positions in both the private and public sector. Michael is currently a member of the Joint Oireachtas Finance Committee and has previously served on a number of other committees including the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry, the Public Accounts Committee and the European Affairs Committee. Michael was part of Fianna Fáil’s team which negotiated the terms of the Confidence and Supply agreement in 2016 which ensured a government was formed following the inconclusive general election result.

Latest News from Michael

11/12/2019

Serious questions for National Lottery as €180,000 prizes not included for 5 years – McGrath

30/11/2019

Housing boom is not the solution to over reliance on corporation tax receipts – McGrath

28/11/2019

Fiscal Advisory Council report yet another wake-up call on Corporation Tax – McGrath

24/11/2019

Policy needed on bank handling of mortgages in relationship breakdown – McGrath

Get in touch with Michael

For any issues, contact Michael’s office by email or telephone.

Constituency Office

Main Street,
Carrigaline,
Co Cork

Email: michael.mcgrath@oireachtas.ie
Phone: 021-4376699