Gus Healy
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Gus Healy
Gus Healy
Teachta Dála

June 1969 - June 1977
ConstituencyCork City South-East

April 1965 - June 1969

March 1957 - October 1961
ConstituencyCork Borough
Senator

December 1961 - April 1965
ConstituencyNominated by the Taoiseach
Personal details
Born
Augustine A. Healy

(1904-05-20)20 May 1904
Cork, Ireland
Died10 July 1987(1987-07-10) (aged 83)
Cork, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil

Augustine A. Healy (20 May 1904 - 10 July 1987) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. A dental laboratory proprietor, Healy was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork Borough constituency at the 1957 general election[1] but lost his seat at the 1961 general election,[2] and was instead nominated by the Taoiseach Seán Lemass to the 10th Seanad.[1] Healy regained his Dáil seat at the 1965 general election and, later representing Cork City South-East, retained his seat until retiring at the 1977 general election.

Commonly known Gus Healy,[3] he served as Lord Mayor of Cork from 1964 to 1965 and from 1975 to 1976.

Healy was a keen amateur swimmer and a member of Sunday's Well Swimming Club. He continued to promote the sport during his mayoralty and in the 1970s the city's first suburban swimming pool at Douglas was named the Gus Healy municipal swimming pool.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Augustine Healy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2008.
  2. ^ "Gus Healy". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 2008.
  3. ^ "Ex-mayor's family home for sale". irishexaminer.com. Irish Examiner. 19 April 2008. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ "History". Sundays Well Swimming Club. Retrieved 2012.
Civic offices
Preceded by
Seán McCarthy
Lord Mayor of Cork
1964-1965
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Pearse Wyse
Lord Mayor of Cork
1975-1976
Succeeded by
Seán French



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