Tony McLoughlin TD

Tony was first elected to Sligo County Council in the mid-1970s and was subsequently elected to Sligo Borough Council. He has served as Mayor of Sligo on four occasions. Tony is a native of Sligo, and has lived there all his life. He is a sales rep, and he works across Sligo and Leitrim. He is married to Paula, and they have three grown up children.

Some other facts about Tony: Tony is a keen sports fan, and he particularly enjoys GAA, soccer and rugby. He played for St Mary’s in his youth, and he is a loyal supporter of Coolera- Strand Hill GAA Club. His favourite soccer team – other than Sligo Rovers – is Manchester United, and he tries to make it over to a game once a season. Tony’s political hero is Michael Collins. His favourite take away is Chinese.

State of the art manufacturing facility and new jobs for Carrick-on-Shannon

Fine Gael TD for Sligo/ Leitrim, Tony McLoughlin, today (Friday) welcomed the announcement of a €7 million investment and 125 new jobs in Carrick-on-Shannon and Roosky. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD was at VistaMed in Carrick-on-Shannon today to make the announcement.

Speech on the Thirty-First Amendment of the Constitution (Children) Bill

I am grateful for an opportunity to speak on this important Bill. I was elected to the House in 2011 when, for the first time in our history, the Taoiseach appointed a full Cabinet Minister with responsibility for children