Senator John McGahon
John was elected as a Member of Seanad Éireann in March 2020 on the Cultural and Educational Panel and was subsequently appointed as Spokesperson for Climate Action, Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.
Her serves on both the Joint Oireachtas Committes on Climate Action and the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement.
Prior to this, John served for six years as a member of Louth County Council. First elected at 23 years of age in 2014 he was re-elected in 2019 on the first count for the Dundalk-Carlingford LEA.
He was elected Cathaoirleach of the Dundalk Municipal District in 2017/18 and 2019/20
Born and raised in Dundalk, he is a nephew of former Louth TD Brendan McGahon.
John was educated at Dundalk Grammar School and University College Dublin where he obtained a BA Honours Degree in History and Politics. He plays rugby for Dundalk RFC and is a member of Dundalk Young Irelands GFC