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Healy canvassing in the Sutton area.

David Healy (Irish: Daithí Ó hÉalaithe, born in Dublin, 1968) is an Irish Green Party politician. He has been Councillor from 1991 to 1999, and from 2004 to 2009, on Fingal County Council.

He attended primary school in the Cayman Islands and secondary school at Cistercian College, Roscrea in County Tipperary. He was awarded an LL.B and an MSc in Environmental Science by Trinity College, Dublin where he also ran as a Green candidate for the student council.

He was Green Party candidate for the Dublin North East constituency at the 2002 general election, winning 5.65% of the votes. He ran again unsuccessfully at the 2007 general election winning 6.7% of the votes. He lost his council seat at the 2009 local elections.

Healy is an adviser to John Gormley, leader of the Irish Green Party and Irish Environment Minister. Healy is also his party's spokesperson on climate change and is involved in the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability.

He has lived in Howth since 1987. He is a fluent Esperanto speaker.[1] He is openly gay.[2]


  • Healy, David (2002). Telling it like it is - 10 years of unsustainable development in Ireland. Dublin: Earth Summit Ireland. pp. 116.  
  • Douthwaite, Richard; Healy, David (2003). "Subsidies and Emissions of Greenhouse Gases from Fossil Fuels". COMHAR - The National Sustainable Development Partnership.  


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