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John O'Mahony TD

Assumed office 
May 2007
Constituency Mayo

Born 8 June 1953 (1953-06-08) (age 56)
County Mayo, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Spouse(s) Gerardine Towey
Children 5
Alma mater St Patrick's College, Maynooth,
University College Galway
Website Official website

John O'Mahony (born 8 June 1953) is an Irish Fine Gael politician and football manager. He is currently a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Mayo constituency.[1] He was elected at the 2007 general election.[2] He was appointed party Deputy spokesperson on Arts, Sport and Tourism with special responsibility for Sport in October 2007.

A native of Kilmovee, County Mayo, he taught for many years at St Nathy's College, Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon. He is married to Gerardine Towey, they have five daughters.

He is the manager of the Mayo Gaelic football team, and formerly led Galway to two All-Ireland Senior Football Championship victories in 1998 and 2001, and guided Leitrim to success in the 1994 Connacht Senior Football Championship.[3] In 2009 he was named at 114 in the Sunday Tribune's list of the 125 Most Influential People In GAA History.[3]


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Preceded by
Jerry Cowley
Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Mayo
Gaelic games
Preceded by
Páidí Ó Sé
All-Ireland Senior Football Championship winning manager
Succeeded by
Seán Boylan
Preceded by
Páidí Ó Sé
All-Ireland Senior Football Championship winning manager
Succeeded by
Joe Kernan


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