Brendan McGahon

Irish politician

Brendan McGahon (22 November 1936 – 8 February 2017) was an Irish politician. He was a Fine Gael politician.[1]

Brendan McGahon
Member of the Irish Parliament
for Louth
In office
Preceded byBernard Markey
Personal details
Born(1936-11-22)22 November 1936
Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland
Died8 February 2017(2017-02-08) (aged 80)
Ravensdale, County Louth, Ireland
Political partyFine Gael

He was a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Louth constituency. He was called a 'colourful' figure and with a reputation as a social conservative. McGahon was first elected to Dáil Éireann at the November 1982 general election and retained his seat until retiring at the 2002 general election. He was known for being against gay rights.


  1. "Mr. Brendan McGahon". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 24 March 2013.