Michael Crowe (politician)

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Michael Crowe, Mayor of Galway 2010–11.

A native of Bohermore and a member of the well known Crowe family who manage Crowes Bar, Crowe was first elected to Galway City Council in 2004 as an independent topping the poll, he became a member of Fianna Fáil in 2006. He was re-elected to the City Council in 2009, his brother Ollie was also successful in those elections, he is the party's first Mayor since the election of Val Hanley in 2002 and also the first Mayor from Bohermore.

He failed election to the Dáil during the 2007 General Election, but surpassed all expectations receiving almost five thousand first preference votes in Galway West and being deemed not elected on the last count.


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Civic offices
Preceded by
Declan McDonnell
Mayor of Galway
Succeeded by
Hildegarde Naughton