Andrew Montague (Irish politician)

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Andrew Montague
Andrew Montague, Lord Mayor of Dublin.jpg
Dublin City Councillor
Assumed office
June 2004
Constituency Ballymun
Lord Mayor of Dublin
In office
June 2011 – June 2012
Preceded by Gerry Breen
Succeeded by Naoise Ó Muirí
Personal details
Born Santry, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Labour Party
Alma mater University College Dublin

Andrew Montague is an Irish Labour Party politician and member of Dublin City Council. He is a former Lord Mayor of Dublin.

Born in Santry, Dublin, he attended Larkhill B.N.S, and St. Aidan's C.B.S. before going to University College Dublin.

He was first elected to Dublin City Council at the 2004 local elections as a member for the Ballymun-Whitehall local electoral area. He was re-elected in June 2009 for the redrawn local electoral area of Artane-Whitehall.[1]

He proposed the Dublin Bike Scheme in 2004 which was launched in 2009 and credited as one of the most successful public bike schemes in Europe.[2][3]

He was elected Lord Mayor of Dublin in June 2011 with 29 votes from Labour and Fine Gael, beating the independent councillor Ciarán Perry by 10 votes and Sinn Féin councillor Larry O'Toole by five votes.[4]

He was elected as a councillor for the Ballymun electoral area in the 2014 local elections.


  1. ^ "Andrew Montague". Retrieved 7 July 2011.
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  3. ^ "Survey analyses success of bikes scheme". The Irish Times. 1 January 2011.
  4. ^ Lord Mayor of Dublin electoral results (June 2011)
Civic offices
Preceded by
Gerry Breen
Lord Mayor of Dublin
Succeeded by
Naoise Ó Muirí
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