Former Lord Mayor of Cork, Toddy O’Sullivan passed away at the age of 87

By | December 13, 2021

Toddy O’Sullivan Death – Cause of Death – Toddy O’Sullivan passed away on Sunday, 12th of December 2021 at the age of 87. O’Sullivan, Lord Mayor of Cork, former Labour TD and Minister of State, was a very important political figure in Cork city in the 1980s and 90s. He was an Irish Labour Party politician who served for sixteen years as a Teachta Dála for constituencies in Cork, and for five years as a junior minister.

He served as Lord Mayor of Cork from 1980 to 1981. O’Sullivan stood as a candidate for Dáil Éireann at the by-election on 7 November 1979 in the Cork City constituency but did not win the election. He stood for the position the second time and won by topping the poll at the 1981 general election in the new constituency of Cork North-Central. He was re-elected at the next five general elections, moving in 1987 to Cork South-Central.

The President led the tributes to Mr O’Sullivan describing him as “one of the most warm-hearted members of the Oireachtas”. The cause of death was not revealed to the public at the time of this publication.

Cork Barrack Street Band said in a tweet; “We are saddened to hear of the passing of our dear friend Toddy O’Sullivan. Toddy enjoyed a warm relationship with the band, and held the title of honorary vice-president of the #Cork Barrack Street Band. Our thoughts are with his family and friends”

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