John Carroll (trade unionist)

For other people with the same name, see John Carroll.

John F. Carroll is a former Irish trade union leader. He was vice-president of the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union from 1969 to 1981, when he became the union's president until its merger in 1990 with the Federated Workers' Union of Ireland to form the new Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union (SIPTU).

Carroll also served briefly as a senator. In 1981, he was nominated by the Taoiseach, Garret FitzGerald as a member of the 15th Seanad Éireann. The 15th Seanad was short-lived, and Carroll was not re-appointed in 1982 to the 16th Seanad.[1]


  1. "Mr. John F. Carroll". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 22 February 2008.
Political offices
Preceded by
Edward Browne ?
Vice-President of the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union
Succeeded by
Christy Kirwan
Preceded by
Fintan Kennedy
President of the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union
Succeeded by
Office abolished
Preceded by
Jim McCusker
President of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions
Succeeded by
William Wallace

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