Micheál Cranitch

Mícheál C. Cranitch (1 December 1912 – October 1999) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann in 1973.[1]

Cranitch was born in Rathcormac, County Cork. In 1969 he was nominated by the Taoiseach Jack Lynch to the 12th Seanad. In 1973, he stood for election on the Administrative Panel, but did not win a seat. However, in 1977 he won a seat in the 14th Seanad, which he held until his defeat in the 1983 election to the 18th Seanad.

He served briefly as Cathaoirleach of the Seanad, from January to June 1973.[2]


  1. "Mr. Mícheál C. Cranitch". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 30 January 2008.
  2. "Micheal C Cranitch". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
Preceded by
Michael Yeats
Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann
Jan.–Jun. 1973
Succeeded by
James Dooge

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