Ray Butler (politician)

Ray Butler
Assumed office
May 2016
Constituency Nominated by the Taoiseach
Teachta Dála
In office
February 2011  February 2016
Constituency Meath West
Personal details
Born (1965-12-30) 30 December 1965
Kells, Meath, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Spouse(s) Marie Butler
Children 4

Ray Butler (born 30 December 1965) is an Irish Fine Gael politician.[1] He was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Meath West constituency at the 2011 general election.[2] He lost his seat at the 2016 General Election. Living in Trim, Butler's family is originally from Kells. He served on Trim Town Council from 2004 to 2011, including a year as mayor of that council, and was elected to Meath County Council in May 2009.[2]

He lost his seat at the 2016 general election.[2] Butler was nominated to the 25th Seanad in May 2016.[3]


  1. "Mr. Ray Butler". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
  2. 1 2 3 "Ray Butler". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
  3. Sarah Bardon (27 May 2016). "FF leader selects three of Taoiseach's 11 Seanad appointees". Irish Times.
Preceded by
Noel Dempsey
(Fianna Fáil)
Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Meath West
2011February 2016
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