Here are the Mayors of Boston Claiming Irish Heritage:
- Hugh O’Brien 1885–88
- Patrick Collins 1902–05
- John F. Fitzgerald 1906–07, 1910–13
- James M. Curley 1914–17, 1922–25, 1930–33, 1946–49
- Frederick W. Mansfield 1934–37
- Maurice Tobin 1938–41, 1941-44
- John Kerrigan 1945
- John B. Hynes 1950–59
- John Collins 1960–68
- Kevin H. White 1968–83
- Raymond L. Flynn 1984–93
- Martin J. Walsh 2014-
From 1930 to 1993, the Boston Mayor's office was held continuously by a Bostonian of Irish descent. Martin J. Walsh began his term of office in January 2014.
For more about Boston's Irish heritage, visit the Irish Heritage Trail.
Information taken from Irish Boston: A Lively Look at Boston's Colorful Irish Past, 2nd edition, by Michael Quinlin / Publisher: Globe Pequot Press / Publication Date: October 2013.