Sunday, May 1, 2011
Members of the Fourth Dáil - John Joe O'Reilly
John Joseph O'Reilly (24 April 1881 – 28 December 1967) was an Irish Cumann na nGaedhael / Fine Gael politician and physician. He was born in Carrickallen, County Leitrim and practised as a GP in Tullyvin, County Cavan. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Cumann na nGaedhael TD in the March 1925 by-election for the Cavan constituency. He was re-elected at each successive election until the 1937 general election when he lost his seat to John J. Cole, Independent Unionist.