Sunday, February 26, 2012
Members of the Ninth Dáil - Patrick Fogarty
Patrick J. Fogarty (died 2 May 1947) was an Irish Fianna Fáil Party politician who served for ten years as a member of Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament).
Fogarty first stood for election to Dáil Éireann at the 1937 general election in the Dublin County constituency, and was returned to the 9th Dáil. He was re-elected at the 1938 and 1943 elections and at the 1944 election.
After his death, the Dublin County by-election for his Dáil seat was held on 29 October 1947, and won by the Clann na Poblachta candidate Seán MacBride.