Sunday, February 26, 2012
Members of the Ninth Dáil - Thomas Burke
Thomas Burke (died 20 November 1951) was an Irish independent politician. He was born in Dunshallagh, Miltown Malbay, County Clare and was well known in his locality as a bone-setter. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as an independent TD in the 1937 general election for the Clare constituency. He was re-elected on four occasions and served until 1951. He was defeated in the 1951 general election.