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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.

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