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Sunday, February 26, 2012

Members of the Ninth Dáil - Timothy O'Sullivan

Timothy (Ted) O'Sullivan

Timothy (Ted) O'Sullivan (26 July 1899 – 3 March 1971) was an Irish Fianna Fáil Party politician from West Cork. He was a TD for 27 years, and a Senator for 15 years.

O'Sullivan was elected to Dáil Éireann at his first attempt, as a Fianna Fáil candidate at the 1937 general election for the Cork West constituency, taking his seat in the 9th Dáil.

He was re-elected for Cork West at the next five general elections, until he retired from the Dáil at the 1954 general election.

He was then stood in the 1954 elections to Seanad Éireann, on the Agricultural Panel, and was elected to the 8th Seanad. He was re-elected by the Agricultural Panel at the next three Seanad elections, before retiring from politics in 1969, after completing his term in the 11th Seanad.

His niece Peggy Farrell was a senator from 1969 to 1973.

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