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Sunday, May 27, 2012

Members of the Eleventh Dáil - Bernard Butler

Bernard Butler (1 September 1886 – 13 March 1959) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and teacher. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) at the 1943 general election for the Dublin Townships constituency. He was re-elected at every subsequent general election up to 1957. He died in 1959 during the 16th Dáil, a by-election was held on 22 July 1959 which was won by Richie Ryan of Fine Gael. He served as Lord Mayor of Dublin from 1953–54.

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