Saturday, June 9, 2012
Members of the Eleventh Dáil - Joseph Blowick
Joseph Blowick (13 March 1903 – 12 August 1970) was an Irish politician. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann in 1943 as a Clann na Talmhan Teachta Dála (TD) for Mayo South. He succeeded Michael Donnellan as leader of the party in 1944. Blowick was appointed to the Cabinet in the two Inter-Party governments, serving under John A. Costello as Minister for Lands on both occasions. The cigar-smoking Blowick was elected to Dáil Éireann at every election until 1965 when he retired from politics.