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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Members of the Twelfth Dáil - John Ormonde

John Ormonde (15 September 1905 – 25 June 1981) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann at a by-election in 1947 as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for Waterford. In 1957, he joined the cabinet of Éamon de Valera as Minister for Posts and Telegraphs.

He served in government until 1959 and retired from the Dáil in 1965 when he lost his seat in the general election. He was elected to the Labour Panel at the 1965 election to the 11th Seanad.

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