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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Members of the Twelfth Dáil - Patrick Kinane

Patrick Kinane (3 July 1892 – 15 July 1957) was an Irish politician of the Clann na Poblachta party, who was twice elected to Dáil Éireann.

Originally a farmer, he was first elected to the 12th Dáil at a by-election on 29 October 1947 in the Tipperary constituency, following the death of the sitting Clann na Talmhan Teachta Dála (TD), William O'Donnell. Clann na Poblachta party leader Sean MacBride, who was elected on the same day in a by-election in the Dublin County constituency.

Kinane was re-elected in the 1948 general election for the new Tipperary North constituency, but lost his seat in the 1951 general election.

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