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Saturday, September 8, 2012
Members of the Thirteenth Dáil - Eugene Gilbride
Eugene Gilbride (1 October 1892 – 11 March 1972) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and farmer. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Sligo-Leitrim constituency at the 1948 general election. He was re-elected at every subsequent general election until he retired from politics at the 1969 general election. He served as a member of Sligo County Council from 1925 until his death in 1972.