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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Members of the Sixteenth Dáil - Patrick Dooley

Patrick Dooley (14 January 1910 – 2 May 1982) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.

A native of Athy, County Kildare and a schoolteacher, he was an successful candidate at the 1954 general election. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare constituency at the 1957 general election. He was re-elected at the 1961 general election, but lost his seat at the 1965 general election.

Dooley was related to Kildare TD Thomas Harris and to the Fenian, Land Leaguer and MP Matthew Harris.

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