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Saturday, April 20, 2013

Members of the Seventeenth Dáil - Patrick (Paddy) Belton

Patrick (Paddy) Belton (25 June 1926 – 22 May 1987) was an Irish politician, company director and publican. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fine Gael Teachta Dála (TD) at the Dublin North–East by-election held on 30 May 1963 caused by the death of his brother Jack Belton. He was re-elected for Dublin North–East at the 1965, 1969 and 1973 general elections. He lost his seat at the 1977 general election.

Other members of the Belton family to have served in the Oireachtas include, his father Patrick Belton, his brother Richard Belton and his niece Avril Doyle.

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