Denis Ireland

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Denis L. Ireland (29 July 1894 – 23 September 1974) was an Irish politician, author and journalist. He was a Clann na Poblachta member of Seanad Éireann from 1948 to 1951.[1] He was nominated by the Taoiseach to the 6th Seanad in 1948, and was the first resident of Northern Ireland to be appointed as a member of the Oireachtas.[1]

He was an unsuccessful Ulster Liberal Party candidate at the 1929 Westminster election for the Belfast East constituency.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Mr. Denis Ireland". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Denis Ireland". Retrieved 15 July 2013.