|Died||19th October 1957
|Political party||Cumann na nGaedheal(1923–24)|
|Sinn Féin, National Party(1924)|
|Spouse(s)||Hannah Barry Cahill|
Francis (Frank) Cahill (Irish: Proinsias Ó Cathail; c.1882 – 19 October 1957) was an Irish nationalist, teacher and politician. Prominently associated with the Gaelic League, The Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) and the Irish-Ireland movement. A teacher by profession Frank taught for 50 years in St Laurence O'Toole C.B.S Seville place,Dublin.
In 1928 he led the way in setting up Primary Schools' League GAA (Cumann na mBunscol) to promote Gaelic culture
Having been an Aldermann (Sinn Féin) for the Dublin corporation for several years he was elected to Dáil Éireann as a Cumann na nGaedheal Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin North constituency at the 1923 general election. He resigned his seat on 30 October 1924 along with several other members of the Dáil to form the National Party.In 1925 he was nominated for the Seanad.
- "Late Mr. Frank Cahill". Irish Independent. 29 October 1957.
- "The St. Laurence O'Toole Pipe Band: A Brief History".
- Cumann na mBunscol. "Stair".
- "Mr. Francis Cahill". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 9 December 2008.
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