Joachim Loughrey

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Joachim Loughrey (born 1947) is a former Fine Gael politician from County Donegal in Ireland. He was a senator from 1982 to 1989.[1]

A national school teacher before entering politics,[1] Loughrey stood unsuccessfully as a Fine Gael candidate for Dáil Éireann in the Donegal North–East constituency on five occasions: at the by-election in 1976 and at the February 1982, November 1982, 1987 and 1989 general elections.[2]

After his February 1982 defeat, he was elected to the 16th Seanad Éireann on the Industrial and Commercial Panel. He was re-elected in the 1983 and 1987 Seanad elections,[1] but lost his seat in the 1989 elections to the 19th Seanad, and was unsuccessful again at the 1993 Seanad elections.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mr. Joachim A. Loughrey". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2008-02-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Joachim Loughrey's electoral history". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 2008-02-25.