John Stafford (Irish politician)
John Stafford (born 1944) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin Central constituency at the 1987 general election. He was re-elected at the 1989 general election, but lost his seat at the 1992 general election when he stood in the Dublin North–Central constituency due to the 1992 boundary revisions
A member of Dublin City Council, Stafford was Lord Mayor of Dublin from 1997 to 1998, and later proposed the motion which led to the council supporting the construction of the Spire of Dublin. The spire was opposed by his brother, Councillor Tom Stafford.
The family also operate an undertakers business.
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