Margaret Mary Pearse

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Margaret Mary Pearse (24 August 1878 – 7 November 1968) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and teacher.[1] She was the sister of Patrick Pearse, one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. She was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin County constituency at the 1933 general election.[2] She was defeated at 1937 general election but was elected to the Administrative Panel of the 2nd Seanad. She served in the Seanad until her death in 1968.[3] Her mother Margaret Pearse also served as a TD in the 1920s.

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  1. ^ "Margaret Mary Pearse". Centre for Advancement of Women in Politics (QUB). Retrieved 28 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Ms. Margaret Mary Pearse". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 28 April 2009. 
  3. ^ "Margaret Mary Pearse". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 28 April 2009.