Martin Roddy

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Martin Roddy (1887 – 8 January 1948) was an Irish politician, newspaper editor and company director. He was first elected as a Cumann na nGaedheal Teachta Dála (TD) at the by-election held on 11 March 1925 for the Leitrim–Sligo constituency following the resignation of Alexander McCabe.[1]

Career[edit]

He was re-elected at the June 1927, September 1927, 1932 and 1933 general elections. He was elected as a Fine Gael TD for the new Sligo constituency at the 1937 general election. He lost his seat at the 1938 general election, but re-gained it at 1943 general election.[2] He died while still in office in 1948.

He served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Fisheries in 1927 and as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Land and Fisheries from 1927–1932.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Martin Roddy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 12 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Martin Roddy". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 12 April 2009.