Walter Furlong

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Walter Furlong (1 September 1893 – 11 December 1973) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was elected on his second attempt, to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork Borough constituency at the 1944 general election.[1] He lost his Dáil seat at the 1948 general election,[2] and was an unsuccessful candidate at the 1951 general election.

Furlong was a member of Cork City Council and served as Lord Mayor of Cork in 1951.

According to his death notice Furlong was in "G" Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Cork Brigade, Old IRA in 1916, and had been interned on Bere Island, released on the signing of the Truce.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Walter Furlong". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 15 February 2009. 
  2. ^ "Walter Furlong". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 15 February 2009. 
Civic offices
Preceded by
Seán McCarthy
Lord Mayor of Cork
1951–1952
Succeeded by
Patrick McGrath