Anthony Lawlor

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Anthony Lawlor
Teachta Dála
In office
February 2011 – February 2016
Constituency Kildare North
Personal details
Born (1959-06-13) 13 June 1959 (age 58)
Johnstown, Kildare, Ireland[1]
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Alma mater University College Dublin
NUI, Maynooth

Anthony Lawlor (born 13 June 1959) is an Irish Fine Gael politician, a former TD and farmer.[2]

He was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare North constituency at the 2011 general election. He lost his seat in the 2016 General Election.

Early life[edit]

A son of Tony and Patsy Lawlor, he was educated at Multyfarnham Agricultural College, University College Dublin and National University of Ireland, Maynooth.[3]

He was co-opted to Kildare County Council in 1998 following the death of his mother Patsy. He was elected in 1999 as an independent councillor for the Naas electoral area. He did not stand for election in 2004.[4] In 2009 he was re-elected as a councillor, this time as a member of Fine Gael.

Dáil Éireann[edit]

Lawlor was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare North constituency at the 2011 general election.[5]

On 11 December 2012, Lawlor introduced a bill in the Oireachtas intended to outlaw the clocking of vehicle odometers,[6] which is not currently illegal in Ireland.

He lost his seat at the 2016 general election.[5] and subsequently failed to get elected to Seanad Éireann in April 2016.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About Anthony Lawlor". Retrieved 11 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Mr. Anthony Lawlor". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "About me". Anthony Lawlor's website. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Collins, Stephen (2011). Nealon's Guide to the 31st Dáil and 24th Seanad. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. p. 127. ISBN 9780717150595. 
  5. ^ a b "Anthony Lawlor". Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "My Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2012]". Anthony Lawlor's website. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 

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Preceded by
Michael Fitzpatrick
(Fianna Fáil)
Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Kildare North