Bob Aylward

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Bob Aylward (February 1911 – 18 July 1974)[1] was a Fianna Fáil politician from County Kilkenny in Ireland. He was a senator from 1973 until his death in 1974.

He stood unsuccessfully as a Fianna Fáil candidate for Dáil Éireann in the Carlow–Kilkenny constituency at three successive general elections: 1965, 1969, 1973. After his 1973 defeat, he was elected to the 13th Seanad Éireann on the Agricultural Panel, but died in office the following year.[2]

His son Liam (born 1952) is a former Fianna Fáil MEP and TD, and his other son Bobby (born 1952) was elected as a TD in the 2007 general election.[2]


  1. ^ "Mr. Bob Aylward". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2008-02-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Bob Aylward's electoral history". Retrieved 2008-02-25. 

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