Cathal Coughlan (politician)

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Cathal Seán Coughlan (3 October 1937 – 21 June 1986) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.[1] He was first elected to Dáil Éireann in a 1983 by-election caused by the death of his brother, Clement Coughlan.[2] His tenure as a Teachta Dála (TD) for Donegal South-West was short as he died suddenly in June 1986. No by-election was held to fill the vacancy, but his daughter, Mary Coughlan, was elected for the constituency at the 1987 general election.

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  1. ^ "Mr. Cathal Coughlan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cathal Coughlan". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 March 2013.