Dan Wallace

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Dan Wallace
Teachta Dála
In office
November 1982 – May 2007
Constituency Cork North–Central
Personal details
Born (1942-06-14) 14 June 1942 (age 74)
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil

Dan Wallace (born 14 June 1942) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served for more than twenty years as Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork North–Central constituency.[1]

A former customs clerk with the Ford Motor Company in Cork, Wallace was an unsuccessful candidate at the 1981 and February 1982 general elections. He was first elected to the 24th Dáil at the November 1982 general election, and was re-elected to Dáil Éireann in every subsequent general election until he retired at that 2007 general election.[2]

He has twice achieved ministerial office, as Minister of State at the Department of the Environment from 1992 to 1993 and again from 1997 to 2002.

In the 29th Dáil, Wallace was Vice-Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee until November 2004.

Wallace was Lord Mayor of Cork from 1985 to 1986.


  1. ^ "Mr. Dan Wallace". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 27 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Dan Wallace". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 27 July 2010. 
Preceded by
Seán French
(Fianna Fáil)
Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Cork North–Central
Succeeded by
Constituency redrawn
Civic offices
Preceded by
Liam Burke
Lord Mayor of Cork
Succeeded by
Gerry O'Sullivan