Denis Larkin

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Denis Larkin (1908 – 2 July 1987) was an Irish Labour Party politician and trade union official. He was the son of Dublin trade union leader, James Larkin.[1] He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Labour Party Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin North-East constituency at the 1954 general election and was re-elected at the 1957 general election.[2] He lost his seat at the 1961 general election but was re-elected at the 1965 general election.[3] He did not contest the 1969 general election. He served as Lord Mayor of Dublin from 1955 to 1956.

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  1. ^ "As we face a winter of discontent, now is the time for Cowen to lead". Irish Examiner. 5 August 2008. 
  2. ^ "Mr. Denis Larkin". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 12 October 2008. 
  3. ^ "Denis Larkin". Retrieved 12 October 2008. 
Civic offices
Preceded by
Alfie Byrne
Lord Mayor of Dublin
Succeeded by
Robert Briscoe
Political offices
Preceded by
James Larkin, Jnr
General Secretary of the Workers' Union of Ireland
Succeeded by
Paddy Cardiff
Preceded by
Stephen McGonagle
President of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions
Succeeded by
Andy Barr