Donnchadh Ó Briain

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Donnchadh Ó Briain
Government Chief Whip
In office
20 March 1957 – 11 October 1961
Preceded by Denis J. O'Sullivan
Succeeded by Joseph Brennan
In office
13 June 1951 – 2 June 1954
Preceded by Liam Cosgrave
Succeeded by Denis J. O'Sullivan
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence
In office
20 March 1957 – 11 October 1961
Preceded by Denis J. O'Sullivan
Succeeded by Joseph Brennan
In office
13 June 1951 – 2 June 1954
Preceded by Liam Cosgrave
Succeeded by Denis J. O'Sullivan
Teachta Dála
In office
1933–1969
Personal details
Born (1897-11-17)17 November 1897
Limerick, Ireland
Died 22 September 1981(1981-09-22) (aged 83)
Limerick, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil

Donnchadh Ó Briain (17 November 1897 – 22 September 1981) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.[1] He was first elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1933 general election.[2]

He served as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Limerick and Limerick West constituencies until 1969 when he retired from politics. He served in the governments of Éamon de Valera and Seán Lemass as Government Chief Whip.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Donnchadh Ó Briain". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 20 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Donnchadh Ó Briain". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 20 November 2011. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Liam Cosgrave
Government Chief Whip
1951–1954
Succeeded by
Denis J. O'Sullivan
Preceded by
Denis J. O'Sullivan
Government Chief Whip
1957–1961
Succeeded by
Joseph Brennan