Eleanor Butler, Lady Wicklow

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Eleanor Butler (1915 – January 1997), also known as Lady (Countess of) Wicklow, was an Irish Labour Party politician and architect. She was nominated by the Taoiseach to Seanad Éireann in April 1948 and served until 1951.[1] Her father Rudolph M. Butler, was the first Professor of Architecture in University College Dublin.[2] On 2 September 1959 she married William Howard, 8th Earl of Wicklow.[3]


  1. ^ "Eleanor Butler, Lady Wicklow". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 21 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Eleanor, Countess of Wicklow". The Irish Times. 3 March 1997. Retrieved 21 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "Earls of Wicklow". Retrieved 20 March 2009.