Joan Burke

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Joan T. Burke (née Crowley; 8 February 1928 – 27 November 2016) was an Irish Fine Gael politician, farmer and nurse.[1] She was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fine Gael Teachta Dála (TD) for the Roscommon constituency at the July 1964 by-election caused by the death of her husband James Burke.[1] She was re-elected at each subsequent general election until she retired from politics at the 1981 general election.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b "Mrs. Joan Burke". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 28 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Joan Burke". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 28 April 2009. 
  3. ^ "An Appreciation: Joan Burke". irishtimes.com. Retrieved 7 December 2016.