John Dinneen

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John Dinneen (23 March 1867 – 1 January 1942) was an Irish Farmers' Party politician. A farmer by profession, he was first elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1922 general election as a Farmers' Party Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork East and North East constituency.[1] He was re-elected at the 1923 general election for the Cork East constituency. He lost his seat at the June 1927 general election.[2]

His nephew Liam Ahern served as a Fianna Fáil Senator and TD from 1957–74 and his grand-nephew Michael Ahern, son of Liam Ahern, has been a Fianna Fáil TD for Cork East since 1982.

In June 1922 the Bishop of Cloyne Robert Browne, contributed £20 each to the election funds of Michael Hennessy and Dinneen, Commercial and Farmer pro-Treaty candidates respectively for the Cork East and North East constituency.[3]

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  1. ^ "Mr. John Dinneen". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "John Dinneen". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 
  3. ^ "Mr. De Valera's New Claim". The Times. 14 June 1922.