Martin Gibbons

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Martin Gibbons (born 1 March 1953) is an Irish farmer and former Progressive Democrats TD who represented Carlow–Kilkenny in Dáil Éireann from 1987 to 1989.[1]

Gibbons was one of 14 Progressive Democrat TDs elected to the 25th Dáil at the 1987 general election, the first election after the party was founded. He was elected for Carlow–Kilkenny, the constituency previously represented by his father Jim Gibbons, Snr, a long-serving Fianna Fáil TD and Cabinet minister.

He was defeated at the 1989 general election, and did not stand for election again.[2] His brother Jim Gibbons, Jnr unsuccessfully contested the seat at the 1997 general election.

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  1. ^ "Mr. Martin Gibbons". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Martin Gibbons". Retrieved 14 April 2013.