Maurice O'Connell (Fine Gael)

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Maurice O'Connell (born 20 October 1936 in Penang, Malaysia) is a former Fine Gael politician in Ireland. He was a Senator from 1981 to 1983, elected to the short-lived 15th and 16th Seanads on the Labour Panel.[1] He was defeated in the 1983 election to the 17th Seanad.[1]

His great uncle Sir William Bernard Hickie served as a Senator from 1925 to 1936.

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His grandfather Henry Hugh Peter Deasy (1866 – February 1947) was an army officer, founder of the Deasy Motor Car Company and a writer. He was born in Dublin. And was one of the first westerners to map uncharted areas of Chinese Turkestan (Tibet) approx 4,000 square miles (10,000 km2) were surveyed over a three-year period commencing 1898.


  1. ^ a b "Mr. Maurice O'Connell". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2008-02-22.