Michael Bell (Irish politician)

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Michael Bell
Teachta Dála
In office
November 1982 – May 2002
Constituency Louth
Personal details
Born (1936-10-01)1 October 1936
Died 20 May 2011(2011-05-20) (aged 74)
Political party Labour Party

Michael Bell (1 October 1936 – 20 May 2011) was an Irish Labour Party politician.[1] Bell was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Louth constituency at the November 1982 general election and retained his seat until losing it at the 2002 general election.[2] He was a trade union official before entering politics. He served on Drogheda Corporation and Louth County Council and was mayor of Drogheda between 1983 and 1984. He died in May 2011.[3]


  1. ^ "Mr. Michael Bell". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Michael Bell". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Ex-Labour TD Michael Bell dies". The Irish Times. 20 May 2011.