Patrick Hegarty

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Patrick Hegarty (26 December 1926 – 31 October 2002) was an Irish Fine Gael politician and farmer. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fine Gael Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork North-East constituency at the 1973 general election, and was re-elected in 1977. In 1981 he was elected for the Cork East constituency, and was re-elected there at each subsequent election until he was defeated at the 1989 general election.[1] He also stood unsuccessfully as a candidate at the 1992 general election.[2] He was appointed a Minister of State by the Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald and served at the Department of Agriculture from 1982 to 1987. He also served as Minister of State at the Department of Industry and Commerce from 1986 to 1987.


  1. ^ "Mr. Patrick Hegarty". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 11 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Patrick Hegarty". Retrieved 11 April 2009. 
Preceded by
Gerard Cott
(Fine Gael)
Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Cork East
Succeeded by
Paul Bradford
(Fine Gael)