Patsy Lawlor

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Patsy Lawlor (17 March 1933 – 19 December 1997) was an Irish politician, nurse and businesswoman. She was elected to Seanad Éireann on the Cultural and Educational Panel in 1981 as a Fine Gael member.[1] She lost her seat at the 1983 Seanad election. She was president of the Irish Countrywomen's Association for many years.[2]

At the 1991 local elections, she was elected as an independent member to Kildare County Council for the Naas electoral area.[3] She was an unsuccessful independent candidate at the 1992 general election for the Kildare constituency.

Her son Anthony Lawlor was elected as a Fine Gael Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare North constituency at the 2011 general election.[4]

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  1. ^ "Mrs. Patsy Lawlor". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 21 February 2009. 
  2. ^ "Death of Former Oireachtas Members: Expressions of Sympathy". Oireachtas Parliamentary Debates. 4 February 1998. 
  3. ^ "Patsy Lawlor". Retrieved 21 February 2009. 
  4. ^ "Anthony Lawlor". Retrieved 8 October 2011.