Timothy O'Sullivan (Fianna Fáil politician)

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Timothy (Ted) O'Sullivan (26 July 1899 – 3 March 1971) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician from County Cork. He was a Teachta Dála (TD) for 27 years, and a Senator for 15 years.[1]

O'Sullivan was elected to Dáil Éireann at his first attempt, as a Fianna Fáil candidate for the Cork West constituency at the 1937 general election.[1] He was re-elected for Cork West at the next five general elections, until he retired from the Dáil at the 1954 general election.[2]

He was then stood in the 1954 election to Seanad Éireann, on the Agricultural Panel, and was elected to the 8th Seanad. He was re-elected by the Agricultural Panel at the next three Seanad elections, before retiring from politics in 1969, after completing his term in the 11th Seanad.

His niece Peggy Farrell was a senator from 1969 to 1973.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Mr. Timothy O'Sullivan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Timothy O'Sullivan". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 
  3. ^ McNamara, Maedhbh; Mooney, Paschal (2000). Women in Parliament, Ireland 1918–2000. Dublin: Wolfhound Press. p. 186. ISBN 0-86327-759-4.