Tom Foxe

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For those of a similar name, see Tom Fox (disambiguation).

Tom Foxe (1 June 1937 – 8 February 2000) was an Irish independent politician and former owner of Tom Foxe's Bar in Roscommon Town in County Roscommon, where Foxe himself is from. [1]

Foxe was elected to Dáil Éireann as an independent Teachta Dála (TD) on his first attempt, at the 1989 general election, when he stood as an independent candidate in the Roscommon constituency. He unseated the sitting Fianna Fáil TD and former minister Seán Doherty.

He was re-elected at the 1992 general election, for the new constituency of Longford–Roscommon, but lost his seat at the 1997 general election.[2]

At the 1991 local elections, he was elected to Roscommon County Council for Roscommon town, and served until his death on February 8,2000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Tom Foxe". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Tom Foxe". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 13 May 2013.