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Raphael P. BURKE

Raphael P. BURKE, Irish Member of the Dáil Eireann.


  • BURKE, Raphael P. was born in September 1943 in Dublin, Ireland.

  • Education

    • Christian Brothers’ O’Connell School, Dublin.


    • Member, Dublin County Council, since 1967, and Chairman, 1985-1987. Member of the Dáil, since 1973. Minister of State, Department of Industry, Commerce and Energy, 1978-1980.

      Minister for Environment, 1980-1981, 1982. Party Spokesman on Environment, 1985-1987. Minister for Energy and for Communications, 1987-1988.

      Minister for Industry and Commerce and Minister for Communications, 1988-1989. Minister for Justice and Communications, since 1989.


    Party affiliation: Fianna Fáil


    • Spouse Ann Fassbender. Children: two d.
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    Born September, 1943
    (age 74)