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Patrick Joseph Joseph LALOR

Patrick LALOR, Irish politician. Laois County Council and former exec. member Retail Grocery, Dairy and Allied Trades Association (RGDATA); Ddil Eireann October 1961-1981; Fianna Fail, Chief Whip Pari. Party 77; of European Pari. since 1979; European Pari. Committees on Transport and Tourism, Rules of Procedure, Political Affairs, Bureau and Enlarged Bureau since 1989.

Background

  • LALOR, Patrick Joseph was born on July 21, 1926 in Dublin, Ireland. Parents: Joseph Lalor and Fanny Lalor (née Kelly).

  • Education

    • Knockbeg College, Carlow, leaving certificate, 1940-1944. Spoken languages: English, Irish.

    Career

    • Member Däil Eireann for Laois/Offaly, 1961-1981. Parliamentary Secretary to Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, 1965-1966. Parliamentary Secretary to Minister for Transport and Power.

      Posts and Telegraphs, 1966-1969. Minister for Posts and Telegraphs, 1969-1970. Minister for Industry and Commerce, 1970-1973.

      Chief Whip, FF Parliamentary Party, 1973-1977. Minister of State at Department of Taoiseach and of Defence, 1977-1979. Member of the European Parliament, 1979.

      Elected Quaestor of European Parliament 1979-1982 and since 1989. Vice-President of European Progressive Democrats Group 1979-1984. Re-elected Member of the European Parliament, for Leinster, 1984 and 1989.

      Vice-President. European Parliament, 1982-1987. Vice-President. European Democratic Alliance Group, since 1984. Member Bureau, Enlarged Bureau and Political Affairs and Rules of Procedure Committees, European Parliament.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Fianna Fáil

    Religion

    Roman Catholic.

    Membership

    Laois County Council and former exec. member Retail Grocery, Dairy and Allied Trades Association (RGDATA). Ddil Eireann October 1961-1981. Fianna Fail, Chief Whip Pari.

    Party 77; of European Pari. since 1979. European Pari. Committees on Transport and Tourism, Rules of Procedure, Political Affairs, Bureau and Enlarged Bureau since 1989.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hurling, Gaelic football, golf, drama.

    Connections

    • Spouse Myra Murphy, 1952. Children: Frances, Helen, Joseph, Veronica.
    • father: Joseph
    • mother: Frances Lalor
    • spouse: Myra Murphy
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