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Raphael P. BURKE

Member of the Däil Eireann

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

Background

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

Education

Christian Brothers’ O’Connell School, Dublin.

Career

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.

Connections

Spouse Ann Fassbender. Children: two d.