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Bernard Butler (1 September 1886 – 13 March 1959) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and school teacher. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin Townships constituency at the 1943 general election.[1] He was re-elected at every subsequent general election up to 1957. He died in 1959 during the 16th Dáil, a by-election was held on 22 July 1959 which was won by Richie Ryan of Fine Gael.[2] He served as Lord Mayor of Dublin from 1953 to 1954.


  1. ^ "Mr. Bernard Butler". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 23 November 2008.
  2. ^ "Bernard Butler". Retrieved 23 November 2008.
Civic offices
Preceded by
Andrew Clarkin
Lord Mayor of Dublin
Succeeded by
Alfie Byrne