Bob Aylward

Robert Aylward (2 February 1911 – 18 July 1974) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as a Senator for the Agricultural Panel from 1973 to 1974.[1]

Bob Aylward
In office
1 March 1973 – 18 July 1974
ConstituencyAgricultural Panel
Personal details
Robert Aylward

(1911-02-02)2 February 1911
Kilkenny, Ireland
Died18 July 1974(1974-07-18) (aged 63)
Kilkenny, Ireland
Political partyFianna Fáil

He stood unsuccessfully as a Fianna Fáil candidate for Dáil Éireann in the Carlow–Kilkenny constituency at three successive general elections in 1965, 1969 and 1973. After his 1973 defeat he was elected to the 13th Seanad Éireann by the Agricultural Panel, and died in office the following year.[2]

His son Liam is a former Fianna Fáil MEP and TD, and another son Bobby currently serves as a TD.[2]


  1. ^ "Bob Aylward". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Bob Aylward". Retrieved 25 February 2008.

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