Con Meaney

Cornelius Meaney (8 December 1890 – 11 September 1970) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and farmer. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork North constituency at the 1937 general election .[1] He was re-elected at the 1938 general election but lost his seat at the 1943 general election. He was an unsuccessful candidate at the 1944, 1948 and 1951 general elections. He contested the 1961 general election and was elected for the Cork Mid constituency.[2] He retired at the 1965 general election, and his son Thomas Meaney succeeded him as a Fianna Fáil TD for Cork Mid.

Con Meaney
Teachta Dála
In office
October 1961 – April 1965
ConstituencyCork Mid
In office
July 1937 – June 1943
ConstituencyCork North
Personal details
Born(1890-12-08)8 December 1890
Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland
Died11 September 1970(1970-09-11) (aged 79)
Cork, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil
Other political
affiliations
Sinn Féin
Anti-Treaty Sinn Féin
Spouse(s)Nora Connell (m. 1923-1970, his death)
Children2
OccupationFarmer

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cornelius Meaney". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 11 April 2009.
  2. ^ "Con Meaney". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 April 2009.