Hugh Conaghan

Hugh Conaghan (6 May 1926 – 24 March 2020) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and transport official.[1] He was an unsuccessful candidate at the Donegal North-East by-election on 10 June 1976.

Hugh Conaghan
Teachta Dála
In office
June 1981 – June 1989
ConstituencyDonegal North-East
In office
June 1977 – June 1981
ConstituencyDonegal
Personal details
Born(1926-05-06)6 May 1926
County Donegal, Ireland
Died24 March 2020(2020-03-24) (aged 93)
County Donegal, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil

He was elected to Dáil Éireann as Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Donegal constituency at the 1977 general election.[1] He was elected at the 1981 general election for the Donegal North-East constituency and was re-elected for this constituency until he lost his seat at the 1989 general election.[2] He lost his seat to party colleague Jim McDaid.[3] He was an unsuccessful candidate at the 1992 general election.[2]

Hugh Conaghan died on 24 March 2020.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Hugh Conaghan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 5 April 2009.
  2. ^ a b "Hugh Conaghan". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 5 April 2009.
  3. ^ "Minister for Fun finds success the best medicine". The Irish Times. 5 June 1999. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Former Donegal TD Hugh Conaghan dies aged 93". Highland Radio. 25 March 2020. Retrieved 25 March 2020.