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Peter Kelly (17 August 1944 – 2 January 2019) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was a Teachta Dála (TD) from 2002 to 2011.[2]

Peter Kelly
Teachta Dála
In office
May 2007 – February 2011
In office
May 2002 – May 2007
Personal details
Born(1944-08-17)17 August 1944
Castlepollard, County Westmeath, Ireland
Died2 January 2019(2019-01-02) (aged 74)
Dublin, Ireland [1]
Political partyFianna Fáil
Spouse(s)Maura Kelly


Previously a funeral director and publican, Kelly was first elected to Dáil Éireann for the Longford–Roscommon constituency at the 2002 general election. He was re-elected at the 2007 general election for the new Longford–Westmeath constituency.[3] He was a member of Longford County Council from 1985 to 2003, and also previously served on Longford Town Council.

He lost his seat at the 2011 general election.[3] He died from cancer on 2 January 2019.[4]


  1. ^ "Death Notice: Peter Kelly". Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Peter Kelly". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 22 September 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Peter Kelly". Retrieved 22 September 2009.
  4. ^ "Former Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly dies". RTÉ News. 3 January 2019.
Preceded by
Albert Reynolds
(Fianna Fáil)
Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Longford–Roscommon
Constituency abolished
New constituency Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Longford–Westmeath
Succeeded by
Nicky McFadden
(Fine Gael)