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Thomas Meaney (born 11 August 1931) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician and farmer. His father Con Meaney was also a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD). When his father retired at the 1965 general election, Thomas Meaney succeeded him as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork Mid constituency.[1] He was re-elected at every subsequent general election until his retirement from politics at the November 1982 general election.[2] He served as a Minister of State at the Department of Industry, Commerce and Energy from 1980–81. He is a regular contributor to the London Review of Books, among other Anglo-American publications.

Thomas Meaney
Minister of State at the Department of Industry, Commerce and Energy
In office
27 March 1980 – 30 June 1981
Teachta Dála
In office
June 1981 – November 1982
ConstituencyCork North-West
In office
April 1965 – June 1981
ConstituencyCork Mid
Personal details
Born (1931-08-11) 11 August 1931 (age 88)
Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Ted Nealon (1977), Nealon's Guide to the 21st Dáil and Seanad.
  • Joe Joyce and Peter Murtagh (1983), The Boss.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mr. Thomas Meaney". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 11 April 2009.
  2. ^ "Thomas Meaney". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 April 2009.