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Daniel O'Rourke (died 21 March 1971) was an Irish politician and teacher. He was elected unopposed as a Sinn Féin Teachta Dála (TD) to the 2nd Dáil at the 1921 elections for the Mayo South–Roscommon South constituency.[1] He supported the Anglo-Irish Treaty and voted in favour of it. He was re-elected unopposed as a pro-Treaty Sinn Féin TD at the 1922 general election.[2] He resigned his seat on 29 November 1922. He stood as a Fianna Fáil candidate at the September 1927 general election but was not elected.

He was elected as a Fianna Fáil TD at the 1932 general election for the Roscommon constituency but lost his seat at the 1933 general election. He was re-elected at the 1937 and 1938 general elections but again lost his seat at the 1943 general election. He was re-elected at the 1944 and 1948 general elections but once again lost his seat at the 1951 general election. At the 1951 Seanad election, he was elected on the Labour Panel. He stood unsuccessfully at the 1954 and 1957 general elections.

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  1. ^ "Mr. Daniel O'Rourke". Oireachtas Members Database. http://www.oireachtas.ie/members-hist/default.asp?housetype=0&HouseNum=2&MemberID=945&ConstID=146. Retrieved 10 December 2008.  
  2. ^ "Daniel O'Rourke". ElectionsIreland.org. http://electionsireland.org/candidate.cfm?ID=1146. Retrieved 10 December 2008.  
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