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Michael Pat Murphy (12 March 1919 – 28 October 2000) was an Irish Labour Party politician. A publican before entering politics, he was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Labour Party Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork West constituency at the 1951 general election.[1] He was re-elected at each subsequent election until he was retired at the 1981 general election. From 1961 he was elected for the Cork South West constituency.[2] He was appointed a Parliamentary Secretary by the Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave and served at the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries from 1973–77.[1]

His daughter Kate is married to John O'Donoghue, Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry South and former Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann.

References

  1. ^ a b "Mr. Michael Murphy". Oireachtas Members Database. http://oireachtas.ie/members-hist/default.asp?housetype=0&HouseNum=14&MemberID=801&ConstID=46. Retrieved 31 January 2008.  
  2. ^ "Michael Murphy". ElectionsIreland.org. http://electionsireland.org/candidate.cfm?ID=1876. Retrieved 31 January 2008.  

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