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Liam Lawlor

Born Oct 1, 1945

Liam Aloysius Lawlor was an Irish politician who resigned from the Fianna Fáil political party following a finding by a party standards committee that he had failed to co-operate with its investigation into planning irregularities, and subsequently came into conflict with the Mahon Tribunal.… Read More

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1944 Birth Born on October 19, 1944.


1974 29 Years Old In 1974, he unsuccessfully stood as a candidate in the local elections to Dublin County Council.


1977 32 Years Old In 1977 he was elected to Dáil Éireann for Dublin County West as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD).
1979 34 Years Old In 1979, he became a member of Dublin County Council.
1981 36 Years Old At the 1981 general election he lost his Dáil seat in what was now the constituency of Dublin West, regained it in February 1982, but lost it again in the November 1982 general election.


1987 42 Years Old Lawlor regained his Dáil seat again in the 1987 election, and was appointed Chairman of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Commercial State-Sponsored Bodies.
1989 44 Years Old He resigned the position in 1989 due to his position as a non-executive director of Food Industries, a company that wished to acquire the Irish Sugar Company.
1991 46 Years Old In 1991 he lost his seat on Dublin City Council, and in the 1992 general election he nearly lost his Dáil seat to Tomás Mac Giolla of the Workers' Party. … Read More


2000 55 Years Old On the eve of publication of the committee report in June 2000, Lawlor resigned from the party; however he continued to support the government in the Dáil.
2002 57 Years Old 1 More Event
He did not stand in the 2002 general election. … Read More


2005 60 Years Old 1 More Event
Lawlor was killed on 22 October 2005, 3 days after his 61st birthday when the Mercedes-Benz car he was being driven in on the way from Sheremetyevo International Airport crashed into a concrete lamppost on the Leningrad Shosse, the main road between St. Petersburg and Moscow, twenty-three kilometers from Moscow. … Read More
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