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Richard Hayes

Politician + Doctor + General
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Born 1878
Died 1958

Richard Francis Hayes was an Irish politician, historian and medical doctor. He was elected as a Sinn Féin MP for Limerick East at the 1918 general election. In January 1919, Sinn Féin MPs who had been elected in the Westminster elections of 1918 refused to attend the British House of Commons and instead assembled in the Mansion House, Dublin as a revolutionary parliament called Dáil Éireann. Hayes could not attend as he was imprisoned by the British authorities at the time.… Read More

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1878 Birth Born in 1878.

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1918 40 Years Old He was elected as a Sinn Féin MP for Limerick East at the 1918 general election. In January 1919, Sinn Féin MPs who had been elected in the Westminster elections of 1918 refused to attend the British House of Commons and instead assembled in the Mansion House, Dublin as a revolutionary parliament called Dáil Éireann. … Read More
1921 43 Years Old During the War of Independence he was interned in the Curragh Camp. He was elected at the 1921 elections as a Sinn Féin Teachta Dála (TD) for Limerick City–Limerick East and was released after the truce. … Read More
1922 44 Years Old He was re-elected at the 1922 general election as a pro-Treaty Sinn Féin TD and subsequently as a Cumann na nGaedheal TD at the 1923 general election.
1924 46 Years Old He resigned from the Dáil in January 1924 and retired from politics. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1958 80 Years Old Died in 1958.
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