Thomas Berkery (born 1953) is a Fine Gael politician from Nenagh in County Tipperary in Ireland. He is a former local councillor, and was briefly a Senator in 1997.
A farmer, auctioneer, and long-serving member of North Tipperary County Council, Berkery lost his council seat in the 1991 local elections, but was re-elected at the 1999 and 2004 local elections.He lost his seat at the 2009 local elections and stood unsuccessfully at the 2014 local elections.
Berkery was an unsuccessful Fine Gael candidate for Dáil Éireann in the Tipperary North constituency at five general elections: 1981, February 1982, November 1982, 1989 and 1997.
The 1966 Irish presidential election was the fifth election in Ireland and was held on Wednesday, 1 June 1966. Incumbent president Éamon de Valera, 83 and with a rapidly deteriorating eyesight, standing for Fianna Fáil was narrowly re-elected, with Fine Gael candidate Tom O'Higgins coming within 1% of defeating de Valera.
Richard Bruton is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for Dublin Bay North since 2016, and previously from 1982 to 2016 for the Dublin North-Central constituency. He is the Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party since July 2020. He previously served as Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment from 2018 to 2020, Minister for Education and Skills from 2016 to 2018, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation from 2011 to 2016, Deputy leader of Fine Gael from 2002 to 2010, Minister for Enterprise and Employment from 1994 to 1997 and Minister of State for Energy Affairs from 1986 to 1987. He was a Senator for the Agricultural Panel from 1981 to 1982.
The 2004 Irish local elections were held in all the counties, cities and towns of Ireland on Friday, 11 June 2004, on the same day as the European elections and referendum on the twenty-seventh amendment of the constitution. Polling was delayed until 19 June 2004 in County Roscommon, due to the sudden death of Councillor Gerry Donnelly.
Jim Higgins is an Irish former Fine Gael politician. He served as a member of Seanad Éireann, Dáil Éireann, and was a European People's Party Member of the European Parliament for the North-West constituency from 2004 to 2014.
Noel Coonan is an Irish former Fine Gael politician who served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Tipperary North constituency from 2007 to 2016. He was a Senator for the Cultural and Educational Panel from 2002 to 2007.
John Gerard Hanafin is an Irish former Fianna Fáil politician, who was a member of Seanad Éireann from 2002 to 2011. He was elected by the Labour Panel. Hanafin is the brother of the former cabinet minister Mary Hanafin and the son of the former Senator, Des Hanafin. He was first elected to the Seanad in 2002 and re-elected in 2007. He was a member of North Tipperary County Council representing the Thurles area from 1988 to 2003.
Tipperary South was a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas, from 1948 to 2016. The method of election was proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote (PR-STV).
Dan Neville is an Irish former Fine Gael politician who served as Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party from 2014 to 2016. He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) from 1997 to 2016, and was a Senator for the Labour Panel from 1989 to 1997.
Theresa Ahearn was an Irish Fine Gael politician who served as a Teachta Dála for the Tipperary South constituency from 1989 to 2000.
Pat Gallagher is the chief executive of Westmeath County Council and a former Labour Party politician. He was a Teachta Dála (TD) for Laois–Offaly from 1992 to 1997.
Madeleine Taylor-Quinn is an Irish former Fine Gael politician who served as a Senator for the Cultural and Educational Panel from 1981 to 1982 and 1992 to 2002 and a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Clare constituency from 1981 to 1982 and 1982 to 1992.
Joe O'Reilly is an Irish Fine Gael politician has served as a Senator for the Labour Panel since April 2016, and previously from 2007 to 2011 for the Industrial and Commercial Panel and from 1989 to 1992 for the Cultural and Educational Panel. He served as Leas-Chathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann from August 2020 to December 2022. He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cavan–Monaghan constituency from 2011 to 2016.
Tom Sheahan is an Irish former Fine Gael politician who served as a Senator for the Administrative Panel from 2011 to 2016 and a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kerry South constituency from 2007 to 2011.
Patrick Kennedy was a barrister and Fine Gael politician from Limerick city in Ireland.
Fintan A. Coogan is an Irish former Fine Gael politician from Galway. He was a Teachta Dála (TD) for five years, a senator for five years, and was twice Mayor of Galway.
Therese Ridge is an Irish politician from Clondalkin, County Dublin. Formerly a member of Fine Gael, she was an Independent member of South Dublin County Council from 2012 to 2014.
Pól Ó Foighil was an Irish politician and activist for Irish-speaking, coastal and island communities. A teacher turned co-operative manager, he was an active member of the Fine Gael party, and as a long-serving councillor he was the party's only elected representative in the Connemara Gaeltacht for two decades. He also served as a senator from 1989 to 1993.
Timothy Conway is an Irish former politician from Naas in County Kildare. An accountant and long-serving local councillor, he served for six years as a senator in the 1980s and later contested two general elections. In the course of his political career he switched party twice, moving from the Labour Party to the Progressive Democrats and then to Fine Gael.
Letterkenny Residents Party was a minor Irish political party that was founded to contest local elections in Letterkenny, County Donegal. It fielded one candidate in two local elections.
A Tipperary County Council election was held in County Tipperary in Ireland on 24 May 2019 as part of that year's local elections. All 40 councillors were elected for a five-year term of office from 8 local electoral areas (LEAs) by single transferable vote.