Farrell McElgunn

Farrell McElgunn (born 5 January 1932) is an Irish former Fianna Fáil politician and teacher. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in UCG in Galway in Irish and History, and later completed a masters of Irish in Maynooth University. He is now a local historian.[1] He was nominated by the Taoiseach to the 11th Seanad on 21 November 1968.[2] He stood as a Fianna Fáil candidate at the 1969 general election for the Roscommon–Leitrim constituency but was unsuccessful. He was re-nominated by the Taoiseach to the 12th Seanad following the 1969 election. He served as a member of the first Irish delegation as a Member of the European Parliament from Jan–Feb 1973. He stood again at the 1973 general election for Roscommon–Leitrim but was again unsuccessful.[3]


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  2. "Farrell McElgunn". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 10 April 2009.
  3. "Farrell McElgunn". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 10 April 2009.

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