Patrick McGowan

Patrick McGowan (16 July 1926 – 3 October 1999) was a Fianna Fáil politician in Ireland.[1]

Patrick McGowan
In office
In office
ConstituencyAgricultural Panel
Personal details
Born16 July 1926
County Donegal, Ireland
Died3 October 1999(1999-10-03) (aged 73)
County Donegal, Ireland
Political partyFianna Fáil
ChildrenPatrick McGowan
OccupationPolitician, Farmer, Merchant

A farmer and potato merchant, he was an elected to Seanad Éireann from 1965 to 1981, and from 1987 to 1999. He was elected on the Agricultural Panel[2] and served for 28 years making him one of Ireland's longest serving Seanad Éireann members.

His son Patrick is a member of Donegal County Council for the Stranorlar electoral area, and was an unsuccessful candidate in the 2002 and 2007 Seanad elections, on the Agricultural Panel.[3]


  1. "Mr. Patrick McGowan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 16 February 2008.
  2. "Patrick (Paddy) McGowan". Retrieved 16 February 2008.
  3. "Patrick McGowan". Retrieved 16 February 2008.

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