Tadhg Crowley

Tadhg Crowley (1 May 1890 – 25 July 1969)[1][2] was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Limerick constituency at the June 1927 general election.[3]

Tadhg Crowley
Teachta Dála
In office
May 1951  March 1957
In office
June 1938  May 1944
In office
June 1927  July 1937
In office
May 1957  December 1961
In office
August 1944  April 1948
ConstituencyIndustrial and Commercial Panel
Personal details
Timothy Crowley

(1890-05-01)1 May 1890
Ballylanders, County Limerick, Ireland
Died25 July 1969(1969-07-25) (aged 79)
Ballylanders, County Limerick, Ireland
Resting placeLadywell Graveyard, Ballylanders, County Limerick, Ireland
Political partyFianna Fáil

Early life

He was born Timothy Crowley in Ballylanders, County Limerick in 1 May 1890 to Timothy Crowley and Ellen Crowley (née Ryan). His father Timothy (born 1847) was a draper and had taken part in the Fenian Rising.

Political career

Crowley was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Limerick constituency at the June 1927 general election. He was re-elected at each subsequent general election until he lost his seat at the 1937 general election.[4] He regained his seat at the 1938 general election and held it at the 1943 general election, but lost his seat again at the 1944 general election. Crowley was elected to the 5th Seanad in 1944 by the Industrial and Commercial Panel. He was defeated at the 1948 Seanad election. He was once more elected to the Dáil at the 1951 general election and was re-elected at the 1954 general election. Crowley did not contest the 1957 general election but did contest the 1957 Seanad election, and was elected to the 9th Seanad by the Industrial and Commercial Panel. He did not contest the 1961 Seanad election.


  1. "Irish Genealogy". civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  2. "LI-LWBL-0023 | Historic Graves". historicgraves.com. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  3. "Tadhg Crowley". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  4. "Tadhg Crowley". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 12 January 2009.
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