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Daly, Carroll (also Cearbhaill O'Dalaigh)

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Born: 1911 AD
Died: 1978 AD, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: Irish
Categories: Politician, Presidents

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1911 - Born on the 12th of February in Dublin. Ireland.

 

Graduated from University College Dublin Ó Dálaigh.

 

1946-1948 - He became Ireland's youngest Attorney General under Taoiseach Éamon de Valera.

 

1951 - Re-appointed as Attorney General.

 

1953 - Appointed as the youngest member of the Supreme Court by his mentor, de Valera.

 

Became Ireland's youngest Chief Justice.

 

1972 - He was nominated to become president of Ireland.

 

1974-1976 - Served as fifth President of Ireland.

 

1976 - He resigned the presidency after a clash with the government. (1st Irish president to resign)

 

1978 - Ó Dálaigh died on 21st of March and was buried in Sneem, County Kerry.

 

 

 

 


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