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Daly, Carroll (also Cearbhaill O'Dalaigh)

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

Nationality: Irish
Categories: Politician, Presidents


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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