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Liam Cosgrave

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Liam Cosgrave
In office
14 Mairch 1973 – 5 Julie 1977
TánaisteBrendan Corish
Precedit biJack Lynch
Succeedit biJack Lynch
Leader o the Opposition
In office
21 Aprile 1965 – 14 Mairch 1973
Precedit biJames Dillon
Succeedit biJack Lynch
Leader o Fine Gael
In office
21 Aprile 1965 – 1 Julie 1977
Precedit biJames Dillon
Succeedit biGarret FitzGerald
Meenister for External Affairs
In office
2 Juin 1954 – 20 Mairch 1957
Precedit biFrank Aiken
Succeedit biFrank Aiken
Parliamentary Secretary tae the Meenister for Industrie an Commerce
In office
18 Februar 1948 – 13 Juin 1951
Precedit biNew office
Succeedit biOffice abolished
Govrenment Chief Whip
In office
18 Februar 1948 – 13 Juin 1951
Precedit biÉamonn Kissane
Succeedit biDonnchadh Ó Briain
Personal details
Born13 Apryle 1920(1920-04-13)
Dublin, Ireland
Dee'd4 October 2017 (aged 97)
Dun Laoghaire
Poleetical pairtyFine Gael
Spoose(s)Vera Osborne
RelationsWilliam T. Cosgrave (father)
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Liam Cosgrave (13 Aprile 1920 - 4 October 2017) servit as Taoiseach o Ireland frae 1973 tae 1977. He entered Erse politics in 1943 an retained his seat till his retirement in 1981. Prior tae his service as Taoiseach, Cosgrave wis Meenister for External Affairs.

Liam Cosgrave is the son o W.T. Cosgrave, Heid o Government frae 1922 tae 1932. Atween them, the twa Cosgraves, W. T. an Liam, served in Dáil Éireann frae 1918 till 1981.

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