Liam Cosgrave

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Liam Cosgrave
Taoiseach
In office
14 Mairch 1973 – 5 Julie 1977
Tánaiste Brendan Corish
Precedit bi Jack Lynch
Succeedit bi Jack Lynch
Leader o the Opposition
In office
21 Aprile 1965 – 14 Mairch 1973
Precedit bi James Dillon
Succeedit bi Jack Lynch
Leader o Fine Gael
In office
21 Aprile 1965 – 1 Julie 1977
Precedit bi James Dillon
Succeedit bi Garret FitzGerald
Meenister for External Affairs
In office
2 Juin 1954 – 20 Mairch 1957
Precedit bi Frank Aiken
Succeedit bi Frank Aiken
Parliamentary Secretary tae the Meenister for Industrie an Commerce
In office
18 Februar 1948 – 13 Juin 1951
Precedit bi New office
Succeedit bi Office abolished
Govrenment Chief Whip
In office
18 Februar 1948 – 13 Juin 1951
Precedit bi Éamonn Kissane
Succeedit bi Donnchadh Ó Briain
Personal details
Naitionality Erse
Poleetical pairty Fine Gael
Spoose(s) Vera Osborne
Relations William T. Cosgrave (father)
Bairns Mary
Liam
Ciaran
Occupation Barrister
Releegion Roman Catholicism

Liam Cosgrave 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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