Dermot Honan

Dermot Honan

Dermot Patrick Honan (died 20 July 1986) was a Fianna Fáil politician from County Clare in Ireland who served as a senator for 8 years.[1]

An licensed vinter before entering politics, he was elected in 1965 to the 11th Seanad Éireann on the Industrial and Commercial Panel, and was re-elected in 1969 to the 12th Seanad. He was defeated in the 1973 Seanad election,[1] but his widow Tras Honan was elected as a senator in 1977, and in a 15-year career in Seanad Éireann she was twice elected as Cathaoirleach (speaker).[2] His father T. V. Honan had been a senator from 1934 to 1954.

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