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Irish politician Seán MacEntee (1976)

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Caption   Irish politician Seán MacEntee (1976)
Personalities/Groups   MacEntee, Seán (1889 - 1984)
Description   Irish revolutionary and politician Seán MacEntee, photographed when he was a member of Ireland's Council of State in September 1976.

MacEntee fought in the War of Independence and on the anti-Treaty side in the Civil War. He was a Sinn Féin member of the 1st Dáil in 1919 and a founder-member of Fianna Fáil in 1926. He was first elected a Fianna Fáil TD in 1927 and served as a Minister in every Fianna Fáil cabinet from 1932-1965. The portfolios he held were; Finance (1932-1939 and 1951-1954), Industry and Commerce (1939-1941), Local Government and Public Health (1941-1948), Health (1957-1959), Social Welfare (1957-1961), Tánaiste and Health and Social Welfare (1959-1961), Tánaiste and Health (1961-1965).  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Library  
Photographer   Unknown  
Date of photograph   01/Sep/1976 - 30/Sep/1976
(01/Sep/1976 - 30/Sep/1976)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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