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Patrick Kelly

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Born: 10 August 1875 Clonina, Co Clare    Died: 20 November 1934    Age: 59 years 3 months 10 days

A distinguished soldier, farmer and politician, Kelly represented Clare in the Dail between 1927 and 1932. Eldest son of Tom Ban Kelly and Bridget Davoren and grandson of the successful catholic landowner, Pat Mor Kelly and Bridget Gibson from Fortview in Co Clare. In 1899 he left Ireland to fight in the Boer War and distinguished himself with honours, returning to Clonina to take over the farm. He married Bridget in 1914. While on his farm in 1934 he died of pneumonia and septicemia. Kelly left a wife and eight children, the youngest of which was just one year old.

Date of birth and photographs supplied by Ray Kelly (grandson).

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 Date    Election    Party    Status    Constituency    Seat    Count    Votes    Share    Quota 

 1923     4th Dail      Cumann na nGaedheal lozenge    Not Elected     Clare         (5)      588     1.49%     0.09 
 Jun 1927     5th Dail      Cumann na nGaedheal lozenge    Elected     Clare    3          3,612     9.37%     
 Sep 1927     6th Dail      Cumann na nGaedheal lozenge    Elected     Clare    3          5,646     13.93%     
 1932     7th Dail      Cumann na nGaedheal lozenge    Not Elected     Clare              4,301     10.39%     

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