constitution of Ireland

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Eamon De Valera (1882—1975) taoiseach and president of Éire



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WHITAKER, Thomas Kenneth (born 1916), Chancellor, National University of Ireland, 1976–96; Member, Council of State, Ireland, 1991–97; Chairman, Constitution Review Group, 1995–96; President, Royal Irish Academy, 1985–87


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Largely the work of de Valera, the constitution was drafted during 1935–7 by a small team of civil servants working under his supervision. He also consulted academic, legal, and religious authorities.


Subjects: European History.

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