Cahir Healy

(1877—1970) politician

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(1877–1970), nationalist politician. A member of Sinn Féin, Healy was interned 1922–4. He was Nationalist MP in the parliament of Northern Ireland for Fermanagh-Tyrone 1925–9 and Fermanagh South 1929–65, and in the United Kingdom parliament 1922–4, 1931–5, and 1950–5. His internment during the Second World War outraged nationalists.

From The Oxford Companion to Irish History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: European History.

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