Tuesday January 28, 2020

Portraits in Power: John A Costello

John A Costello did not seek the role of taoiseach, but his detachment from the Rising and Civil War made him the compromise choice. He is an often forgotten figure, but he presided over two major episodes in the state’s history, writes Ciara Meehan

11th August, 2019

Party: Fine Gael

Constituency: Dublin County, Dublin Townships, Dublin South-East

In office: February 1948-June 1951, June 1954-March 1957

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