Dr Tony White’s latest book, Irish Parliamentarians: Deputies and Senators 1918–2018, is a comprehensive directory of the 1,780 men and women who have been TDs or Senators in the parliament of the Irish State since the first meeting of Dáil Eireann in January 1919. The election for the first Dáil took place 100 years ago, on 14 December. The book profiles the founders of modern Irish democracy and their successors. It gives details of their families, their education, and their careers inside and outside politics.
Tony White (Crescent Past Pupil and author of a book on the history of Crescent College Comprehensive SJ ) outlines the changing face of the Dáil over the past century, particularly in regard to the rise of female deputies and senators.
This book was gratefully accepted into the CCC School library and will be a most useful research and reference source for years to come.
Irish Parliamentarians: Deputies and Senator 1918 –2108 », is published by the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) and costs €60.
Also available in Limerick in OMahonys Booksellers – https://www.omahonys.ie/r_prod_info.php?p=10430802