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Lemass, Seán Francis [formerly John Francis]locked

(1899–1971)
  • John Horgan

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Lemass, Seán Francis [formerly John Francis] (1899–1971), taoiseach, was born John Francis Lemass in Ballybrack, co. Dublin, on 15 July 1899, the second of the seven children of John Timothy Lemass, a Dublin hatter, and his wife, Frances Phelan, of Kilkenny. A scholarship student at the ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)