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(26/04/1945 - )
25th Dáil - Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and Food [10 March 1987 to 12 July 1989]
26th Dáil - Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and Food (Horticulture) [19 July 1989 to 11 February 1992]
28th Dáil - Chairman of the European Affairs Committee [10 December 1997]
30th Dáil - Ceann Comhairle [13 October 2009 to 9 March 2011]. The 30th Dáil was dissolved on 1 February 2011 however the Ceann Comhairle is deemed elected to the 31st Dáil in accordance with Article 16 6 of the Constitution and remains in office until his successor is appoined in accordance with Dáil Éireann standing order 14 (2007).