Patrick McGilligan

1889-1979; b. Coleraine, Co. Derry; ed. St. Columb’s, Derry; Clongowes Wood, and UCD, bar 1921; unsuccessful Sinn Féin candidate, 1918; Dail TD for University College, Dublin [UCD/NUI], and Minister of Industry and Commerce, 1924-32, initiating the electrification scheme; additionally Minister of External Affairs, from 1927; Imperial Conference delegate, 1929-30; Dublin TD, 1939-65; Prof. of Constitutional Law, UCD; Senior Counsel, 1946; Att. Gen. 1951-54. DUB

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