Sheelagh Mary Murnaghan (1924 - 1993):
Sheelagh Murnaghan was born in Dublin and was a barrister and politician. From 1961 to 1969, she served as a Liberal member of the Northern Ireland parliament for Queen's University, Belfast, the only Liberal to have been elected to that body. She spoke on a wide range of issues: electoral equity, proportional representation, fair employment, fair allocation of houses and the introduction of an ombudsman. From 1969 to 1972 she served on the first Northern Ireland Community Relations Commission and when Direct Rule was introduced, on Whitelaw's Advisory Commission. Later she chaired National Insurance and Industrial Relations Tribunals.
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