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Sean MacEntee (1889 - 1984):
Politician


Sean MacEntee was born in College Square, Belfast and was educated at St Malachy's College, Belfast, and Belfast Municipal College of Technology, where he qualified as an electrical engineer. For his part in the Easter Rising of 1916 he was sentenced to death. This sentence was commuted to life imprisonment, and he was released after the general amnesty of 1917. In 1918 he was elected Sinn Fein member of parliament for Monaghan. He was imprisoned for a second time by the Free State government for his active opposition to the Treaty settlement. He was a founder member of Fianna Fail and held many ministerial posts in a distinguished political career. In 1918 he published Poems. He was given an honorary doctorate by the National University of Ireland and made a Knight Grand Cross of the Pian Order.

Born: 1 January 1889
Died: 9 January 1984
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