John Stafford (Irish politician)

John Stafford (Irish politician)

John Stafford (born 1944) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil party politician and Teachta Dála (TD). He was first elected to the 25th Dáil in the 1987 General election for Dublin Central. He was re-elected in the 1989 election, but lost his seat in the 1992 election when he stood in the Dublin North Central constituency due to the 1992 boundary revisions

A member of Dublin City Council, Stafford was Lord Mayor of Dublin from 1997–1998 [] , and later proposed the motion which led to the council supporting the construction of the Spire of Dublin. The spire was opposed by his brother, Councillor Tom Stafford. [] .

The family also operate an undertakers business.



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