James White (Irish businessman)

James White (Irish businessman)

(James) "Jim" White (born 2 January 1938) is an Irish businessman and hotelier, and a former Fine Gael Teachtaí Dála (TD) for constituencies in County Donegal.

He was first elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1973 general election as Fine Gael TD for the Donegal-Leitrim constituency. He was re-elected at the 1977 general election as the TD for the new Donegal constituency. After further boundary changes, he was re-elected at the 1981 general election as the TD for Donegal South West, and retired from politics at the February 1982 general election.

His Ballyshannon-based company, the White's Hotel Group [http://www.whites-hotelsireland.com/] , owns several large hotels in the spa town of Lisdoonvarna, County Clare, renowned for its annual matchmaking festival.


* [http://electionsireland.org/candidate.cfm?id=2758 James White's electoral history] (ElectionsIreland.org)

External links

* [http://www.whites-hotelsireland.com/ White's Hotel Group]

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