Peter Barry

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Peter Barry
Tánaiste
In office
20 January 1987 – 10 March 1987
Preceded byDick Spring
Succeeded byBrian Lenihan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
14 December 1982 – 10 March 1987
Preceded byGerry Collins
Succeeded byBrian Lenihan
Minister for Transport and Power
In office
14 March 1973 – 2 December 1976
Preceded byMichael O'Kennedy
Succeeded byTom Fitzpatrick
Minister for Education
In office
2 December 1976 – 25 May 1977
Preceded byRichard Burke
Succeeded byJohn Wilson
Minister for the Environment
In office
30 June 1981 – 9 March 1982
Preceded byRay Burke
Succeeded byRay Burke
Teachta Dála
In office
June 1981 – June 1997
ConstituencyCork South–Central
In office
June 1977 – June 1981
ConstituencyCork City
In office
June 1969 – June 1977
ConstituencyCork City South–East
Personal details
Born(1928-08-10)10 August 1928
Cork, Ireland
Died26 August 2016(2016-08-26) (aged 88)
Cork, Ireland
Political partyFine Gael
Spouse(s)Margaret Mullane (d.2013)
RelationsAnthony Barry (Father)
Deirdre Clune (Daughter)
Children6

Peter Barry (10 August 1928 – 26 August 2016) was a Irish politician and businessman. He was from Cork city. He was a member of Fine Gael. He was a Teachta Dála (TD; member of parliament) from 1969 to 1997, and Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1982 to 1987. He helped negotiate the Anglo-Irish Agreement. In 1987, he served for a short time as Tánaiste (deputy prime minister).[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mr. Peter Barry". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 28 February 2009.