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Ulick Burke is a former Irish Fine Gael politician. He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Galway East constituency from 1997–2002 and 2007–11, and was also a Senator for three terms.
After unsuccessfully contesting the 1981 general election in Galway East, Burke was nominated by the Taoiseach, Garret FitzGerald to the 15th Seanad. He was unsuccessful again at the February 1982 general election, and was defeated in the subsequent election to the 16th Seanad. After further defeats at a by-election in July 1982 and at the November 1982 general election, he was returned in the 1983 elections to the 17th Seanad, on the Agricultural Panel. He failed again at the 1987 general election, and lost his Seanad seat at the 1987 Seanad election.
Burke did not contest the 1992 general election, and was finally elected as a TD at the 1997 general election when the Galway East constituency was increased to 4 seats. He failed to be re-elected to Dáil Éireann at the 2002 general election, but was subsequently elected to the 22nd ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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