Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh
Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh
Personal details
Born 12 February 1911
Died 21 March 1978

Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh (12 February 1911 – 21 March 1978) served as the fifth President of Ireland, from 1974 to 1976. He resigned in 1976 after a clash with the government.

Early lifeEdit

Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh was born on 12 February 1911, in Bray, County Wicklow.


Ó Dálaigh died in 1978, less than two years after resigning the presidency. He is buried in Sneem, County Kerry.

Preceded by
Erskine H. Childers
President of Ireland
Succeeded by
Patrick Hillery
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