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Patrick J. Ruttledge (1892 – 8 May 1952) was an Irish politician.[1] Born in Ballina, Co. Mayo, he was educated at St Muredach's College there and later St. Enda's Rathfarnham, run by Padraig Pearse. After studying at Trinity College, Dublin, he qualified as a solicitor in 1918 and built up a practice in his home town.[2] During the Irish War of Independence
Irish War of Independence
he was active in the I.R.A. He was a close friend of Sean MacDermott, with whom he lived for some time.[2] He also took part in local politics, becoming chair of Ballina Urban Council from 1919 to 1932 and chair of Mayo County Council from 1922 to 1926. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann
Dáil Éireann
in 1921 as a Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
Teachta Dála for Mayo North and West.[3] He opposed the Anglo-Irish Treaty
Anglo-Irish Treaty
of 1921 and joined the Republican forces and was seriously injured during the Civil War.[2] He was re-elected to the Dáil again in 1923 for Mayo North and in a further ten elections until 1951. In 1926 Ruttledge was a founder-member of Fianna Fáil. He joined the cabinet of Éamon de Valera
Éamon de Valera
in 1932, serving as Minister for Lands and Fisheries, Minister for Justice and Minister for Local Government and Public Health, resigning in 1941 due to ill health. Ruttledge died in 1952 while still a member of the Dáil. He was described by the Irish Times as 'a gentle, kind and upright man'. He married Helena and they had one son Ronan died young and three daughters. A horsebreeder, he was a member of the Turf Club and won the Irish Derby
Irish Derby
with Mondragon in 1939.[2] References[edit]

^ "Mr. Patrick J. Ruttledge". Oireachtas
Oireachtas
Members Database. Retrieved 13 February 2012.  ^ a b c d "Obituary: Mr P. J. Ruttledge, T. D.", Irish Times, 9 May 1952. ^ "Patrick J. Ruttledge". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 

Oireachtas

New constituency Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
Teachta Dála for Mayo North and West 1921–1923 Succeeded by Ruttledge joins Anti-Treaty faction of Sinn Féin

Preceded by Ruttledge was Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
prior to Treaty split Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
(Anti-Treaty) Teachta Dála for Mayo North and West 1921–1923 Succeeded by Constituency abolished

New constituency Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
Teachta Dála for Mayo North 1923–1926 Succeeded by Ruttledge joins Fianna Fáil
Fianna Fáil
as founder-member

Preceded by Ruttledge was previously a member of Sinn Féin Fianna Fáil
Fianna Fáil
Teachta Dála for Mayo North 1926–1952 Succeeded by Phelim Calleary

Political offices

Preceded by Fionán Lynch Minister for Lands and Fisheries 1932–1933 Succeeded by Joseph Connolly

Preceded by James Geoghegan Minister for Justice 1933–1939 Succeeded by Gerald Boland

Preceded by Seán T. O'Kelly Minister for Local Government and Public Health 1939–1941 Succeeded by Seán MacEntee

Party political offices

Preceded by Michael O'Flanagan Vice-President of Sinn Féin 1923–1926 With: Kathleen Lynn Succeeded by Mary MacSwiney
Mary MacSwiney
and John Madden

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De Valera Cabinet (1932–33)

President of the Executive Council: Éamon de Valera

Frank Aiken Joseph Connolly Thomas Derrig James Geoghegan Seán Lemass Seán MacEntee Seán T. O'Kelly P. J. Ruttledge James Ryan

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De Valera Cabinet (1933–37)

President of the Executive Council: Éamon de Valera

Frank Aiken Gerald Boland Joseph Connolly Thomas Derrig Seán Lemass Seán MacEntee Seán T. O'Kelly P. J. Ruttledge James Ryan Oscar Traynor

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De Valera Cabinet (1937)

President of the Executive Council: Éamon de Valera

Frank Aiken Gerald Boland Thomas Derrig Seán Lemass Seán MacEntee Seán T. O'Kelly P. J. Ruttledge James Ryan Oscar Traynor

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De Valera Cabinet (1937–38)

Taoiseach: Éamon de Valera

Frank Aiken Gerald Boland Thomas Derrig Seán Lemass Seán MacEntee Seán T. O'Kelly P. J. Ruttledge James Ryan Oscar Traynor

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De Valera Cabinet (1938–43)

Taoiseach: Éamon de Valera

Frank Aiken Gerald Boland Thomas Derrig Seán Lemass Patrick Little Seán MacEntee Seán T. O'Kelly P. J. Ruttledge James Ryan Oscar Traynor

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Ministers for Justice of Ireland

Michael Collins Arthur Griffith Austin Stack Eamonn Duggan Kevin O'Higgins W. T. Cosgrave James FitzGerald-Kenney James Geoghegan P. J. Ruttledge Gerald Boland Seán Mac Eoin Daniel Morrissey James Everett Oscar Traynor Charles Haughey Seán Lemass Brian Lenihan, Snr Micheál Ó Móráin Desmond O'Malley Patrick Cooney Gerry Collins Jim Mitchell Seán Doherty Michael Noonan Alan Dukes Ray Burke Pádraig Flynn Máire Geoghegan-Quinn Nora Owen John O'Donoghue Michael McDowell Brian Lenihan, Jnr Dermot Ahern Brendan Smith Alan Shatter Frances Fitzgerald Charles Flanagan

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Ministers for Health of Ireland

Séamus Burke Richard Mulcahy Seán T. O'Kelly P. J. Ruttledge Éamon de Valera Seán MacEntee James Ryan Noël Browne John A. Costello Tom O'Higgins Donogh O'Malley Seán Flanagan Erskine H. Childers Brendan Corish Charles Haughey Michael Woods Eileen Desmond Barry Desmond John Boland Rory O'Hanlon Mary O'Rourke John O'Connell Brendan Howlin Michael Noonan Brian Cowen Micheál Martin Mary Harney Mary Coughlan James Reilly Leo Varadkar Simon Harris

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Sinn Féin

History

History of Sinn Féin

Abstentionism

Armalite and ballot box strategy Clann na hÉireann Cumann na nGaedheal (1900) Comhairle na dTeachtaí Éire Nua Election results Fianna Fáil Fine Gael Gaelic American German Plot Provisional IRA Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
Manifesto 1918 Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
MPs Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
(newspaper) Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
Printing & Publishing Company Republican News Republican Sinn Féin United Irishman Willie O'Dea affidavit incident Workers' Party of Ireland 32 County Sovereignty Movement

Leadership

Presidents

Edward Martyn (1905–08) John Sweetman (1908–11) Arthur Griffith
Arthur Griffith
(1911–17) Éamon de Valera
Éamon de Valera
(1917–26) John J. O'Kelly (Sceilg) (1926–31) Brian O'Higgins
Brian O'Higgins
(1931–33) Michael O'Flanagan (1933–35) Cathal Ó Murchadha (1935–37) Margaret Buckley (1937–50) Paddy McLogan (1950–52) Tomás Ó Dubhghaill (1952–54) Paddy McLogan (1954–62) Tomás Mac Giolla
Tomás Mac Giolla
(1962–70) Ruairí Ó Brádaigh
Ruairí Ó Brádaigh
(1970–83) Gerry Adams
Gerry Adams
(1983–2018) Mary Lou McDonald (2018–present)

Vice presidents

John Sweetman (1905–07) Arthur Griffith
Arthur Griffith
(1905–08; 1917–22) Bulmer Hobson
Bulmer Hobson
(1907–10) Jennie Wyse Power (1911–) Thomas Kelly (1911–) Fr. Michael O'Flanagan (1917–23) P. J. Ruttledge (1923–26) Mary MacSwiney John Madden John J. O'Kelly (1931-33) Margaret Buckley (1933–35; 1952–60) Liam Raul (1933-37) Tom Maguire
Tom Maguire
(1935-37) Seamus Mitchell Padraig de Paor Criostóir O'Neill Michael Traynor (1950–54; 1962) Tomás Ó Dubhghaill (1950–52; 1954–62) Tony Magan (1960–62) Rory O'Driscoll (1962–63) Larry Grogan (1962–69; 1970–71) Seán Caughey (1963–65) Joe Clarke (1966–72) Cathal Goulding (1969–70) Dáithí Ó Conaill
Dáithí Ó Conaill
(1971–78; 1978–83) Máire Drumm
Máire Drumm
(1972–76) Joe Cahill (1976–78) Gerry Adams
Gerry Adams
(1978–83) Phil Flynn (1983–85) John Joe McGirl (1985–88) Pat Doherty (1988–2009) Mary Lou McDonald (2009–2018) Michelle O'Neill
Michelle O'Neill
(2018–present)

Seanad leaders

Pearse Doherty (2007–10) David Cullinane
David Cullinane
(2011–16) Rose Conway-Walsh
Rose Conway-Walsh
(2016–)

Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
leaders

Gerry Adams
Gerry Adams
(1998–2007) Martin McGuinness
Martin McGuinness
(2007–17) Michelle O'Neill
Michelle O'Neill
(2017–)

Chairpersons

Seán MacManus (1984–90) Tom Hartley (1990–96) Mitchel McLaughlin
Mitchel McLaughlin
(1996–2005) Mary Lou McDonald (2005–09) Declan Kearney
Declan Kearney
(2009–)

General secretaries

Joe Cahill Cathleen Knowles Tom Hartley (1984–86) Joe Reilly (1986–88) Lucilita Bhreatnach (1988–2003) Mitchel McLaughlin
Mitchel McLaughlin
(2003–07) Rita O'Hare
Rita O'Hare
(2007–09) Dawn Doyle
Dawn Doyle
(2009–)

Directors of publicity

Seán Ó Brádaigh (1960–79) Danny Morrison (1979–90) Rita O'Hare
Rita O'Hare
(1990–98) Dawn Doyle
Dawn Doyle
(1998–2008) Rosaleen Doherty (2008–)

Party structures

Leader of Sinn Féin Ardfheis Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
Front Bench Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
Republican Youth An Phoblacht Friends of Sinn Féin

Presidential candidates

Martin McGuinness
Martin McGuinness
(2011)

Elected representatives

Dáil Éireann

Gerry Adams John Brady Pat Buckley Seán Crowe David Cullinane Pearse Doherty Dessie Ellis Martin Ferris Kathleen Funchion Martin Kenny Mary Lou McDonald Denise Mitchell Imelda Munster Carol Nolan Jonathan O'Brien Eoin Ó Broin Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire Louise O'Reilly Aengus Ó Snodaigh Maurice Quinlivan Brian Stanley Peadar Tóibín

Seanad Éireann

Rose Conway-Walsh Máire Devine Paul Gavan Pádraig Mac Lochlainn Niall Ó Donnghaile Fintan Warfield

European Parliament

Martina Anderson Lynn Boylan Matt Carthy Liadh Ní Riada

Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Assembly

Caoimhe Archibald Cathal Boylan Michaela Boyle Linda Dillon Jemma Dolan Sinéad Ennis Megan Fearon Órlaithí Flynn Colm Gildernew Declan Kearney Catherine Kelly Gerry Kelly Seán Lynch Alex Maskey Declan McAleer Raymond McCartney Fra McCann Philip McGuigan Ian Milne Karen Mullan Conor Murphy Carál Ní Chuilín John O'Dowd Máirtín Ó Muilleoir Michelle O'Neill Emma Rogan Pat Sheehan

House of Commons (Abstentionist)

Mickey Brady Michelle Gildernew Chris Hazzard Paul Maskey Elisha McCallion Barry McElduff Francie Molloy

Lists

List of current Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
elected representatives

Alliances

European United Left–Nordic Green Left

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Irish Republican Army
Irish Republican Army
(1919–1922)

General

Genealogy Irish Volunteers Irish Citizen Army Easter Rising Sinn Féin Declaration of Independence Irish Republic Dáil Éireann
Dáil Éireann
( First Dáil
First Dáil
& Second Dáil) Irish Bulletin Irish War of Independence Flying column Government of Ireland
Government of Ireland
Act 1920 British Partition ( Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
& Southern Ireland) Anglo-Irish Treaty Irish Civil War Irish Free State

Organisation

Brigades of the Irish Republican Army Irish Republican Police The Squad

Actions

Soloheadbeg ambush Rescue at Knocklong Listowel mutiny Rineen ambush Tooreen ambush Battle of Ballinalee Dublin Bloody Sunday Kilmichael ambush Clonfin ambush Dromkeen ambush Upton train ambush Clonmult ambush Coolavokig ambush Sheemore ambush Clonbanin ambush Selton Hill ambush Burgery ambush Crossbarry ambush Headford ambush Scramoge ambush Kilmeena ambush Custom House burning Carrowkennedy ambush Coolacrease killings Belfast Bloody Sunday

Chiefs of Staff

Cathal Brugha
Cathal Brugha
(1917–19) Richard Mulcahy
Richard Mulcahy
(1919–22) Eoin O'Duffy
Eoin O'Duffy
(1922)

Personalities

Michael Collins JJ "Ginger" O'Connell Terence MacSwiney Emmet Dalton Dick McKee Paddy Daly Piaras Béaslaí Robert Erskine Childers Liam Mellows Joe McKelvey Frank Aiken Gearóid O'Sullivan Tom Maguire Seán Lemass Seán Mac Mahon Stephen Behan Andrew Cooney Seán Treacy Dan Breen Seán Hogan Séamus Robinson Tom Barry Seán Mac Eoin Charlie Hurley Seán O'Hegarty Seán Moylan Tom McEllistrim George Oliver Plunkett George Lennon Michael Kilroy Ernie O'Malley Frank Aiken Moss Twomey Tom Hales Sean Hales Peadar O'Donnell Liam Tobin Joseph McGrath Richard Barrett Louis Darcy

Associates

Irish Republican Brotherhood Cumann na mBan Fianna Éireann Clan na Gael Irish Self-Determination League National Association of Old IRA 1916–1921 Club

Derivatives

National Army Anti-Treaty Irish Republican Army

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Irish Republican Army
Irish Republican Army
(1922–69)

General

Genealogy Irish Republican Army
Irish Republican Army
(1917–22) British Partition ( Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
& Southern Ireland) Anglo-Irish Treaty
Anglo-Irish Treaty
(in relation to the IRA) Irish Civil War
Irish Civil War
(Timeline & Executions) Munster Republic Comhairle na dTeachtaí Irish republican legitimism Abstentionism Collaboration with the Abwehr The Emergency Plan Kathleen Haughey arms crisis Officials-Provisionals split

Organisation

IRA Army Council IRA Northern Command

Attacks

Battle of Dublin Battle of Kilmallock Anti-Treaty Guerilla Campaign Christmas Raid Sabotage Campaign Northern Campaign Border Campaign

Chiefs of Staff

Liam Lynch (1922) Joe McKelvey (1922) Liam Lynch (1922–23) Frank Aiken
Frank Aiken
(1923–25) Andrew Cooney (1925–26) Moss Twomey (1926–36) Seán MacBride
Seán MacBride
(1936) Tom Barry (1936–37) Mick Fitzpatrick (1937-38) Seán Russell
Seán Russell
(1938-40) Stephen Hayes (1940–41) Pearse Kelly (1941) Seán Harrington (1941–42) Seán McCool (1942) Eoin McNamee (1942) Hugh McAteer (1942) Charlie Kerins (1942–44) Harry White (1944–45) Patrick Fleming (1945–47) Willie McGuinness (1947–48) Tony Magan (1948-57) Richard Burke (1957) Tony Magan (1957) Seán Cronin (1957–58) John Joe McGirl (1958) Ruairí Ó Brádaigh
Ruairí Ó Brádaigh
(1958-59) Seán Cronin (1959–60) Ruairí Ó Brádaigh
Ruairí Ó Brádaigh
(1960-62) Cathal Goulding (1962–69)

Personalities

Cathal Brugha Liam Mellows Robert Erskine Childers Michael Carolan Richard Barrett Hugh Corvin Ernie O'Malley Tom Maguire Paddy McLogan Seamus O'Donovan Frank Ryan Máirtín Ó Cadhain Brendan Behan Dominic Behan Tomás Ó Dubhghaill Seán South Fergal O'Hanlon Manus Canning Seán Mac Stíofáin Joe Cahill Joe McCann Liam Kelly Tom Hales Peadar O'Donnell Éamonn O'Doherty Billy McKee

Associates

Cumann na mBan Fianna Éireann Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
(1922–26 & 1938–69) Clan na Gael National Graves Association Comhairle na Poblachta (1929–31) Saor Éire (1931) Cumann Poblachta na hÉireann (1936–37) Córas na Poblachta Connolly Association (Communist Party of Great Britain) Wolfe Tone Societies Clann na hÉireann

Derivatives

Republican Congress Saor Uladh Provisional Irish Republican Army Official Irish Republican Army

Authority control

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