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Jack Lynch
Taoiseach
In office
5 July 1977 â€“ 11 December 1979
President Patrick Hillery
Tánaiste George Colley
Preceded by Liam Cosgrave
Succeeded by Charles Haughey
In office
10 November 1966 â€“ 14 March 1973
President Éamon de Valera
Tánaiste Frank Aiken
Erskine H. Childers
Preceded by Seán Lemass
Succeeded by Liam Cosgrave
Leader of the Opposition
In office
14 March 1973 â€“ 5 July 1977
President Éamon de Valera
Erskine H. Childers
Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh
Patrick Hillery
Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave
Preceded by Liam Cosgrave
Succeeded by Garret FitzGerald
Leader of Fianna Fáil
In office
10 November 1966 â€“ 7 December 1979
Deputy Joseph Brennan (1973-1977)
George Colley (1977-1979)
Preceded by Seán Lemass
Succeeded by Charles Haughey
Minister for Finance
In office
21 April 1965 â€“ 10 November 1966
Taoiseach Seán Lemass
Preceded by James Ryan
Succeeded by Charles Haughey
Minister for Industry and Commerce
In office
23 June 1959 â€“ 21 April 1965
Taoiseach Seán Lemass
Preceded by Patrick Hillery
Succeeded by Charles Haughey
Minister for Education
In office
20 March 1957 â€“ 23 June 1959
Taoiseach Éamon de Valera
Preceded by Richard Mulcahy
Succeeded by Patrick Hillery
Teachta Dála
In office
June 1977 â€“ June 1981
Constituency Cork City
In office
June 1969 â€“ June 1977
Constituency Cork City North-West
In office
February 1948 â€“ June 1969
Constituency Cork Borough
Personal details
Born John Mary Lynch
(1917-08-15)15 August 1917
Shandon, Cork, Ireland
Died 20 October 1999(1999-10-20) (aged 82)
Donnybrook, Dublin, Ireland
Resting place St. Finbarr’s Cemetery
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil
Spouse(s) Máirín O’Connor
Alma mater University College Cork
Profession Solicitor
Religion Roman Catholicism

Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac, and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi and boxers versus briefs.
Jack Lynch
It is obvious that the RUC is no longer accepted as an impartial police force.
Jack Lynch
The Irish Government can no longer stand by and see innocent people injured and perhaps worse.
Jack Lynch
We have, therefore, directed the Irish Army authorities to have field hospitals established in County Donegal adjacent to Derry and at other points along the Border where they may be necessary.
Jack Lynch