Vincent Brady

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Vincent Brady ( Irish Uinseann Ó Brádaigh , born March 14, 1936 ) is an Irish politician and former minister.


Brady was originally balance accountant and managing director and CEO of the company.

He began his political career in 1977 as a candidate for the Fianna Fáil with the first election to the deputy ( Teachta Dála ) of the lower house ( Dáil Éireann ). There he represented the constituency of Dublin-North-Central until 1992 .

On March 10, 1987 he was appointed by Taoiseach Charles J. Haughey as Minister of State of the Taoiseach and thus chief executive of the government faction in the lower house ( Government Chief Whip ). He held these offices until November 14, 1991. At the same time he was Minister of State at the Defense Minister and at times from February to November 1991 also Minister of State at the Finance Minister.

On November 14, 1991, Taoiseach Haughey finally appointed him Minister of Defense . Brady held this position until the end of Haughey's tenure on February 11, 1992.

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