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John A. Costello
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Personal details
Born 20 June 1891
Died 5 January 1976

John Aloysius Costello (Irish: Seán Alabhaois Mac Coisdealbha; 20 June 1891 – 5 January 1976), a successful barrister, was one of the main legal advisors to the government of the Irish Free State after independence, Attorney General of Ireland from 1926 to 1932 and Taoiseach from 1948 to 1951 and 1954 to 1957.

Early lifeEdit

John A. Costello was born on 20 June 1891, in Dublin.

DeathEdit

John A. Costello died in Dublin on 5 January 1976, at the age of 84.

GovernmentsEdit

The following governments were led by Costello:

Preceded by
Éamon de Valera
Taoiseach
1948–1951
Succeeded by
Éamon de Valera
Preceded by
Éamon de Valera
Taoiseach
1954–1957
Succeeded by
Éamon de Valera