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A distinguished and committed careerdedicated to public service 1955-1958 1958- 1959 1959-1961 1958- 1959 1969- 1973 1969- 1973 1977- 1981 June '81- March 82 March to Dec 1982 Dec '82- March 87 March 1987- 1991 1991- 2011

1947 - 1954

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Main career: Aer Lingus

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Journalism: Irish correspondent for 14 papers, foreign affairs columnist Irish Independent.

Consultancy and public service: Secretary, Irish Medical Association Committee.

1955-1958

Main career: Aer Lingus

Journalism: Irish correspondent for 14 papers, 'Irish Times' 'analyst' and contributor to aviation journals.

Consultancy and public service: Senate Reform Commission.

Books/Academic research: Lecturer in transport economics, Rathmines College.

1958- 1959

Journalism: 'Irish Times' columnist, correspondent for 'Financial Times'.

Consultancy and public service: Workmen's Compensation Commission.

Books/Academic research: Trinity College Dublin, 'Inputs into Industry 1953-1956'.

1959-1961

Main career: UCD Lecturer department of political economy.

Journalism: 'Irish Times' columnist, correspondent for 'Financial Times'.

Consultancy and public service: Chairman, European Movement.

Books/Academic research: Co-author, study of woolen and worsted industry. Author of 'State Enterprises 1961'.

1958- 1959

Main career: UCD lecturer

Journalism: Weekly column, 'Irish Times'. correspondent for 'Financial Times', BBC and the 'Economist'.

Consultancy and public service: Economic advisor to the Federation of Irish Industries, Construction Industry Federation, Bord Failte, Lever Brothers, Esson Petroleum, Garda representative body. Member of Committee on Industrial Organisation, National Industrial Economic Council, Transport Advisory Committee and chairman of ESB Arbitration Tribunal.

Business: MD of Economist Intelligence Unit of Ireland.

Books/Academic research: Input/Output study of tourism, author of 'Planning in Ireland'.

Politics: Seanad -- Fine Gael front bench from 1965.

1969- 1973

Main career: UCD lecturer

Journalism: Weekly column, 'Irish Times'.

Business: Board of Industrial and Trade Fairs.

Books/Academic research: Book, 'Towards a New Ireland'.

Politics: Fine Gael Dail spokesman on education (1969-1971) and finance (1971-1973).

1969- 1973

Main career: Minister for Foreign Affairs

Politics: President of General Council of Ministers, President of Council of Europe, Committee of Ministers.

Academic: NUI senate member.

1977- 1981

Main career: Leader of Fine Gael Academic: NUI senate member.

Books/Academic research: Books, 'Unequal Partners - First and Third Worlds'.

June '81- March 82

Main career: Taoiseach

Academic: NUI senate member. Politics: On Council of State.

March to Dec 1982

Main career: Opposition leader

Politics: On Council of State.

Dec '82- March 87

Main career: Taoiseach

Politics: On Council of State.

Academic: NUI senate member.

Academic research: 'Decline of Irish Language 1770-1870 in 321 Baronies'.

March 1987- 1991

Main career: TD

Consultancy and public service: Institute of European Affairs.

Business: Boards of TDI, Guinness Peat, Point International, GEF.

Academic: Lecturer in US, UK and US universities.

Politics: On Council of State.

Books: co-author, 'The Middle East and Trilateral Countries'; 'The Israeli-Palestinian Issue'; 'All in a Life' (autobiography).

1991- 2011

Main career: Retirement

Journalism: Weekly column, 'Irish Times'.

Consultancy and public service: Royal Irish Academy, International Affairs Committee; Consultancy and lecturer in 22 countries.

Business: Boards of Point International, GEF.

Academic: Lecturer in UK, US and Canadian universities. Universities Chancellor of NUI (1997-2010).

Books: 'Reflections on the Irish State', 'Further Reflections - Ireland and the World', 'Desmond's Rising' and 'Just Garret' (autobiography).

Politics: On Council of State.

Academic research: State of the Irish Language in 1840s in 4,000 electoral areas; Irish Education in 1824 in 321 Baronies including fees paid by pupils.

Information courtesy Liberties Press - taken from autobiography 'Just Garret'

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