James Larkin (Independent Fianna Fáil)
James Larkin (22 August 1932 – 6 October 1998) was an Irish Gaelic footballer and politician. He won five Donegal Senior Football Championship medals with the Naomh Adhamhnáin club. He was nominated by the Taoiseach Charles Haughey to Seanad Éireann in 1982, he served until 1983. He was elected a member of the Letterkenny Urban District Council in 1967 and was chairman of the council on five occasions. Larkin was founder member of Independent Fianna Fáil. He was the director of elections for Independent Fianna Fáil leader Neil Blaney. His son Dessie Larkin was a Fianna Fáil member of Donegal County Council from 1999 until 2014.
- "Death of former Donegal senator". The Irish Times. 29 September 1998.
- "James Larkin". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 13 April 2009.
- "Death of Former Members: Expressions of Sympathy". Houses of the Oireachtas. 14 October 1998. Retrieved 13 April 2009.
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