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Luke Belton (9 August 1918 – 18 June 2006) was an Irish Fine Gael politician.
A publican from Rathcline, County Longford, he unsuccessfully contested the 1961 general election and was first elected to
Dáil Éireann in the 1965 general election as a TD for Dublin North–Central. He continued to be re-elected for the
constituency (renamed Dublin Finglas in 1977) until losing his seat in the 1981 general election when he stood in the Dublin
Central constituency. He was again unsuccessful in the February 1982 election and the 1987 general election and then retired
from politics.
He was defeated in the Seanad elections of 1981, but was elected to the Administrative Panel of the 16th Seanad in early
1982, and re-elected to serve in the 17th Seanad from 1983 to 1987.
He died in 2006, aged 87.
A number of other Belton family members have also served in the Oireachtas

See also
      Families in the Oireachtas

External links
      ElectionsIreland.org - Profile
      Oireachtas Members Database - Profile
      Irish Examiner - Obituary

  V   · T· E·             « 16th Seanad «               Members of the 17th Seanad Éireann (1983–1987)                         » 18th Seanad »

                                Cathaoirleach Patrick J. Reynolds (FG) · Leader of the Seanad James Dooge (FG) ·
                                          Luke Belton (FG) · Katharine Bulbulia (FG) · Tras Honan (FF) · Patrick Kennedy (FG) ·
                Administrative Panel
                                          Michael Lynch (FF) · Martin O'Donoghue (FF) · Flor O'Mahony (Lab) ·
                                          Ulick Burke (FG) · John Ellis (FF) · Michael Ferris (Lab) · Richard Hourigan (FG) · Thomas Hussey (FF) ·
                   Agricultural Panel     Rory Kiely (FF) · Joseph Lennon (FG) · Charles McDonald (FG) · Martin J. O'Toole (FF) ·
                                          Michael Quealy (FG) · William Ryan (FF) ·
                                           Séamus de Brún (FF) · Brian Fleming (FG) · Joachim Loughrey (FG) · Helena McAuliffe-Ennis (Lab) ·
      Cultural and Educational Panel
                                           Michael Smith (FF) ·
                                           Timmy Conway (Lab) · Jack Daly (FG) · Seán Fallon (FF) · Alexis FitzGerald, Jnr (FG) ·
  Industrial and Commercial Panel          Jack Fitzsimons (FF) · Michael Howard (FG) · Mick Lanigan (FF) · Patrick J. Reynolds (FG) ·
                                           Eoin Ryan, Snr (FF) ·
                                           Donie Cassidy (FF) · Denis Cregan (FG) · Des Hanafin (FF) · Jack Harte (Lab) · Jim Higgins (FG) ·
                        Labour Panel       Brian Hillery (FF) · Peter Kelleher (FG) · Mark Killilea, Jnr (FF) · Larry McMahon (FG) · Brian Mullooly (FF) ·
                                           Andy O'Brien (FG) ·
        National University of Ireland     James Dooge (FG) · Michael D. Higgins (Lab) · Brendan Ryan (Ind) ·

                 University of Dublin      Catherine McGuinness (Ind) · Mary Robinson (Ind) · Shane Ross (Ind) ·

                                           John Browne (FG) · John Connor (FG) · Jimmy Deenihan (FG) · Patrick Durcan (FG) ·
         Nominated by the Taoiseach        Brendan Howlin (Lab) · Christy Kirwan (Lab) · Pat Magner (Lab) · Stephen McGonagle (Ind) ·
                                           Seán A. O'Leary (FG) · John Robb (Ind) · Bríd Rodgers (Ind) ·
                     Nominated 1987        Nuala Fennell (FG) · Paddy O'Toole (FG) ·

                                         FF: Fianna Fáil · FG: Fine Gael · Lab: Labour Party · Ind: Independent ·

  V   · T· E·             « 15th Seanad «               Members of the 16th Seanad Éireann (1982–1983)                         » 17th Seanad »

                                   Cathaoirleach Tras Honan (FF) · Leader of the Seanad Eoin Ryan, Snr (FF) ·
                                          Luke Belton (FG) · Katharine Bulbulia (FG) · Sean Conway (FF) · Micheál Cranitch (FF) ·
                Administrative Panel
                                      Tras Honan (FF) · Billy Kenneally (FF) · Flor O'Mahony (Lab) ·
                                      Bernard Durkan (FG) · Michael Ferris (Lab) · Tom Fitzgerald (FF) · Richard Hourigan (FG) ·
                Agricultural Panel    Thomas Hussey (FF) · Joseph Lennon (FG) · John Mannion, Jnr (FG) · Charles McDonald (FG) ·
                                      Martin O'Toole (FF) · William Ryan (FF) · Michael Smith (FF) ·
                                      Séamus de Brún (FF) · Joachim Loughrey (FG) · Timothy McAuliffe (Lab) · Mary O'Rourke (FF) ·
   Cultural and Educational Panel
                                      Madeleine Taylor (FG) ·
                                      Deirdre Bolger (FG) · Timmy Conway (Lab) · Jack Daly (FG) · Seán Fallon (FF) · William Farrell (FF) ·
  Industrial and Commercial Panel
                                      Michael Howard (FG) · Mick Lanigan (FF) · Patrick J. Reynolds (FG) · Eoin Ryan, Snr (FF) ·
                                      Monica Barnes (FG) · Toddie Byrne (FG) · Donie Cassidy (FF) · Denis Cregan (FG) · Dick Dowling (FG) ·
                     Labour Panel     Des Hanafin (FF) · Jack Harte (Lab) · Tony Herbert (FF) · Mark Killilea, Jnr (FF) · Brian Mullooly (FF) ·
                                      Maurice O'Connell (FG) ·
     National University of Ireland   James Dooge (FG) · John A. Murphy (Ind) · Brendan Ryan (Ind) ·

              University of Dublin    Mary Robinson (Ind) · Shane Ross (Ind) · Trevor West (FF) ·

                                      Paudge Brennan (FF) · Flor Crowley (FF) · Camilla Hannon (FF) · James Larkin (Ind FF) ·
     Nominated by the Taoiseach       Seamus Mallon (Ind) · P. J. Mara (FF) · Bernard McGlinchey (FF) · M. J. Nolan (FF) · Ned O'Keeffe (FF) ·
                                      John Robb (Ind) · G. V. Wright (FF) ·
       Nominated December 1982        Aidan Eames (FF) · Seán O'Connor (FF) · Frank Wall (FF) ·

         FF: Fianna Fáil · FG: Fine Gael · Lab: Labour Party · Ind: Independent · Ind FF: Independent Fianna Fáil · ??: Unknown party ·



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