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Peter Barry
Tánaiste
In office
20 January 1987 – 10 March 1987
Preceded by Dick Spring
Succeeded by Brian Lenihan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
14 December 1982 – 10 March 1987
Preceded by Gerry Collins
Succeeded by Brian Lenihan
Minister for Transport and Power
In office
14 March 1973 – 2 December 1976
Preceded by Michael O'Kennedy
Succeeded by Tom Fitzpatrick
Minister for Education
In office
2 December 1976 – 25 May 1977
Preceded by Richard Burke
Succeeded by John Wilson
Minister for the Environment
In office
30 June 1981 – 9 March 1982
Preceded by Ray Burke
Succeeded by Ray Burke
Teachta Dála
In office
June 1981 – June 1997
Constituency Cork South–Central
In office
June 1977 – June 1981
Constituency Cork City
In office
June 1969 – June 1977
Constituency Cork City South–East
Personal details
Born 10 August 1928(1928-08-10)
Cork, Ireland
Died 26 August 2016(2016-08-26) (aged 88)
Cork, Ireland
Political party Fine Gael
Spouse(s) Margaret Mullane (d.2013)
Relations Anthony Barry (Father)
Deirdre Clune (Daughter)
Children 6

Peter Barry (10 August 1928 – 26 August 2016) was a Irish politician and businessman. He was from Cork city. He was a member of Fine Gael. He was a Teachta Dála (TD; member of parliament) from 1969 to 1997, and Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1982 to 1987. He helped negotiate the Anglo-Irish Agreement. In 1987, he served for a short time as Tánaiste (deputy prime minister).[1]

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