Quotes by Dick Spring

About Dick Spring:

Richard "Dick" Spring is an Irish businessman and former politician. He was first elected as a Labour Party Teachta Dála (TD) in 1981 and retained his seat until 2002. He became leader of the Labour Party in 1982, and held this position until 1997. He served as Minister for the Environment (1982–1983), Minister for Energy (1983–1987) and Minister for Foreign Affairs (1993–November 1994, December 1994 – 1997). He also served as Tánaiste during those three governments. Prior to his political career Spring was a successful sportsman who played for the Ireland national rugby union team.

Author Bio

  • NameDick Spring
  • DescriptionIrish politician, hurler and Gaelic footballer
  • BornAugust 29, 1950
  • CountryIreland
  • ProfessionGaelic Football Player; Diplomat; Politician; Rugby Union Player; Hurler