John Friel was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and merchant. He was elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for the Donegal East constituency at the 1937 general election. Wikipedia*
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John Friel has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Speech.