April 1987 – July 1989
|Constituency||Nominated by the Taoiseach|
|Died||18 November 2021 (aged 91)|
|Known for||The archaeology of Neolithic and Bronze Age Ireland|
|Thesis||The Bronze Sword in Ireland (1961)|
|Doctoral advisor||Frank Mitchell|
He was born in Nobber, County Meath, and studied at University College Dublin (UCD) and then Trinity College Dublin. In 1965, he was appointed to a lectureship at UCD, becoming a professor in 1979, and also serving as head of department from then until 1995.
Eogan was particularly known for his work over forty years at Knowth, having been Director of the Knowth Research Project. In 1968, he became the first person in over a millennium to enter the east-side tomb at the site.
- "George Eogan". Royal Irish Academy. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
- Hilliard, Mark. "Knowth archaeologist Prof George Eogan dies aged 91". The Irish Times. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
- From megaliths to metal: essays in honour of George Eogan, p.xii
- "George Eogan", Knowth.com
- "An outstanding Meathman dedicated to uncovering the past". The Meath Chronicle. 27 June 2012.
- "George Eogan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 10 January 2020.