Members of the 24th Dáil
Members of the 22nd Dáil
This is a list of the members who were elected to the 22nd Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas of Ireland. These TDs were elected at the 1981 general election on 11 June 1981 and met on 30 June 1981. The 22nd Dáil was dissolved by President Patrick Hillery, at the request of the...
Irish general election, 1981
The Irish general election of 1981 was held on 11 June 1981, three weeks after the dissolution of the Dáil on 21 May. The newly elected 166 members of the 22nd Dáil assembled at Leinster House on 30 June when a new Taoiseach and government were appointed....
Members of the 23rd Dáil
This is a list of the members who were elected to the 23rd Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas of Ireland. These TDs were elected at the February 1982 general election on 18 February 1982 and met on 9 March 1982. The 23rd Dáil was dissolved by President Patrick Hillery, at the request...
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Members of the 25th Dáil
This is a list of the members who were elected to the 25th Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas of Ireland. These TDs were elected at the 1987 general election on 17 February 1987 and met on 10 March 1987. The 25th Dáil was dissolved by President Patrick Hillery, at the request of the...
Irish general election, 1987
The Irish general election of 1987 was held on 17 February 1987, four weeks after the dissolution of the Dáil on 20 January. The newly-elected 166 members of the 25th Dáil assembled at Leinster House on 10 March when a new Taoiseach and government were appointed.The general election took place in...
Members of the 26th Dáil
This is a list of the members who were elected to the 26th Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas of Ireland. These TDs were elected at the 1989 general election on 15 June 1989 and met on 29 June 1989. The 26th Dáil was dissolved by President Patrick Hillery, at the request of the...
Irish general election, 1989
The Irish general election of 1989 was held on Thursday, 15 June 1989, three weeks after the dissolution of the Dáil on 25 May. The newly elected 166 members of the 26th Dáil assembled at Leinster House on 29 June...
This is a list of the members who were elected to the 24th Dáil Éireann
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, the lower house
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of the Oireachtas
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(legislature) of Ireland
Republic of Ireland
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. These TD
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s (Members of Parliament) were elected at the November 1982 general election on 24 November 1982 and met on 14 December 1982. The 25th Dáil was dissolved by President
President of Ireland
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Patrick John "Paddy" Hillery was an Irish politician and the sixth President of Ireland from 1976 until 1990. First elected at the 1951 general election as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Clare, he remained in Dáil Éireann until 1973...
, at the request of the Taoiseach
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Garret FitzGerald was an Irish politician who was twice Taoiseach of Ireland, serving in office from July 1981 to February 1982 and again from December 1982 to March 1987. FitzGerald was elected to Seanad Éireann in 1965 and was subsequently elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fine Gael TD in 1969. He...
on 20 January 1987. The 24th Dáil lasted 1,546 days.
Composition of the 24th Dáil
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Labour Party (Ireland)
Workers' Party of Ireland
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Government coalition parties denoted with bullets (•)
Graphical representationThis is a graphical comparison of party strengths in the 24th Dáil from December 1982.
- Note that this was not the official seating plan.
TDs by constituencyThe list of the 166 TDs elected, is given in alphabetical order by constituency.
- Government of the 24th DáilGovernment of the 24th DáilThe 24th Dáil was elected at the second general election of 1982 on 24 November 1982 and first met on 14 December when the 19th Government of Ireland was appointed...
- Ministers of State of the 24th DáilMinisters of State of the 24th DáilOn 14 December 1982 the 19th Government of Ireland was officially appointed by Dáil Éireann. The new Fine Gael–Labour Party government was led by the Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald....
- Members of the 17th SeanadMembers of the 17th SeanadThis is a list of the members of the 17th Seanad Éireann, the upper house of the Oireachtas of Ireland. These Senators were elected or appointed in 1983, after the November 1982 general election and served until the close of poll for the 18th Seanad in 1987.- Composition of the 17th Seanad :There...
- Parliamentary constituencies in the Republic of IrelandParliamentary constituencies in the Republic of IrelandThe lower house of the Oireachtas , Dáil Éireann, contains 166 Teachtaí Dála , representing 43 parliamentary constituencies throughout the Republic of Ireland. Depending on its size, each constituency must have at least 3 members and a maximum of five members. The most recent ratio indicates that...