Agricultural Panel

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The Agricultural Panel (Irish: An Rolla Talmhaíochta) is one of five Vocational Panels which together elect 43 members of Seanad Éireann, the upper house of the Oireachtas (the legislature of Ireland). The Agricultural panel elects 11 Senators, at least 4 of whom must come from the Oireachtas members' nominees and another three must come from the nominating bodies' nominees.

List of nominating bodies[edit]

  • Agricultural Science Association
  • Central Fisheries Board
  • Dairy Executives' Association
  • Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association
  • Irish Co-Operative Organisation Society
  • Irish Grain and Feed Association
  • Irish Greyhound Owners and Breeders Federation
  • Munster Agricultural Society Company Ltd
  • National Association of Regional Game Councils
  • National Executive of the Irish live Stock Trade
  • Royal Dublin Society (RDS)

Election results[edit]

24th Seanad (2011)[edit]

Name Party
Paul Bradford Fine Gael
Paddy Burke
(Cathaoirleach)
Fine Gael
Michael Comiskey Fine Gael
James Heffernan Labour Party
Paschal Mooney Fianna Fáil
Trevor Ó Clochartaigh Sinn Féin
Brian Ó Domhnaill Fianna Fáil
Denis O'Donovan Fianna Fáil
Susan O'Keeffe Labour Party
Pat O'Neill Fine Gael
Jim Walsh Fianna Fáil

23rd Seanad (2007)[edit]

Name Party
Paul Bradford Fine Gael
Paddy Burke Fine Gael
Peter Callanan Fianna Fáil
John Carty Fianna Fáil
Pearse Doherty Sinn Féin
Alan Kelly Labour Party
Pat Moylan
(Cathaoirleach)
Fianna Fáil
Francis O'Brien Fianna Fáil
John Paul Phelan Fine Gael
Eugene Regan Fine Gael
Jim Walsh Fianna Fáil

22nd Seanad (2002)[edit]

Name Party
Paul Bradford Fine Gael
Paddy Burke Fine Gael
Ulick Burke Fine Gael
Peter Callanan Fianna Fáil
Rory Kiely
(Cathaoirleach)
Fianna Fáil
Martin Mansergh Fianna Fáil
Francis O'Brien Fianna Fáil
Kathleen O'Meara Labour Party
John Paul Phelan Fine Gael
Eamon Scanlon Fianna Fáil
Jim Walsh Fianna Fáil