Government of the 18th Dáil

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The 18th Dáil was elected at the 1965 general election on 7 April 1965 and first met on 21 April when the 11th Government of Ireland was appointed. The 18th Dáil lasted for 1,233 days.

11th Government of Ireland[edit]

Government of the 18th Dáil
11th Government of Ireland
Date formed 21 April 1965
Date dissolved 10 November 1966
People and organizations
Head of government Seán Lemass
Deputy head of government Frank Aiken
Head of state Éamon de Valera
Total number of ministers 14
Member party Fianna Fáil
Status in legislature Majority Government
Opposition leader Liam Cosgrave (Fine Gael)
History
Election(s) 1965 general election
Legislature term(s) 18th Dáil
Previous 10th Government of Ireland
Successor 12th Government of Ireland

The 11th Government of Ireland (21 April 1965 – 10 November 1966) was formed by the Fianna Fáil party.[1]

Office Name Term
Taoiseach Seán Lemass 1965–66
Tánaiste Frank Aiken 1965–66
Minister for External Affairs
Minister for Agriculture Charles Haughey 1965–66
Minister for Defence Michael Hilliard 1965–66
Minister for Education George Colley 1965–66
Minister for Finance Jack Lynch 1965–66
Minister for the Gaeltacht Micheál Ó Móráin 1965–66
Minister for Lands
Minister for Health Donogh O'Malley 1965–66
Minister for Industry and Commerce Patrick Hillery 1965–66
Minister for Justice Brian Lenihan 1965–66
Minister for Local Government Neil Blaney 1965–66
Minister for Posts and Telegraphs Joseph Brennan 1965–66
Minister for Social Welfare Kevin Boland 1965–66
Minister for Transport and Power Erskine H. Childers 1965–66

Changes 13 July 1966[edit]

The Department of Labour was created in July 1966.

Office Name Term
Minister for Education Donogh O'Malley 1966
Minister for Health Seán Flanagan 1966
Minister for Industry and Commerce George Colley 1966
Minister for Labour Patrick Hillery 1966

12th Government of Ireland[edit]

Government of the 18th Dáil
12th Government of Ireland
Date formed 10 November 1966
Date dissolved 2 July 1969
People and organizations
Head of government Jack Lynch
Deputy head of government Frank Aiken
Head of state Éamon de Valera
Total number of ministers 15
Member party Fianna Fáil
Status in legislature Majority Government
Opposition leader Liam Cosgrave (Fine Gael)
History
Legislature term(s) 18th Dáil
Previous 11th Government of Ireland
Successor 13th Government of Ireland

The 12th Government of Ireland (10 November 1966 – 2 July 1969) was formed by the Fianna Fáil party with Jack Lynch as Taoiseach following the resignation of Seán Lemass.[1]

Office Name Term
Taoiseach Jack Lynch 1966–69
Tánaiste Frank Aiken 1966–69
Minister for External Affairs
Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Neil Blaney 1966–69
Minister for Defence Michael Hilliard 1966–69
Minister for Education Donogh O'Malley 1966–68
Minister for Finance Charles Haughey 1966–69
Minister for the Gaeltacht Micheál Ó Móráin 1966–69
Minister for Lands 1966–68
Minister for Health Seán Flanagan 1966–69
Minister for Industry and Commerce George Colley 1966–69
Minister for Justice Brian Lenihan 1966–68
Minister for Labour Patrick Hillery 1966–69
Minister for Local Government Kevin Boland 1966–69
Minister for Posts and Telegraphs Erskine H. Childers 1966–69
Minister for Transport and Power
Minister for Social Welfare Joseph Brennan 1966–69

Changes 27 March 1968[edit]

Changes following the death of Donogh O'Malley in March 1968.

Office Name Term
Minister for Education Brian Lenihan 1968–69
Minister for Justice Micheál Ó Móráin 1968–69
Minister for Lands Pádraig Faulkner 1968–69
Minister for the Gaeltacht

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "History of Government – Eighteenth Dáil". Department of the Taoiseach. Retrieved 20 October 2013.