The 23rd Dáil was elected at the first general election of 1982 on 18 February 1982 and first met on 9 March when the 18th Government of Ireland was appointed. The 23rd Dáil lasted for 279 days.
18th Government of Ireland
The 18th Government of Ireland (9 March – 14 December 1982) was formed by the Fianna Fáil party.
- ^ "History of Government – Twenty-Third Dáil". Department of the Taoiseach. Retrieved 20 October 2013.
- ^ a b Desmond O'Malley and Martin O'Donoghue both resigned in October 1982 following an unsuccessful leadership challenge by O'Malley against Charles Haughey.