Members of the 11th Seanad

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This is a list of the members of the 11th Seanad Éireann, the upper house of the Oireachtas (legislature) of Ireland. These Senators were elected or appointed in 1965, after the 1965 general election and served until the close of poll for the 12th Seanad in 1969.

Composition of the 11th Seanad[edit]

There are a total of 60 seats in the Seanad. 43 Senators are elected by the Vocational Panels, 6 elected by the Universities and 11 are nominated by the Taoiseach.

The following table shows the composition by party when the 11th Seanad first met on 23 June 1965.

  Administrative Panel Agricultural Panel Cultural and Educational Panel Industrial and Commercial Panel Labour Panel National University of Ireland University of Dublin Nominated by the Taoiseach Total
Fianna Fáil 3 5 3 4 5 0 0 9 29
Fine Gael 2 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 13
Labour Party 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 5
National Progressive Democrats 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Independents 1 0 0 1 1 3 3 2 11
Total 7 11 5 9 11 3 3 11 60
  • Note: The figure above do not add up due to the Senators whose political affiliations are currently unknown.

List of senators[edit]

  • Note: The entries for Senators who were elected or appointed to fill vacancies are shown in italics
Name Panel   Party Notes
Liam Ahern Administrative Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Kieran Egan Administrative Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Patrick Fitzsimons Administrative Panel   Independent  
Jack McQuillan Administrative Panel   National Progressive Democrats  
Patrick O'Reilly Administrative Panel   Fine Gael Elected to the 19th Dáil at the general election on 18 June 1969[1]
Éamon Rooney Administrative Panel   Fine Gael  
Patrick Teehan Administrative Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Jack Fitzgerald Agricultural Panel   Labour Party  
Patrick Malone Agricultural Panel   Fine Gael  
John Mannion, Snr Agricultural Panel   Fine Gael  
James Martin Agricultural Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Charles McDonald Agricultural Panel   Fine Gael  
Patrick McGowan Agricultural Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Patrick O'Reilly Agricultural Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Timothy O'Sullivan Agricultural Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Micheál Prendergast Agricultural Panel   Fine Gael  
Patrick W. Ryan Agricultural Panel   (unknown)  
William Ryan Agricultural Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Timothy McAuliffe Cultural and Educational Panel   Labour Party  
John J. Nash Cultural and Educational Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Liam Ó Buachalla Cultural and Educational Panel   Fianna Fáil Cathaoirleach
Michael O'Kennedy Cultural and Educational Panel   Fianna Fáil Elected to the 19th Dáil at the general election on 18 June 1969[2]
Ben O'Quigley Cultural and Educational Panel   Fine Gael Died on 29 May 1969
John J. Brennan Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fianna Fáil  
John Conlan Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fine Gael Elected to the 19th Dáil at the general election on 18 June 1969[3]
Mary Davidson Industrial and Commercial Panel   Labour Party  
Garret FitzGerald Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fine Gael  
Thomas Flanagan Industrial and Commercial Panel   Independent  
Dermot Honan Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Bernard McGlinchey Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Denis J. O'Sullivan Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fine Gael  
Eoin Ryan, Snr Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Seán Brosnahan Labour Panel   Independent  
Seán Browne Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil Elected to the 19th Dáil at the general election on 18 June 1969[4]
Victor Carton Labour Panel   Fine Gael  
Patrick Crowley Labour Panel   Labour Party  
Séamus Dolan Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil  
James Dooge Labour Panel   Fine Gael  
Joseph Farrell Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Mark Killilea, Snr Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Vincent McHugh Labour Panel   Fine Gael  
Dominick Murphy Labour Panel   Labour Party  
John Ormonde Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Bryan Alton National University of Ireland   Independent  
Dónall Ó Conalláin National University of Ireland   Independent  
Patrick Quinlan National University of Ireland   Independent  
William J.E. Jessop University of Dublin   Independent  
Owen Sheehy-Skeffington University of Dublin   Independent  
William Bedell Stanford University of Dublin   Independent  
Kit Ahern Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil  
Gerald Boland Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil  
John Copeland Cole Nominated by the Taoiseach   Independent  
Joseph Lenehan Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Elected to the 19th Dáil at the general election on 18 June 1969[5]
Farrell McElgunn Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Nominated on 21 November 1968, replacing Margaret Mary Pearse[6]
Thomas Mullins Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Leader of the Seanad
Nora Connolly O'Brien Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil  
Seán O'Donovan Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil  
Margaret Mary Pearse Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Died on 7 November 1968[7]
James Ryan Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil  
William Sheldon Nominated by the Taoiseach   Independent  
Michael Yeats Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil  

Changes[edit]

Date Panel Gain Loss Notes
7 November 1968 Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Death of Margaret Mary Pearse[7]
21 November 1968 Nominated by the Taoiseach Fianna Fáil   Farrell McElgunn nominated to replace Margaret Mary Pearse[6]
18 June 1969 Administrative Panel   Fine Gael Patrick O'Reilly elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1969 general election[1]
18 June 1969 Cultural and Educational Panel   Fianna Fáil Michael O'Kennedy elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1969 general election[2]
18 June 1969 Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fine Gael John Conlan elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1969 general election[3]
18 June 1969 Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil Seán Browne elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1969 general election[4]
18 June 1969 Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Joseph Lenehan elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1969 general election[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mr. Patrick O'Reilly". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Mr. Michael O'Kennedy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Mr. John Conlan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  4. ^ a b "Mr. Seán Browne". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  5. ^ a b "Mr. Joseph Lenehan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  6. ^ a b "Mr. Farrell McElgunn". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  7. ^ a b "Ms. Margaret Mary Pearse". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 

External links[edit]

  • "11th Seanad". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 21 June 2009.