Members of the 19th Seanad

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This is a list of the members of the 19th Seanad Éireann, the upper house of the Oireachtas (legislature) of Ireland. These Senators were elected or appointed in 1989, after the 1989 general election and served until the close of poll for the 20th Seanad in 1993.

Composition of the 19th 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 19th Seanad first met on 1 October 1989.

  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 4 6 3 5 6 0 0 8 32
Fine Gael 2 4 2 3 4 0 0 0 15
Labour Party 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
Progressive Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Independents 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 6
Total 7 11 5 9 11 3 3 11 60

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
Joe Costello Administrative Panel   Labour Party Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[1]
Seán Doherty Administrative Panel   Fianna Fáil Cathaoirleach from 1 November 1989[2] to 22 January 1992[3]
Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[4]
Michael Finneran Administrative Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Seán Haughey Administrative Panel   Fianna Fáil Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[5]
Tras Honan Administrative Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Patrick Kennedy Administrative Panel   Fine Gael  
Tom Raftery Administrative Panel   Fine Gael  
Avril Doyle Agricultural Panel   Fine Gael Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[6]
Tom Fitzgerald Agricultural Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Richard Hourigan Agricultural Panel   Fine Gael  
Thomas Hussey Agricultural Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Rory Kiely Agricultural Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Seán McCarthy Agricultural Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Charles McDonald Agricultural Panel   Fine Gael  
Pat Upton Agricultural Panel   Labour Party Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[7]
Patrick McGowan Agricultural Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Liam Naughten Agricultural Panel   Fine Gael  
Francis O'Brien Agricultural Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Sean Byrne Cultural and Educational Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Maurice Manning Cultural and Educational Panel   Fine Gael  
Paschal Mooney Cultural and Educational Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Éamon Ó Cuív Cultural and Educational Panel   Fianna Fáil Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[8]
Joe O'Reilly Cultural and Educational Panel   Fine Gael  
Eddie Bohan Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Richard Conroy Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Liam T. Cosgrave Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fine Gael  
Seán Fallon Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fianna Fáil Cathaoirleach from 23 January 1992[9]
William Farrell Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Denis Foley Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fianna Fáil Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[10]
Michael Howard Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fine Gael  
John Ryan Industrial and Commercial Panel   Labour Party Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[11]
Myles Staunton Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fine Gael  
Donie Cassidy Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Des Hanafin Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Jack Harte Labour Panel   Labour Party  
Mary Jackman Labour Panel   Fine Gael  
Dan Kiely Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Don Lydon Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Larry McMahon Labour Panel   Fine Gael  
Brian Mullooly Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil  
Dan Neville Labour Panel   Fine Gael  
Pól Ó Foighil Labour Panel   Fine Gael  
Batt O'Keeffe Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[12]
John A. Murphy National University of Ireland   Independent  
Joe O'Toole National University of Ireland   Independent  
Brendan Ryan National University of Ireland   Independent  
Carmencita Hederman University of Dublin   Independent  
David Norris University of Dublin   Independent  
Shane Ross University of Dublin   Independent  
Olga Bennett Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil  
Hugh Byrne Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[13]
Martin Cullen Nominated by the Taoiseach   Progressive Democrats Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[14]
Brendan Daly Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Nominated on 3 December 1992 to fill vacancy[15]
John Dardis Nominated by the Taoiseach   Progressive Democrats  
Pat Farrell Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Nominated on 3 December 1992 to fill vacancy[16]
Helen Keogh Nominated by the Taoiseach   Progressive Democrats Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[17]
Mick Lanigan Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil  
Terry Leyden Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Nominated on 3 December 1992 to fill vacancy[18]
Tony McKenna Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil  
Denis O'Donovan Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil  
Donal Ormonde Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil  
Dick Roche Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Nominated on 3 December 1992 to fill vacancy[19]
Eoin Ryan, Jnr Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Elected to 27th Dáil at general election on 25 November 1992[20]
G. V. Wright Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Leader of the Seanad from 23 January 1992[21]

Changes[edit]

Date Panel Gain Loss Notes
1 November 1989 Administrative Panel   Fianna Fáil Seán Doherty elected as Cathaoirleach[2]
22 January 1992 Administrative Panel Fianna Fáil   Seán Doherty resigns as Cathaoirleach[3]
23 January 1992 Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fianna Fáil Seán Fallon elected as Cathaoirleach[9]
25 November 1992 Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Hugh Byrne elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[13]
25 November 1992 Administrative Panel   Labour Party Joe Costello elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[1]
25 November 1992 Nominated by the Taoiseach   Progressive Democrats Martin Cullen elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[14]
25 November 1992 Administrative Panel   Fianna Fáil Seán Doherty elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[4]
25 November 1992 Agricultural Panel   Fine Gael Avril Doyle elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[6]
25 November 1992 Industrial and Commercial Panel   Fianna Fáil Denis Foley elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[10]
25 November 1992 Administrative Panel   Fianna Fáil Seán Haughey elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[5]
25 November 1992 Nominated by the Taoiseach   Progressive Democrats Helen Keogh elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[17]
25 November 1992 Cultural and Educational Panel   Fianna Fáil Éamon Ó Cuív elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[8]
25 November 1992 Labour Panel   Fianna Fáil Batt O'Keeffe elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[12]
25 November 1992 Nominated by the Taoiseach   Fianna Fáil Eoin Ryan elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[20]
25 November 1992 Nominated by the Taoiseach   Labour Party John Ryan elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[11]
25 November 1992 Agricultural Panel   Labour Party Pat Upton elected to 27th Dáil at 1992 general election[7]
3 December 1992 Nominated by the Taoiseach Fianna Fáil   Brendan Daly nominated to fill vacancy after the 1992 general election[15]
3 December 1992 Nominated by the Taoiseach Fianna Fáil   Pat Farrell nominated to fill vacancy after the 1992 general election[16]
3 December 1992 Nominated by the Taoiseach Fianna Fáil   Terry Leyden nominated to fill vacancy after the 1992 general election[18]
3 December 1992 Nominated by the Taoiseach Fianna Fáil   Dick Roche nominated to fill vacancy after the 1992 general election[19]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • "19th Seanad". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 3 February 2008. 
  • "Official Report (Seanad Éireann), Volume 134, 17 December 1992: Business of Seanad". Oireachtas. Retrieved 3 January 2008. "…on 3 December 1992 the Taoiseach nominated Brendan Daly, Pat Farrell, Terry Leyden and Dick Roche, with their prior consent, to fill the casual vacancies in the number of nominated members of Seanad Éireann caused by the election to Dáil Éireann of Hugh Byrne, Martin Cullen, Helen Keogh and Eoin Ryan. … I also want to congratulate all the former Members of this House who were successful in the general election — as well as the four people I mentioned, the former Senators Joe Costello, Seán Doherty, Avril Doyle, Denis Foley, Seán Haughey, Éamon Ó Cuív, Batt O'Keeffe, John Ryan and Pat Upton …" 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mr. Joe Costello". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Official Report (Seanad Éireann), Volume 123, 1 November 1989: Election of Cathaoirleach". Oireachtas. Retrieved 3 January 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "Official Report (Seanad Éireann), Volume 131, 22 January 1992: Resignation of Cathaoirleach". Oireachtas. Retrieved 3 January 2008. 
  4. ^ a b "Mr. Seán Doherty". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Mr. Seán Haughey". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Mrs. Avril Doyle". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Dr. Pat Upton". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Mr. Éamon Ó Cuív". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Official Report (Seanad), Volume 131, 23 January 1992, Election of Cathaoirleach". Oireachtas. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  10. ^ a b "Mr. Denis Foley". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  11. ^ a b "Mr. John J. Ryan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  12. ^ a b "Mr. Batt O'Keeffe". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  13. ^ a b "Mr. Hugh Byrne". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  14. ^ a b "Mr. Martin Cullen". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  15. ^ a b "Mr. Brendan Daly". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  16. ^ a b "Mr. Pat Farrell". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  17. ^ a b "Mr. Helen Keogh". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  18. ^ a b "Mr. Terry Leyden". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  19. ^ a b "Mr. Dick Roche". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  20. ^ a b "Mr. Eoin Ryan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  21. ^ "Mr. G. V. Wright". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 January 2012.