Members of the 26th Dáil

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26th Dáil Éireann
Oireachtas logo.svg
Legislative body Dáil Éireann
Country Ireland
Meeting place Leinster House
Term 29 June 1989 – 5 November 1992
Election 1989 general election
Government Government of the 26th Dáil
Members 166
Ceann Comhairle Seán Treacy
Taoiseach Albert Reynolds
Charles Haughey
until 11 February 1992
Tánaiste John Wilson
Brian Lenihan
until 31 October 1990
Chief Whip Noel Dempsey
Dermot Ahern
until 11 February 1992
Vincent Brady
until 14 November 1991
Opposition Leader John Bruton
Alan Dukes
until 20 November 1990
Sessions
1st: 29 June 1989 – 20 July 1989
2nd: 24 October 1989 – 13 July 1990
3rd: 28 August 1990 – 12 July 1991
4th: 16 October 1991 – 10 July 1992
5th: 7 October 1992 – 5 November 1992
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This is a list of the members who were elected to the 26th Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas (legislature) of Ireland. These TDs (Members of Parliament) were elected at the 1989 general election on 15 June 1989 and met on 29 June 1989. The 26th Dáil was dissolved by President Mary Robinson, at the request of the Taoiseach Albert Reynolds on 5 November 1992. The 26th Dáil lasted 1,259 days, and saw a change of Taoiseach from Charles Haughey to Albert Reynolds. There were no by-elections during the 26th Dáil.

Composition of the 26th Dáil[edit]

Party June 1989
Fianna Fáil 77
Fine Gael 55
Labour Party 15
Workers' Party of Ireland 7
Progressive Democrats 6
Green Party 1
Democratic Socialist Party 1
Independents 3
Ceann Comhairle 1

Government coalition parties denoted with bullets ()

Graphical representation[edit]

This is a graphical comparison of party strengths in the 26th Dáil from June 1989.

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  • Note that this was not the official seating plan.

TDs by constituency[edit]

The list of the 166 TDs elected, is given in alphabetical order by constituency.

Members of the 26th Dáil
Constituency Name Party
Carlow–Kilkenny Liam Aylward Fianna Fáil
John Browne Fine Gael
Phil Hogan Fine Gael
M. J. Nolan Fianna Fáil
Séamus Pattison Labour Party
Cavan–Monaghan Andrew Boylan Fine Gael
Bill Cotter Fine Gael
Jimmy Leonard Fianna Fáil
Rory O'Hanlon Fianna Fáil
John Wilson Fianna Fáil
Clare Donal Carey Fine Gael
Brendan Daly Fianna Fáil
Síle de Valera Fianna Fáil
Madeleine Taylor-Quinn Fine Gael
Cork East Michael Ahern Fianna Fáil
Paul Bradford Fine Gael
Ned O'Keeffe Fianna Fáil
Joe Sherlock Workers' Party
Cork North–Central Bernard Allen Fine Gael
Denis Lyons Fianna Fáil
Gerry O'Sullivan Labour Party
Máirín Quill Progressive Democrats
Dan Wallace Fianna Fáil
Cork North–West Michael Creed Fine Gael
Frank Crowley Fine Gael
Laurence Kelly Fianna Fáil
Cork South–Central Peter Barry Fine Gael
John Dennehy Fianna Fáil
Micheál Martin Fianna Fáil
Toddy O'Sullivan Labour Party
Pearse Wyse Progressive Democrats
Cork South–West Jim O'Keeffe Fine Gael
P. J. Sheehan Fine Gael
Joe Walsh Fianna Fáil
Donegal North–East Neil Blaney Independent Fianna Fáil
Paddy Harte Fine Gael
Jim McDaid Fianna Fáil
Donegal South–West Mary Coughlan Fianna Fáil
Pat the Cope Gallagher Fianna Fáil
Dinny McGinley Fine Gael
Dublin Central Bertie Ahern Fianna Fáil
Dermot Fitzpatrick Fianna Fáil
Tony Gregory Independent
Pat Lee Fine Gael
John Stafford Fianna Fáil
Dublin North Ray Burke Fianna Fáil
Nora Owen Fine Gael
Seán Ryan Labour Party
Dublin North–Central Vincent Brady Fianna Fáil
Richard Bruton Fine Gael
Ivor Callely Fianna Fáil
Charles Haughey Fianna Fáil
Dublin North–East Michael Joe Cosgrave Fine Gael
Liam Fitzgerald Fianna Fáil
Pat McCartan Workers' Party
Michael Woods Fianna Fáil
Dublin North–West Michael Barrett Fianna Fáil
Proinsias De Rossa Workers' Party
Mary Flaherty Fine Gael
Jim Tunney Fianna Fáil
Dublin South Séamus Brennan Fianna Fáil
Nuala Fennell Fine Gael
Roger Garland Green Party
Tom Kitt Fianna Fáil
Alan Shatter Fine Gael
Dublin South–Central Ben Briscoe Fianna Fáil
Eric Byrne Workers' Party
Gay Mitchell Fine Gael
Fergus O'Brien Fine Gael
John O'Connell Fianna Fáil
Dublin South–East Gerard Brady Fianna Fáil
Joe Doyle Fine Gael
Garret FitzGerald Fine Gael
Ruairi Quinn Labour Party
Dublin South–West Chris Flood Fianna Fáil
Mary Harney Progressive Democrats
Pat Rabbitte Workers' Party
Mervyn Taylor Labour Party
Dublin West Austin Currie Fine Gael
Liam Lawlor Fianna Fáil
Brian Lenihan Fianna Fáil
Jim Mitchell Fine Gael
Tomás Mac Giolla Workers' Party
Dún Laoghaire David Andrews Fianna Fáil
Monica Barnes Fine Gael
Seán Barrett Fine Gael
Eamon Gilmore Workers' Party
Brian Hillery Fianna Fáil
Galway East Paul Connaughton, Snr Fine Gael
Michael Kitt Fianna Fáil
Noel Treacy Fianna Fáil
Galway West Frank Fahey Fianna Fáil
Máire Geoghegan-Quinn Fianna Fáil
Michael D. Higgins Labour Party
Pádraic McCormack Fine Gael
Bobby Molloy Progressive Democrats
Kerry North Jimmy Deenihan Fine Gael
Tom McEllistrim Fianna Fáil
Dick Spring Labour Party
Kerry South Michael Moynihan Labour Party
John O'Donoghue Fianna Fáil
John O'Leary Fianna Fáil
Kildare Alan Dukes Fine Gael
Bernard Durkan Fine Gael
Charlie McCreevy Fianna Fáil
Seán Power Fianna Fáil
Emmet Stagg Labour Party
Laois–Offaly Ger Connolly Fianna Fáil
Brian Cowen Fianna Fáil
Tom Enright Fine Gael
Charles Flanagan Fine Gael
Liam Hyland Fianna Fáil
Limerick East Peadar Clohessy Progressive Democrats
Jim Kemmy Democratic Socialist
Michael Noonan Fine Gael
Willie O'Dea Fianna Fáil
Desmond O'Malley Progressive Democrats
Limerick West Gerry Collins Fianna Fáil
Michael Finucane Fine Gael
Michael J. Noonan Fianna Fáil
Longford–Westmeath Louis Belton Fine Gael
Paul McGrath Fine Gael
Mary O'Rourke Fianna Fáil
Albert Reynolds Fianna Fáil
Louth Dermot Ahern Fianna Fáil
Séamus Kirk Fianna Fáil
Brendan McGahon Fine Gael
Michael Bell Labour Party
Mayo East Seán Calleary Fianna Fáil
Jim Higgins Fine Gael
P. J. Morley Fianna Fáil
Mayo West Pádraig Flynn Fianna Fáil
Enda Kenny Fine Gael
Martin O'Toole Fianna Fáil
Meath John Bruton Fine Gael
Noel Dempsey Fianna Fáil
John Farrelly Fine Gael
Colm Hilliard Fianna Fáil
Mary Wallace Fianna Fáil
Roscommon John Connor Fine Gael
Tom Foxe Independent
Terry Leyden Fianna Fáil
Sligo–Leitrim Matt Brennan Fianna Fáil
John Ellis Fianna Fáil
Ted Nealon Fine Gael
Gerry Reynolds Fine Gael
Tipperary North Michael Lowry Fine Gael
Michael O'Kennedy Fianna Fáil
Michael Smith Fianna Fáil
Tipperary South Theresa Ahearn Fine Gael
Noel Davern Fianna Fáil
Michael Ferris Labour Party
Seán Treacy Ceann Comhairle
Waterford Austin Deasy Fine Gael
Jackie Fahey Fianna Fáil
Brendan Kenneally Fianna Fáil
Brian O'Shea Labour Party
Wexford John Browne Fianna Fáil
Séamus Cullimore Fianna Fáil
Brendan Howlin Labour Party
Michael D'Arcy Fine Gael
Ivan Yates Fine Gael
Wicklow Dick Roche Fianna Fáil
Joe Jacob Fianna Fáil
Liam Kavanagh Labour Party
Godfrey Timmins Fine Gael

See also[edit]