Industrial and Commercial Panel

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The Industrial and Commercial Panel (Irish: An Rolla Tionscail Agus Tráchtála) is one of five Vocational Panels which together elect 43 members of Seanad Éireann, the upper house of the Oireachtas (the legislature of Ireland). The Industrial and Commercial Panel elects 9 Senators. At least 3 of them must be the nominees of Oireachtas members and at least 3 must be nominees of the nominating bodies.

List of nominating bodies[edit]

  • Association of Advertisers in Ireland
  • Chambers of Commerce of Ireland
  • Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Ireland
  • Construction Industry Federation
  • Cumann Aturnaethe Paitinní agus Trádmharcanna
  • Electrical Industries Federation of Ireland
  • Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland
  • Institute of Bankers in Ireland
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland
  • Institution of Engineers of Ireland
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers
  • Insurance Institute of Ireland
  • Irish Architects' Society
  • Irish Auctioneers and Valuers Institute
  • Irish Business and Employers Confederation
  • Irish Computer Society
  • Irish Country Houses and Restaurants Association
  • Irish Exporters Association
  • Irish Hardware & Building Materials Association
  • Irish Hotel and Catering Institute
  • Irish Hotels Federation
  • Irish Planning Institute
  • Irish Road Haulage Association
  • Irish Tourist Industry Federation
  • Licensed Vintners' Association
  • Marketing Institute of Ireland
  • Marketing Society Limited
  • National Off-Licence Association
  • Restaurants Association of Ireland
  • Retail, Grocery, Dairy and Allied Trades Association (RGDATA)
  • Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland
  • Society of the Irish Motor Industry
  • Vintners' Federation of Ireland
  • Wholesale Produce Ireland

Election results[edit]

24th Seanad (2011)[edit]

Name Party
Colm Burke Fine Gael
Catherine Noone Fine Gael
Paul Coghlan Fine Gael
Jimmy Harte Labour Party
Imelda Henry Fine Gael
Marc MacSharry Fianna Fáil
Averil Power Fianna Fáil
Kathryn Reilly Sinn Féin
Mary White Fianna Fáil

23rd Seanad (2007)[edit]

Name Party
Larry Butler Fianna Fáil
Paudie Coffey Fine Gael
Paul Coghlan Fine Gael
Dominic Hannigan Labour Party
Marc MacSharry Fianna Fáil
Denis O'Donovan Fianna Fáil
Joe O'Reilly Fine Gael
Kieran Phelan Fianna Fáil
Mary White Fianna Fáil

22nd Seanad (2002)[edit]

Name Party
James Bannon Fine Gael
Eddie Bohan Fianna Fáil
Paul Coghlan Fine Gael
Margaret Cox Independent[1]
Marc MacSharry Fianna Fáil
Derek McDowell Labour Party
Kieran Phelan Fianna Fáil
Sheila Terry Fine Gael
Mary White Fianna Fáil


  1. ^ Margaret Cox was elected as a Fianna Fáil member, but the party whip was removed on 4 April 2007.