Several constitutional conventions have considered or proposed constitutions for the island of Ireland or for one of its two jurisdictions, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
||Failed to agree on a replacement for the Government of Ireland Act 1914.
||Produced a brief Dáil Constitution and aspirational Democratic Programme for its self-proclaimed Irish Republic
|Third Dáil sitting as a constituent assembly
||Irish Free State[n 2]
||Enacted the Constitution of the Irish Free State, which had been drafted by a committee appointed by the Provisional Government, and which was then re-enacted at Westminster via the Irish Free State Constitution Act 1922
||Irish Free State[n 3]
||State of Ireland[n 5]
||Passed the Constitution of Ireland, which had been drafted by a committee appointed by the Taoiseach, and which was then adopted by plebiscite
|Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention
||An elected consultative body envisaged as a prelude to devolution, which was dissolved after Unionist and Nationalist members failed to reach any agreement.
|New Ireland Forum
||Appointed (Chair), nominated
||Established by the Dublin government to consider possible constitutional arrangements in view of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
|Northern Ireland Forum
||Played a subsidiary role in the Northern Ireland peace process, as Sinn Féin boycotted the Forum but not the talks that led to the Good Friday Agreement
||Appointed (Chair), nominated (33), randomly selected (66)
||State of Ireland
||To consider specified proposed amendments to the existing Constitution.