Government of the 7th Dáil
The 7th Dáil was elected at the 1932 general election on 16 February 1932. When it first met on 9 March, the 6th Executive Council (9 March 1932 – 8 February 1933) was formed by Fianna Fáil, ending a decade of governance by Cumann na nGaedheal (and its Pro-Treaty Sinn Féin predecessor). The 7th Dáil lasted for 343 days.
|Government of the 7th Dáil|
|6th Executive Council of the Irish Free State|
|Date formed||9 March 1932|
|Date dissolved||8 February 1933|
|People and organisations|
|Head of state||George V|
|Governor-General||James McNeill (Mar.–Nov. 1932)|
Domhnall Ua Buachalla (Nov. 1932 – Feb. 1933)
|Head of government||Éamon de Valera|
|Deputy head of government||Seán T. O'Kelly|
|Total no. of ministers||10|
|Member party||Fianna Fáil|
|Status in legislature||Minority Government|
|Opposition leader||W. T. Cosgrave (Cumann na nGaedheal)|
|Election(s)||1932 general election|
|Legislature term(s)||7th Dáil|
|Predecessor||5th Executive Council|
|Successor||7th Executive Council|
6th Executive Council of the Irish Free StateEdit
The nomination of Éamon de Valera as President of the Executive Council was approved by 81 votes to 68. The Labour Party supported the nomination of de Valera and the formation of the executive council, but did not form part of the government.
- "Dáil Éireann debate - Wednesday, 9 March 1932: Nomination of President of the Executive Council". Houses of the Oireachtas. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
- "Dáil Éireann debate - Wednesday, 9 March 1932: Nomination of the Executive Council". Houses of the Oireachtas. Retrieved 23 August 2019.