Members of the 22nd Dáil
This is a list of members who were elected to the 22nd Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas (legislature) of Ireland. These TDs (Members of Parliament) were elected at the 1981 general election on 11 June 1981 and met on 30 June 1981. The 22nd Dáil was dissolved by President Patrick Hillery, at the request of the Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald on 27 January 1982. The 22nd Dáil is the second shortest Dáil in history, lasting 252 days. There were no by-elections during the 22nd Dáil.
|22nd Dáil Éireann|
|Meeting place||Leinster House|
|Term||30 June 1981 – 27 January 1982|
|Election||1981 general election|
|Government||Government of the 22nd Dáil|
|Ceann Comhairle||John O'Connell|
|Chief Whip||Fergus O'Brien|
— Gerry L'Estrange
until 11 November 1981
|Leader of the Opposition||Charles Haughey|
Composition of the 22nd DáilEdit
|Sinn Féin the Workers Party||1|
|Socialist Labour Party||1|
Government coalition parties denoted with bullets (•)
This is a graphical comparison of party strengths in the 22nd Dáil from June 1981.
Note: This was not the official seating plan.
TDs by constituencyEdit
The list of the 166 TDs elected, is given in alphabetical order by constituency.