Members of the 23rd Dáil
This is a list of members who were elected to the 23rd Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas (legislature) of Ireland. These TDs (Members of Parliament) were elected at the February 1982 general election on 18 February 1982 and met on 9 March 1982. The 23rd Dáil was dissolved by President Patrick Hillery, at the request of the Taoiseach Charles Haughey on 4 November 1982. The 23rd Dáil is the third shortest Dáil in history, lasting 279 days.
|23rd Dáil Éireann|
|Meeting place||Leinster House|
|Term||9 March 1982 – 4 November 1982|
|Election||February 1982 general election|
|Government||Government of the 23rd Dáil|
|Ceann Comhairle||John O'Connell|
|Chief Whip||Bertie Ahern|
|Leader of the Opposition||Garret FitzGerald|
Composition of the 23rd DáilEdit
|Sinn Féin the Workers Party||3|
|Democratic Socialist Party||1|
Government party denoted with bullet (•)
This is a graphical comparison of party strengths in the 23rd Dáil from March 1982.
- Note that this was not the official seating plan.
TDs by constituencyEdit
The list of the 166 TDs elected, is given in alphabetical order by constituency.
|25 May 1982||Dublin West||Fine Gael||Fine Gael||Liam Skelly (FG) holds the seat vacated by the resignation of Richard Burke (FG)|
|20 July 1982||Galway East||Fianna Fáil||Fianna Fáil||Noel Treacy (FF) holds the seat vacated by the death of Johnny Callanan (FF)|