Members of the 7th Dáil

This is a list of members who were elected to the 7th Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas (legislature) of the Irish Free State. These TDs (Members of Parliament) were elected at the 1932 general election on 16 February 1932 and met on 9 March 1932. The 7th Dáil was dissolved by Governor-General Domhnall Ua Buachalla, at the request of the President of the Executive Council Éamon de Valera on 2 January 1933. The 7th Dáil lasted 343 days. There were no by-elections during the 7th Dáil.

7th Dáil Éireann
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Legislative bodyDáil Éireann
JurisdictionIrish Free State
Meeting placeLeinster House
Term9 March 1932 – 22 December 1932
Election1932 general election
GovernmentGovernment of the 7th Dáil
Ceann ComhairleFrank Fahy
President of the Executive CouncilÉamon de Valera
Vice-President of the Executive CouncilSeán T. O'Kelly
Chief WhipGerald Boland
Leader of the OppositionW. T. Cosgrave
1st9 March 1932 – 5 August 1932
2nd19 October 1932 – 22 December 1932

Composition of the 7th DáilEdit

Party Feb. 1932
Fianna Fáil 72
Cumann na nGaedheal 56
Labour Party 7
Farmers' Party 3
Independent 14
Ceann Comhairle 1

Government party denoted with bullet ()

Graphical representationEdit

This is a graphical comparison of party strengths in the 7th Dáil from March 1932.


  • Note that this was not the official seating plan.

TDs by constituencyEdit

The list of the 153 TDs elected, is given in alphabetical order by constituency.

Members of the 7th Dáil
Constituency Name Party
Carlow–Kilkenny Desmond FitzGerald Cumann na nGaedheal
Seán Gibbons Fianna Fáil
Denis Gorey Cumann na nGaedheal
Francis Humphreys Fianna Fáil
Thomas Derrig Fianna Fáil
Cavan John O'Hanlon Independent
John Joe O'Reilly Cumann na nGaedheal
Michael Sheridan Fianna Fáil
Paddy Smith Fianna Fáil
Clare Patrick Burke Cumann na nGaedheal
Éamon de Valera Fianna Fáil
Patrick Hogan Labour Party
Seán O'Grady Fianna Fáil
Martin Sexton Fianna Fáil
Cork Borough Richard Anthony Independent
W. T. Cosgrave Cumann na nGaedheal
William Desmond Cumann na nGaedheal
Thomas Dowdall Fianna Fáil
Hugo Flinn Fianna Fáil
Cork East Brook Brasier Independent
William Broderick Cumann na nGaedheal
Martin Corry Fianna Fáil
John Daly Cumann na nGaedheal
Patrick Murphy Fianna Fáil
Cork North Seán Moylan Fianna Fáil
Daniel O'Leary Cumann na nGaedheal
Daniel Vaughan Farmers' Party
Cork West Raphael Keyes Fianna Fáil
Timothy J. Murphy Labour Party
Timothy O'Donovan Farmers' Party
Eamonn O'Neill Cumann na nGaedheal
Jasper Wolfe Independent
Donegal Neal Blaney Fianna Fáil
Brian Brady Fianna Fáil
Frank Carney Fianna Fáil
James Dillon Independent
Eugene Doherty Cumann na nGaedheal
Daniel McMenamin Cumann na nGaedheal
James Myles Independent
John White Cumann na nGaedheal
Dublin County Seán Brady Fianna Fáil
Patrick Curran Labour Party
Henry Dockrell Cumann na nGaedheal
Thomas Finlay Cumann na nGaedheal
John Good Independent
Seán MacEntee Fianna Fáil
Batt O'Connor Cumann na nGaedheal
Gearóid O'Sullivan Cumann na nGaedheal
Dublin North Cormac Breathnach Fianna Fáil
Alfie Byrne Independent
John Byrne Cumann na nGaedheal
Eamonn Cooney Fianna Fáil
Margaret Collins-O'Driscoll Cumann na nGaedheal
Richard Mulcahy Cumann na nGaedheal
Seán T. O'Kelly Fianna Fáil
Oscar Traynor Fianna Fáil
Dublin South James Beckett Cumann na nGaedheal
Robert Briscoe Fianna Fáil
Peadar Doyle Cumann na nGaedheal
Thomas Hennessy Cumann na nGaedheal
Myles Keogh Cumann na nGaedheal
Seán Lemass Fianna Fáil
James Lynch Fianna Fáil
Dublin University Ernest Alton Independent
James Craig Independent
William Thrift Independent
Galway Gerald Bartley Fianna Fáil
Patrick Beegan Fianna Fáil
Seán Broderick Cumann na nGaedheal
Frank Fahy Fianna Fáil
Patrick Hogan Cumann na nGaedheal
Stephen Jordan Fianna Fáil
Fred McDonogh Cumann na nGaedheal
Joseph Mongan Cumann na nGaedheal
Thomas Powell Fianna Fáil
Kerry Frederick Crowley Fianna Fáil
John Flynn Fianna Fáil
Eamonn Kissane Fianna Fáil
Fionán Lynch Cumann na nGaedheal
Tom McEllistrim Fianna Fáil
Thomas O'Reilly Fianna Fáil
John O'Sullivan Cumann na nGaedheal
Kildare Thomas Harris Fianna Fáil
Sydney Minch Cumann na nGaedheal
William Norton Labour Party
Leitrim–Sligo William Browne Fianna Fáil
Frank Carty Fianna Fáil
Stephen Flynn Fianna Fáil
John Hennigan Cumann na nGaedheal
Bernard Maguire Fianna Fáil
Martin Roddy Cumann na nGaedheal
Mary Reynolds Cumann na nGaedheal
Leix–Offaly Patrick Boland Fianna Fáil
William Davin Labour Party
Patrick Gorry Fianna Fáil
Eugene O'Brien Cumann na nGaedheal
Thomas F. O'Higgins Cumann na nGaedheal
Limerick George C. Bennett Cumann na nGaedheal
Daniel Bourke Fianna Fáil
James Colbert Fianna Fáil
Tadhg Crowley Fianna Fáil
John O'Shaughnessy Farmers' Party
James Reidy Cumann na nGaedheal
Robert Ryan Fianna Fáil
Longford–Westmeath James Geoghegan Fianna Fáil
Francis Gormley Fianna Fáil
Michael Kennedy Fianna Fáil
Seán Mac Eoin Cumann na nGaedheal
Patrick Shaw Cumann na nGaedheal
Louth Frank Aiken Fianna Fáil
James Coburn Independent
James Murphy Cumann na nGaedheal
Mayo North Micheál Clery Fianna Fáil
Michael Davis Cumann na nGaedheal
Patrick O'Hara Cumann na nGaedheal
P. J. Ruttledge Fianna Fáil
Mayo South James FitzGerald-Kenney Cumann na nGaedheal
Michael Kilroy Fianna Fáil
Edward Moane Fianna Fáil
Martin Nally Cumann na nGaedheal
Richard Walsh Fianna Fáil
Meath Eamonn Duggan Cumann na nGaedheal
James Kelly Fianna Fáil
Matthew O'Reilly Fianna Fáil
Monaghan Ernest Blythe Cumann na nGaedheal
Eamon Rice Fianna Fáil
Conn Ward Fianna Fáil
National University of Ireland Michael Hayes Ceann Comhairle
Conor Maguire Fianna Fáil
Patrick McGilligan Cumann na nGaedheal
Roscommon Gerald Boland Fianna Fáil
Martin Conlon Cumann na nGaedheal
Frank MacDermot Independent
Daniel O'Rourke Fianna Fáil
Tipperary Dan Breen Fianna Fáil
Séamus Burke Cumann na nGaedheal
Andrew Fogarty Fianna Fáil
John Hassett Cumann na nGaedheal
Seán Hayes Fianna Fáil
Daniel Morrissey Independent
Timothy Sheehy Fianna Fáil
Waterford Seán Goulding Fianna Fáil
John Kiersey Cumann na nGaedheal
Patrick Little Fianna Fáil
William Redmond Cumann na nGaedheal
Wexford Denis Allen Fianna Fáil
Richard Corish Labour Party
Osmond Esmonde Cumann na nGaedheal
John Keating Cumann na nGaedheal
James Ryan Fianna Fáil
Wicklow James Everett Labour Party
Séamus Moore Fianna Fáil
Dermot O'Mahony Cumann na nGaedheal

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