Minister for Industries

The Minister for Industries was a position in the Ministry of Dáil Éireann, the government of the Irish Republic, the self-declared state which was established in 1919 by Dáil Éireann, the parliamentary assembly made up of the majority of Irish MPs elected in the 1918 general election. The portfolio was created to promote industrial development throughout the country. The post existed only during a single ministry.[1]

From 1922, there was a position of Minister for Industry and Commerce, which is now named the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment.

Minister for IndustriesEdit

Name Term of office Political party Dáil Ministry
Eoin MacNeill 1 April 1919 26 August 1921 Sinn Féin 2nd DM


  1. ^ "NOMINATION OF MINISTRY. - Secretary for Industries – Dáil Éireann (1st Dáil) – Wednesday, 2 April 1919". Houses of the Oireachtas. Retrieved 31 August 2019.