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Lord Mayors of Dublin

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The Lord Mayor of Dublin is the head of Dublin City Council and first citizen of the Dublin. The title was created in 1229 as Mayor of Dublin. It was elevated to Lord Mayor in 1665. The date of election is the end of June, and the term of office is 1 year.

18th century

  • 1701–02 Samuel Walton
  • 1702–03 Thomas Bell
  • 1703–04 John Page
  • 1704–05 Sir Francis Stoyte
  • 1705–06 William Gibbons
  • 1706–07 Benjamin Burton
  • 1707–08 John Pearson
  • 1708–09 Sir William Fownes
  • 1709–10 Charles Forrest
  • 1710–11 Sir John Eccles
  • 1711–12 Ralph Gore
  • 1712–14 Sir Samuel Cooke
  • 1714–15 Sir James Barlow
  • 1715–16 John Stoye
  • 1716–17 Thomas Bolton
  • 1717–18 Anthony Barkey
  • 1718–19 William Quaill
  • 1719–20 Thomas Wilkinson
  • 1720–21 George Forbes
  • 1721–22 Thomas Curtis
  • 1722–23 William Dickson
  • 1723–24 John Porter
  • 1724–25 John Reyson
  • 1725–26 Joseph Kane
  • 1726–27 William Empson
  • 1727–28 Sir Nathaniel Whitwell
  • 1728–29 Henry Burrowes
  • 1729 John Page
  • 1729–30 Sir Peter Verdoen
  • 1730–31 Nathaniel Pearson
  • 1731–32 Joseph Nuttall
  • 1732–33 Humphrey French
  • 1733–34 Thomas How
  • 1734–35 Nathaniel Kane
  • 1735–36 Sir Richard Grattan
  • 1736 George Forbes
  • 1736–37 James Somerville
  • 1737–38 William Walker
  • 1738–39 John Macarroll
  • 1739–40 Daniel Falkiner
  • 1740–41 Sir Samuel Cooke
  • 1741–42 William Aldrich
  • 1742–43 Gilbert King
  • 1743–44 David Tew
  • 1744–45 John Walker
  • 1745–46 Daniel Cooke
  • 1746–47 Richard White
  • 1747 William Walker
  • 1747–48 Sir George Ribton
  • 1748–49 Robert Ross
  • 1749–50 John Adamson
  • 1750–51 Thomas Taylor
  • 1751–52 John Cooke
  • 1752–53 Sir Charles Barton
  • 1753–54 Andrew Murray
  • 1754–55 Hans Bailie
  • 1755–56 Percival Hunt
  • 1756–57 John Forbes
  • 1757–58 Thomas Meade
  • 1758–59 Philip Crampton
  • 1759–60 John Tew
  • 1760–61 Sir Patrick Hamilton
  • 1761–62 Sir Timothy Allen
  • 1762–63 Charles Rossell
  • 1763–64 William Forbes
  • 1764–65 Benjamin Geale
  • 1765–66 Sir James Taylor
  • 1766–67 Edward Sankey
  • 1767–68 Francis Fetherston
  • 1768–69 Benjamin Barton
  • 1769–70 Sir Thomas Blackhall
  • 1770–71 George Reynolds
  • 1771–72 Francis Booker
  • 1772 William Forbes
  • 1772–73 Richard French
  • 1773–74 Willoughby Lightburne
  • 1774–75 Henry Hart
  • 1775–76 Thomas Emerson
  • 1776–77 Henry Bevan
  • 1777–78 William Dunne
  • 1778–79 Sir Anthony King
  • 1779–80 James Hamilton
  • 1780–81 Kilner Swettenham
  • 1781–82 John Darragh
  • 1782–83 Nathaniel Warren
  • 1783–84 Thomas Green
  • 1784–85 James Horan
  • 1785–86 James Sheil
  • 1786–87 George Alcock
  • 1787–88 William Alexander
  • 1788–89 John Rose
  • 1789–90 John Exshaw
  • 1790–91 Henry Hewison
  • 1791–92 Henry Gore Sankey
  • 1792–93 John Carleton
  • 1793–94 William James
  • 1794–95 Richard Moncrieff
  • 1795–96 Sir William Worthington
  • 1796–97 Samuel Reed
  • 1797–98 Thomas Fleming
  • 1798–99 Thomas Andrews
  • 1799–1800 John Sutton
  • 1800 John Exshaw
  • 1800–01 Charles Thorp

19th century 1801–1840

  • 1801–02 Richard Manders
  • 1802–03 Jacob Poole
  • 1803–04 Henry Hutton
  • 1804–05 Meredith Jenkins
  • 1805–06 James Vance
  • 1806–07 Joseph Pemberton
  • 1807–08 Hugh Trevor
  • 1808–09 Frederick Darley
  • 1809–10 Sir William Stamer, Bt.
  • 1810–11 Nathaniel Hone
  • 1811–12 William Henry Archer
  • 1812–13 Abraham Bradley King
  • 1813–14 John Cash
  • 1814–15 John Claudius Beresford
  • 1815–16 Robert Shaw
  • 1816–17 Mark Bloxham
  • 1817–18 John Alley
  • 1818–19 Sir Thomas McKenny
  • 1819–20 Sir William Stamer, Bt.
  • 1820–21 Sir Abraham Bradley King, Bt.
  • 1821–22 Sir John Kingston James, Bt.
  • 1822–23 John Smith Fleming
  • 1823–24 Richard Smyth
  • 1824–25 Drury Jones
  • 1825–26 Thomas Abbott
  • 1826–27 Samuel Wilkinson Tyndall
  • 1827–28 Sir Edmond Nugent
  • 1828–29 Alexander Montgomery
  • 1829–30 Jacob West
  • 1830–31 Sir Robert Harty, 1st Bt.
  • 1831 Richard Smyth
  • 1831–32 Sir Thomas Whelan
  • 1832–33 Charles Palmer Archer
  • 1833–34 Sir George Whiteford
  • 1834–35 Arthur Perrin
  • 1835–36 Arthur Morrison
  • 1836–37 William Hodges
  • 1837–38 Samuel Warren
  • 1838–39 George Hoyte
  • 1839–40 Sir Nicholas William Brady
  • 1840–41 Sir John Kingston James, Bt.

1841–1900

The Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Act 1840 comes into force. Under this Act, all ratepayers with a yearly valuation of £10 could vote in civic elections and sit on the council. Dublin Corporation (now Dublin City Council) becomes the new municipal authority for the city of Dublin. Daniel O'Connell was elected to the new Dublin Corporation and took office as Lord Mayor of Dublin, the first Roman Catholic to be Lord Mayor since 1690.

  • 1841–42 Daniel O'Connell
  • 1842–43 George Roe
  • 1844 Timothy O'Brien
  • 1845 John L. Arabin
  • 1846 John Keshan
  • 1847 Michael Staunton
  • 1848 Jeremiah Dunne
  • 1849 Sir Timothy O'Brien, 1st Bt.
  • 1850 John Reynolds
  • 1851 Benjamin Guinness
  • 1852 John D'Arcy
  • 1853 Robert Henry Kinahan
  • 1854 Sir Edward McDonnell
  • 1855 Joseph Boyce
  • 1856 Fergus Farrell
  • 1857 Richard Atkinson
  • 1858 John Campbell
  • 1859 James Lambert
  • 1860 Redmond Carroll
  • 1861 Richard Atkinson
  • 1862 Denis Moylan
  • 1863 John Prendergast Vereker
  • 1864 Peter Paul McSwiney
  • 1865 Sir John Barrington
  • 1866 James William Mackey
  • 1867 William Lane Joynt
  • 1868–69 Sir William Carroll
  • 1870 Edward Purton
  • 1871 Patrick Bulfin
  • 1871 John Campbell
  • 1872 Robert Garde Durdin
  • 1873 Sir James William Mackey
  • 1874 Maurice Brooks
  • 1875 Peter Paul McSwiney
  • 1876 Sir George Bolster Owens, Bt.
  • 1877 Lewis Wormser Harris[1]
  • 1877–78 Hugh Tarpey
  • 1879 Sir John Barrington
  • 1880 Edmund Dwyer Gray
  • 1881 George Moyers
  • 1882–83 Charles Dawson
  • 1884 William Meagher
  • 1885 John O'Connor
  • 1886–88 Timothy Daniel Sullivan
  • 1888–89 Thomas Sexton Irish Parliamentary Party
  • 1890 Edward Joseph Kennedy
  • 1891–92 Joseph Michael Meade
  • 1893 James Shanks
  • 1894–95 Valentine Blake Dillon
  • 1896–97 Richard F. McCoy
  • 1898–1900 Daniel Tallon
  • 1900–01 Sir Thomas Devereux Pile, Bt

20th century

  • 1901–04 Timothy Harrington
  • 1904–06 Joseph Hutchinson
  • 1906–08 Joseph Patrick Nannetti
  • 1908–09 Gerald O'Reilly
  • 1909–10 William Coffey
  • 1910–11 Michael Doyle
  • 1911–12 John J. Farrell
  • 1912–15 Lorcan Sherlock
  • 1915–18 James Michael Gallagher
  • 1917–24 Laurence O'Neill
  • 1924–30 Position suspended
  • 1930–39 Alfred Byrne
  • 1939–41 Kathleen Clarke
  • 1941–43 Peadar Doyle
  • 1943–45 Martin O'Sullivan
  • 1945–46 Peadar Doyle
  • 1946–47 John McCann
  • 1947–48 Patrick Cahill
  • 1948–49 John Breen
  • 1949–50 Cormac Breathnach
  • 1950–51 Jack Belton
  • 1951–53 Andrew Clarkin
  • 1953–54 Bernard Butler
  • 1954–55 Alfred Byrne
  • 1955–56 Denis Larkin
  • 1956–57 Robert Briscoe
  • 1957–58 James Carroll
  • 1958–59 Catherine Byrne
  • 1959–60 Philip Brady
  • 1960–61 Maurice E. Dockrell
  • 1961–62 Robert Briscoe
  • 1962–63 James O'Keeffe
  • 1963–64 Seán Moore
  • 1964–65 John McCann
  • 1965–67 Eugene Timmons
  • 1967–68 Thomas Stafford
  • 1968–69 Frank Cluskey
  • 1969–74 Position suspended
  • 1974–75 James O'Keeffe
  • 1975–76 Paddy Dunne
  • 1976–77 Jim Mitchell
  • 1977–78 Michael Collins
  • 1978–79 Paddy Belton
  • 1979–80 William Cumiskey
  • 1980–81 Fergus O'Brien
  • 1981–82 Alexis FitzGerald, Jnr
  • 1982–83 Daniel Browne
  • 1983–84 Michael Keating
  • 1984–85 Michael O'Halloran
  • 1985–86 Jim Tunney
  • 1986–87 Bertie Ahern
  • 1987–88 Carmencita Hederman
  • 1988–89 Ben Briscoe
  • 1989–90 Seán Haughey
  • 1990–91 Michael Donnelly
  • 1991–92 Seán Kenny
  • 1992–93 Gay Mitchell
  • 1993–94 Tomás Mac Giolla
  • 1994–95 John Gormley
  • 1995–96 Seán Dublin Bay Rockall Loftus
  • 1996–97 Brendan Lynch
  • 1997–98 John Stafford
  • 1998–99 Joe Doyle
  • 1999–2000 Mary Freehill
  • 2000–01 Maurice Ahern

21st century

  • 2001–02 Michael Mulcahy
  • 2002–03 Dermot Lacey
  • 2003–04 Royston Brady
  • 2004–05 Michael Conaghan
  • 2005–06 Catherine Byrne
  • 2006–07 Vincent Jackson
  • 2007–08 Paddy Bourke
  • 2008–09 Eibhlin Byrne
  • 2009–10 Emer Costello
  • 2010–11 Gerry Breen
  • 2011– Andrew Montague