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Profiles

  • Benjamin Guinness, 3rd Earl of Iveagh (1937 - 1992)
    The Rt. Hon. (Arthur Francis) Benjamin Guinness, 3rd Earl of Iveagh (20 May 1937 – 18 June 1992), styled Viscount Elveden between 1945 and 1967, was an Irish businessman and politician. Lord Iveagh...
  • Rosemary "Dana" Scallon (Brown)
    Dana Rosemary Scallon (born Rosemary Brown on 30 August 1951) is better known simply as Dana, an Irish singer and former politician. She achieved fame when she won the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest wi...
  • Henry Francis Kenny, Sr. (1913 - 1975)
    Source: Henry Kenny's Birth Certificate:
  • Mary McAleese, 8th President of Ireland
    Mary Patricia McAleese (née Leneghan; Irish: Máire Pádraigín Mhic Ghiolla Íosa; born 27 June 1951) served as the eighth President of Ireland from 1997 to 2011. She was the second female president and w...
  • Éamon de Valera (1882 - 1975)
    Irish nationalist of Irish and Spanish descent. Joined the IRB (Fenians) in 1913. Commanded Bollands Mills during the 1916 Easter Rising. Court-mashalled and sentenced to death, but repreived. Elected ...

This project is for people engaged in the politics of Ireland.

Please add profiles for anyone who has ever been engaged in Irish politics -- TDs, MEPs, local officials, candidates, presidents, taoisigh, etc.

Presidents of Ireland

  1. Douglas Hyde (25 June 1938 - 24 June 1945)
  2. Seán T. O'Kelly (25 June 1945 - 24 June 1959)
  3. Éamon de Valera (25 June 1959 - 24 June 1973)
  4. Erskine H. Childers (25 June 1973 - 17 November 1974)
  5. Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh (19 December 1974 - 22 October 1976)
  6. Patrick Hillery (3 December 1976 - 2 December 1990)
  7. Mary Robinson (3 December 1990 - 12 September 1997)
  8. Mary McAleese (11 November 1997 - 10 November 2011)
  9. Michael D. Higgins (11 November 2011 - present)

Taoisigh of Ireland

  • W. T. Cosgrave (6 December 1922 - 9 March 1932)
  • Éamon de Valera (9 March 1932 - 18 February 1948)
  • John A. Costello (18 February 1948 - 13 June 1951)
  • Éamon de Valera (13 June 1951 - 2 June 1954)
  • John A. Costello (2 June 1954 - 20 March 1957)
  • Éamon de Valera (20 March 1957 - 23 June 1959)
  • Seán Lemass (23 June 1959 - 10 November 1966)
  • Jack Lynch (10 November 1966 - 14 March 1973)
  • Liam Cosgrave (14 March 1973 - 5 July 1977)
  • Jack Lynch (5 July 1977 - 11 December 1979)
  • Charles Haughey (11 December 1979 - 30 June 1981)
  • Garret FitzGerald (30 June 1981 - 9 March 1982)
  • Charles Haughey (9 March 1982 - 14 December 1982)
  • Garret FitzGerald (14 December 1982 - 10 March 1987)
  • Charles Haughey (10 March 1987 - 11 February 1992)
  • Albert Reynolds (11 February 1992 - 15 December 1994)
  • John Bruton (15 December 1994 - 26 June 1997)
  • Bertie Ahern (26 June 1997 - 7 May 2008)
  • Brian Cowen (7 May 2008 - 9 March 2011)
  • Enda Kenny (9 March 2011 - 14 June 2017)
  • Leo Varadkar (14 June 2017 - present)

This project is for people engaged in the politics of Ireland.