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Sunday, May 8, 2011

The Fifth Dáil

This is a list of the members who were elected to the 5th Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas (legislature) of the Irish Free State. These TDs (Members of Parliament) were elected at the June 1927 general election on 9 June 1927 and met on 23 June 1927. The 5th Dáil was dissolved by Governor-General Timothy Michael Healy, at the request of the President of the Executive Council W. T. Cosgrave on 25 August 1927. The 5th Dáil is the shortest Dáil in the history of the state, lasting only 98 days.

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

Members of the 5th Dáil Constituency Name Party

W. T. Cosgrave Cumann na nGaedheal
Edward Doyle Labour Party
Denis Gorey Cumann na nGaedheal
Thomas Derrig Fianna Fáil
Richard Holohan Farmers' Party

Patrick Baxter Farmers' Party
John O'Hanlon Independent
John Joe O'Reilly Cumann na nGaedheal
Paddy Smith Fianna Fáil

Éamon de Valera Fianna Fáil
Thomas Falvey Farmers' Party
Patrick Hogan Labour Party
Patrick Houlihan Fianna Fáil
Patrick Kelly Cumann na nGaedheal

Cork Borough
Richard Anthony Labour Party
Barry Egan Cumann na nGaedheal
Seán French Fianna Fáil
John Horgan National League Party
James J. Walsh Cumann na nGaedheal

Cork East
Martin Corry Fianna Fáil
John Daly Independent
Michael Hennessy Cumann na nGaedheal
David Kent Sinn Féin
David O'Gorman Farmers' Party

Cork North
Daniel Corkery Independent
Timothy Quill Labour Party
Daniel Vaughan Farmers' Party

Cork West
Thomas Mullins Fianna Fáil
Timothy J. Murphy Labour Party
Timothy O'Donovan Farmers' Party
Timothy Sheehy Cumann na nGaedheal
Jasper Wolfe Independent

Neal Blaney Fianna Fáil
Frank Carney Fianna Fáil
Eugene Doherty Cumann na nGaedheal
Hugh Law Cumann na nGaedheal
Michael Óg McFadden Cumann na nGaedheal
Daniel McMenamin National League Party
James Myles Independent
John White Farmers' Party

Dublin County
Patrick Belton Fianna Fáil
Bryan Cooper Independent
Desmond FitzGerald Cumann na nGaedheal
John Good Independent
Thomas Johnson Labour Party
Seán MacEntee Fianna Fáil
Batt O'Connor Cumann na nGaedheal
Kevin O'Higgins Cumann na nGaedheal

Dublin North
Alfred Byrne Independent
John Byrne Cumann na nGaedheal
Kathleen Clarke Fianna Fáil
Margaret Collins-O'Driscoll Cumann na nGaedheal
Denis Cullen Labour Party
Richard Mulcahy Cumann na nGaedheal
Seán T. O'Kelly Fianna Fáil
Oscar Traynor Sinn Féin

Dublin South
James Beckett Cumann na nGaedheal
Peadar Doyle Cumann na nGaedheal
Myles Keogh Independent
Thomas Lawlor Labour Party
Seán Lemass Fianna Fáil
Constance Markiewicz Fianna Fáil
Vincent Rice National League Party

Dublin University
Ernest Alton Independent
James Craig Independent
William Thrift Independent

Seán Broderick Cumann na nGaedheal
William Duffy National League Party
Frank Fahy Fianna Fáil
Patrick Hogan Cumann na nGaedheal
Mark Killilea, Snr Fianna Fáil
Gilbert Lynch Labour Party
Martin McDonogh Cumann na nGaedheal
Thomas Powell Fianna Fáil
Seán Tubridy Fianna Fáil

James Crowley Cumann na nGaedheal
Fionán Lynch Cumann na nGaedheal
Tom McEllistrim Fianna Fáil
William O'Leary Fianna Fáil
Thomas O'Reilly Fianna Fáil
John O'Sullivan Cumann na nGaedheal
Austin Stack Sinn Féin

Domhnall Ua Buachalla Fianna Fáil
Hugh Colohan Labour Party
George Wolfe Cumann na nGaedheal

Michael Carter Farmers' Party
Frank Carty Fianna Fáil
James Dolan Cumann na nGaedheal
John Hennigan Cumann na nGaedheal
Samuel Holt Fianna Fáil
John Jinks National League Party
Martin Roddy Cumann na nGaedheal

Patrick Boland Fianna Fáil
William Davin Labour Party
James Dwyer Cumann na nGaedheal
John Gill Labour Party
Thomas Tynan Fianna Fáil

George C. Bennett Cumann na nGaedheal
Patrick Clancy Labour Party
James Colbert Fianna Fáil
Tadhg Crowley Fianna Fáil
Gilbert Hewson Independent
Michael Keyes Labour Party
Richard O'Connell Cumann na nGaedheal

Henry Broderick Labour Party
Hugh Garahan Farmers' Party
Michael Kennedy Fianna Fáil
Patrick Shaw Cumann na nGaedheal
James Victory Fianna Fáil

Frank Aiken Fianna Fáil
James Coburn National League Party
James Murphy Cumann na nGaedheal

Mayo North
Michael Davis Cumann na nGaedheal
Mark Henry Cumann na nGaedheal
John Madden Sinn Féin
P. J. Ruttledge Fianna Fáil

Mayo South
James FitzGerald-Kenney Cumann na nGaedheal
Michael Kilroy Fianna Fáil
Eugene Mullen Fianna Fáil
Martin Nally Cumann na nGaedheal
Thomas J. O'Connell Labour Party

Eamonn Duggan Cumann na nGaedheal
David Hall Labour Party
Matthew O'Reilly Fianna Fáil

Ernest Blythe Cumann na nGaedheal
Alexander Haslett Independent
Patrick McCarvill Fianna Fáil

National University of Ireland
Arthur Clery Independent
Michael Hayes Ceann Comhairle
Patrick McGilligan Cumann na nGaedheal

Michael Brennan Independent
Gerald Boland Fianna Fáil
Martin Conlon Cumann na nGaedheal
Patrick O'Dowd Fianna Fáil

Séamus Burke Cumann na nGaedheal
Andrew Fogarty Fianna Fáil
Seán Hayes Fianna Fáil
John Hassett Cumann na nGaedheal
Michael Heffernan Farmers' Party
Daniel Morrissey Labour Party
William X. O'Brien Labour Party

Caitlín Brugha Sinn Féin
Patrick Little Fianna Fáil
William Redmond National League Party
Vincent White Cumann na nGaedheal

Richard Corish Labour Party
Michael Doyle Farmers' Party
John Keating National League Party
James Ryan Fianna Fáil
James Shannon Labour Party

James Everett Labour Party
Séamus Moore Fianna Fáil
Dermot O'Mahony Cumann na nGaedheal

Date Constituency Gain Loss
1927-08-24 24 August 1927 Dublin South Cumann na nGaedheal Fianna Fáil

Thomas Hennessy (CnaG) wins the seat vacated by the death of Constance Markiewicz (FF)

1927-08-24 24 August 1927 Dublin County Cumann na nGaedheal Cumann na nGaedheal

Gearóid O'Sullivan (CnaG) holds the seat vacated by the death of Kevin O'Higgins (CnaG)

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