Former Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann

Lord Glenavy 1922 - 28               
Thomas Westropp Bennett 1928 - 36
* Séan Gibbons  1938 - 43
 Séan Goulding 1943 - 48
Timothy J. O'Donovan 1948 - 51
Liam Ó Buachalla 1951 - 54
Patrick F. Baxter 1954 - 57
Liam Ó Buachalla 1957 - 69
Michael Yeates 1969 - 73
Míchéal C. Cranitch 3/1/73 - 1/6/73
James Dooge 1973 - 77
Séamus Dolan 1977 - 81
Charlie McDonald 1981 - 82
Tras Honan 1982 - 83
Patrick J. Reynolds 1983 - 87
Tras Honan 1987 - 89
Séan Doherty 1989 - 92
Séan Fallon 1992 - 95
Liam Naughten 1995 - 96
Liam T. Cosgrave 1996 - 97
Brian Mullooly 1997- 2002
Rory Kiely 2002 - 2007
Pat Moylan 2007 - 2011
Paddy Burke 2011 - 2016

* The final sitting of the Senate of the Free State was held on 19 May 1936. The Senate was abolished on 29 May 1936. The election for the new Senate, set up in accordance with the 1937 Constitution, was held on 28 March 1938, and the first sitting was held on 27 April 1938.