The current Dáil is the 32nd Dáil and held its first sitting on 10 March 2016. The current Seanad is the 25th Seanad, and it first met on 8 June 2016. Below are the dates of all the previous Dáileanna and Seanaid.

Dáil Éireann

 

First sitting

Last sitting

Dissolved

1st

21 January 1919

10 May 1921

10 May 1921

2nd

16 August 1921

8 June 1922

16 June 1922

3rd

9 September 1922

9 August 1923

9 August 1923

4th

19 September 1923

20 May 1927

23 May 1927

5th

23 June 1927

16 August 1927

 25 August 1927

6th

11 October 1927

17 December 1931

 29 January 1932

7th

9 March 1932

22 December 1932

 2 January 1933

8th

8 February 1933

14 June 1937

 14 June 1937

9th

21 July 1937

25 May 1938

 27 May 1938

10th

30 June 1938

26 May 1943

 31 May 1943

11th

1 July 1943

10 May 1944

 10 May 1944

12th

9 June 1944

11 December 1947

 12 January 1948

13th

18 February 1948

2 May 1951

 7 May 1951

14th

13 June 1951

23 April 1954

 24 April 1954

15th

2 June 1954

13 December 1956

 12 February 1957

16th

20 March 1957

1 September 1961

 15 September 1961

17th

11 October 1961

11 March 1965

 18 March 1965

18th

21 April 1965

21 May 1969

 22 May 1969

19th

2 July 1969

14 December 1972

 5 February 1973

20th

19 March 1973

25 May 1977

 25 May 1977

21st

5 July 1977

21 May 1981

 21 May 1981

22nd

30 June 1981

27 January 1982

 27 January 1982

23rd

9 March 1982

4 November 1982

 4 November 1982

24th

14 December 1982

19 December 1986

 21 January 1987

25th

10 March 1987

25 May 1989

 25 May 1989

26th

29 June 1989

5 November 1992

 5 November 1992

27th

14 December 1992

15 May 1997

 15 May 1997

28th

26 June 1997

24 April 2002

 25 April 2002

29th

6 June 2002

26 April 2007

 29 April 2007

30th

14 June 2007

1 February 2011

 1 February 2011

31st

9 March 2011

3 February 2016

 3 February 2016

32nd

10 March 2016

 18 December 2019

 14 January 2020

33rd

20 February 2020

   

Seanad  Éireann

 

First sitting

Last sitting

1st

11 December 1922

19 May 1936

2nd

27 April 1938

22 July 1938

3rd

7 September 1938

14 July 1943

4th

8 September 1943

5 July 1944

5th

18 August 1944

12 March 1948

6th

21 April 1948

25 July 1951

7th

14 July 1951

7 July 1954

8th

22 July 1954

28 March 1957

9th

22 May 1957

1 September 1961

10th

14 December 1961

28 July 1965

11th

23 June 1965

24 July 1969

12th

5 November 1969

30 March 1973

13th

1 June 1973

16 August 1977

14th

27 October 1977

16 July 1981

15th

8 October 1981

16 April 1982

16th

13 May 1982

21 December 1982

17th

23 February 1983

3 April 1987

18th

25 April 1987

5 July 1989

19th

1 November 1989

17 December 1992

20th

17 February 1993

10 July 1997

21st

17 September 1997

26 June 2002

22nd

12 September 2002

4 July 2007

23rd

13 September 2007

20 April 2011

24th

25 May 2011

24 April 2016

25th

8 June 2016

 29 March 2020

Each Seanad ceases on the day before polling closes for the subsequent Seanad.