Bye-elections will take place in April 2021 to fill two vacancies in the Seanad caused by the resignations of Senator Michael D’Arcy and Senator Elisha McCallion.

The electorate for the bye-elections will be the members of Dáil Éireann and Seanad Éireann.

Polls will close at 11am on 21 April 2021. Counting will begin after polls close and results will be published here.


The Seanad Returning Officer sat for the ruling on nominations on 30 March 2021. See the lists of candidates for election to the two panels.

Contact details

Seanad Returning Officer

Martin Groves

(01) 618 3226

Seanad Office

Leinster House

Kildare Street

D02 XR20