The Ceann Comhairle of the current, 32nd, Dáil is Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl. The Cathaoirleach of the current, 25th, Seanad is Senator Denis O'Donovan. All the previous Cinn Comhairle and Cathaoirligh are listed below.

Cinn Comhairle of Dáil Éireann

 

Start date

End date

Cathal Brugha

21 Jan 1919 21 Jan 1919
George Noble Plunkett 22 Jan 1919 22 Jan 1919
Seán T. O'Kelly 1919 1921
Eoin MacNeill 1921 1922
Michael Hayes 1922 1932
Frank Fahy 1932 1951
 Patrick Hogan  1951  1967
 Cormac Breslin  1967  1973
 Seán Treacy  1973  1977
 Joseph Brennan  1977  1980
 Pádraig Faulkner  1980  1981
 John O'Connell  1981  1982
Tom Fitzpatrick 1982 1987
Seán Treacy 1987 1997
Séamus Pattison 1997 2002
Rory O'Hanlon 2002 2007
John O'Donoghue 2007 2009
Séamus Kirk 2009 2011
Seán Barrett 2011 2016

Cathaoirligh of Seanad Éireann

 

Start date

End date

Lord Glenavy

1922

1928

Thomas Westropp Bennett

1928

1936

* Séan Gibbons

1938

1943

Séan Goulding

1943

1948

Timothy J. O'Donovan

1948

1951

Liam Ó Buachalla

1951

1954

Patrick F. Baxter

1954

1957

Liam Ó Buachalla

1957

1969

Michael B. Yeats

1969

1973

Míchéal C. Cranitch

3 Jan 1973

1 Jun 1973

James Dooge

1973

1977

Séamus Dolan

1977

1981

Charles B. McDonald

1981

1982

Tras Honan

1982

1983

Patrick J. Reynolds

1983

1987

Tras Honan

1987

1989

Séan Doherty

1989

1992

Séan Fallon

1992

1995

Liam Naughten

1995

1996

Liam T. Cosgrave

1996

1997

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 of Ireland, was held on 28 March 1938, and the first sitting was held on 27 April 1938.