Brass door plate reading "Ceann Comhairle"

Nominations are open for candidates for selection as Ceann Comhairle. Nominations will close at 6 pm on Wednesday, 19 February.

If there is more than one candidate, the Ceann Comhairle will be selected by secret ballot at the first sitting of the 33rd Dáil on Thursday, 20 February. Voting will use the PR-STV (proportional representation with a single transferable vote) system. Results of the count will be published on this website.

Find out more about the selection of the Ceann Comhairle.