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9 March 1932 (2121)  Fianna Fail   2  Eamon de Valera  President of the Executive Council
29 December 1937 (3703)  Fianna Fail   1  Eamon de Valera (1)  Taoiseach
13 June 1951 (1085)  Fianna Fail  Eamon de Valera (2)  Taoiseach
20 March 1957 (825)  Fianna Fail  Eamon de Valera (3)  Taoiseach
23 June 1959 (2697)  Fianna Fail   3  Se├ín Lemass  Taoiseach
10 November 1966 (2316)  Fianna Fail   4  Jack Lynch (1)  Taoiseach
5 July 1977 (889)  Fianna Fail  Jack Lynch (2)  Taoiseach
11 December 1979 (567)  Fianna Fail   6  Charles Haughey (1)  Taoiseach
9 March 1982 (280)  Fianna Fail  Charles Haughey (2)  Taoiseach
10 March 1987 (1799)  Fianna Fail  Charles Haughey (3)  Taoiseach
11 February 1992 (1038)  Fianna Fail   8  Albert Reynolds  Taoiseach
26 June 1997 (3967)  Fianna Fail   10  Bertie Ahern  Taoiseach
7 May 2008 (3031)  Fianna Fail   11  Brian Cowen  Taoiseach

Number of days in office is shown in brackets where this can be calculated. This is a new feature, and the results may be variable due to insufficient data.

Cathal Brugha was acting President of the First Dáil, January-April 1919. Upon his release from prison, Eamon de Valera became President of the First Dáil, April 1919-August 1921 and President of the Second Dáil from August 1921-January 1922.

Michael Collins was Chairman of the Provisional Government which came into being after the Dáil ratified the Anglo-Irish Treaty in January 1922. W T Cosgrave became Chairman of the Provisional Government following the assassination of Michael Collins on 22 August 1922.

From December 1922 until 1937 the office of Prime Minister was known as President of the Executive Council. From December 1937 the position became known as Taoiseach.


 
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