The State of the Parties: Dáil Éireann

Last Change: 2 February 2017- Stephen Donnelly (Ind) joins Fianna Fáil.

In the lifetime of any Dáil, parties find their seat numbers falling or rising due to any number of events - deaths, resignations, expulsions and by-elections to name the most frequent. This page will track the state of the parties in Dáil Éireann from now until the next general election.


Fine Gael 

2016 GE: 50 seats (including Ceann Comhairle)
February 2017: 50 seats


Green: Gain   Red: Loss

10 March 2016 - Seán Barrett (Dún Laoghaire) stands down as Ceann Comhairle.


Fianna Fáil

2016 GE: 44 seats
February 2017: 45 seats (including Ceann Comhairle)

Green: Gain   Red: Loss

10 March 2016 - Seán Ó Fearghaíl (Kildare South) is elected Ceann Comhairle.
2 February 2017 - Stephen Donnelly (Wicklow) joins Fianna Fáil.


Sinn Féin

2015 GE: 23 seats
February 2017: 23 seats

No changes so far.
Labour Party

2016 GE: 7 seats
February 2017: 7 seats

No changes so far.



Anti-Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit

2016 GE: 6 seats
February 2017: 6 seats

No changes so far.




Social Democrats

2016 GE: 3 seats
February 2017: 2 seats

Green: Gain
Red: Loss


5 September 2016 - Stephen Donnelly (Wicklow) leaves the Social Democrats.


Green Party

2016 GE: 2 seats
February 2017: 2 seats

No changes so far.


Independents

2016 GE: 23 seats
February 2017: 23 seats

Green: Gain
Red: Loss

5 September 2016 - Stephen Donnelly (Wicklow) leaves the Social Democrats.
2 February 2017 - Stephen Donnelly (Wicklow) joins Fianna Fáil.