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Irish MEPs: 1979-1984

The first direct elections to the European Parliament took place in 1979.    Ireland elected 22 MEPs to the European Parliament representing 4 constituencies:
Dublin, Leinster, Munster and Connacht-Ulster

Síle de Valera

Síle De ValeraSíle De Valera
Síle de Valera

National Party: Fianna Fáil
European Group:  European Progressive Democrats

Constituency Dublin

Síle de Valera profile page
 

Richie Ryan

Richie RyanRichie Ryan
Richie Ryan

National Party: Fine Gael
European Group: EPP

Constituency Dublin

Richie Ryan profile page
 

John O'Connell

John O'ConnellJohn O'Connell
John O'Connell

National Party: Labour Party
European Group: Socialist Group

Constituency Dublin

substituted by John Horgan in 1981 who was subsequently substituted by Flor O'Mahony in 1983

John O'Connell profile page
 

Eileen Desmond

Eileen DesmondEileen Desmond
Eileen Desmond

National Party: Labour Party
European Group:  Socialist Group

Constituency Munster

Eileen Desmond profile page
 

Jerry Cronin

Jerry CroninJerry Cronin
Jerry Cronin

National Party: Fianna Fáil
European Group:  Group of European Progressive Democrats

Constituency Munster

Jerry Cronin profile page
 

Noel Davern

Noel DavernNoel Davern
Noel Davern

National Party: Fianna Fáil
European Group:  Group of European Progressive Democrats

Constituency Munster

Noel Davern profile page
 

Neil Blaney

Neil Blaney Neil Blaney
Neil Blaney

National Party: Labour Party
European Group: Socialist Group

Constituency Dublin

Neil Blaney profile page
 

Tom O'Donnell

Tom O'DonnellTom O'Donnell
Tom O'Donnell

National Party: Fine Gael
European Group: EPP

Constituency Munster

Tom O'Donnell profile page
 

Seán Flanagan

Seán FlanaganSeán Flanagan
Seán Flanagan

National Party: Fianna Fáil
European Group Group of the European Democratic Alliance

Constituency Connacht Ulster

Seán Flanagan profile page
 

Mark Clinton

Mark ClintonMark Clinton
Mark Clinton

National Party: Fine Gael
European Group:  EPP

Constituency Leinster

Mark Clinton profile page
 

Paddy Lalor

Paddy LalorPaddy Lalor
Paddy Lalor

National Party: Fianna Fáil
European Group: Group of the European Democratic Alliance

Constituency Leinster

Paddy Lalor profile page
 

TJ Maher

TJ Maher TJ Maher
TJ Maher

National Party: Independent
European Group: Liberal and Democratic Reformist Group

Constituency Munster

TJ Maher profile page
 

Joe McCartin

Joe McCartinJoe McCartin
Joe McCartin

National Party: Fine Gael
European Group: EPP-ED

Constituency Connacht Ulster

Joe McCartin profile page
 

Séamus Pattison

Séamus PattisonSéamus Pattison
Séamus Pattison

National Party: Labour
European Group: Socialist Group

Constituency Leinster

Séamus Pattison profile page
 

John Horgan

John HorganJohn Horgan
John Horgan

National Party: Labour
European Group: Socialist Group

Constituency Dublin

John Horgan profile page
 

Frank Cluskey

Frank CluskeyFrank Cluskey
Frank Cluskey

National Party: Labour
European Group:  Socialist Group

Constituency Dublin

Frank Cluskey profile page
 

Seán Treacy

Seán TreacySeán Treacy
Seán Treacy

National Party: Labour Party
European Group: Socialist Group

Constituency Munster
MEP 1981-1984

Seán Treacy profile page
 

Flor O'Mahony

Flor O'MahonyFlor O'Mahony
Flor O'Mahony

National Party: Labour
European Group: Socialist Group

Constituency Dublin
MEP 1983-1984

Flor O'Mahony profile page
 

Brendan Halligan

Brendan Halligan Brendan Halligan
Brendan Halligan

National Party: Labour
European Group: Socialist Group

Constituency Dublin
MEP 1983-1984

Brendan Halligan profile page
 

Liam Kavanagh

Liam KavanaghLiam Kavanagh
Liam Kavanagh

National Party: Labour Party
European Group : Socialist Group

Constituency Leinster
1973-1982

Liam Kavanagh profile page
 

Justin Keating

Justin KeatingJustin Keating
Justin Keating

National Party :Labour Party
European Group :Socialist Group

Constituency Dublin

Justin Keating profile page
 

Michael O'Leary

Michael O'LearyMichael O'Leary
Michael O'Leary

National Party:Labour
European Group: Socialist Group

Constituency Dublin
MEP 1979-1981

Michael O'Leary profile page