Electoral Parties in the Republic of Ireland

This is a timeline of parties that have stood for elections at Oireachtas or local level in the Republic of Ireland (and the Free State).

For more information and to contribute or suggest changes, view the documentation.

  • A party entry with an arrow point left

    Parties at the start of the timeline with an arrow indicate that party existed before the start of the timeline.

  • A small circular party entry

    Parties whose existence was shorter than two years appear as a circle. Hover or touch to expand.

  • A party timeline ending with dashes

    A dashed line at the end of a party's timeline indicates that the end date is estimated.

  • A mouse pointer over an information symbol showing it expanded.

    Hover over or touch information markers along the date line at the top to show events in that year.

  • A party timeline with a circle indicating an event in that year.

    Events on a party's timeline are indicated by an information circle. Hover or touch to expand.