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|Legislative body||Dáil Éireann|
|Meeting place||Leinster House|
|Term||2 July 1969 – 5 February 1973|
|Election||1969 general election|
|Government||13th Government of Ireland|
|Ceann Comhairle||Cormac Breslin|
|Tánaiste||Erskine H. Childers|
|Chief Whip||David Andrews|
— Desmond O'Malley
until 7 May 1970
|Leader of the Opposition||Liam Cosgrave|
The 19th Dáil was elected at the 1969 general election on 18 June 1969 and met on 2 July 1969. The members of Dáil Éireann, the house of representatives of the Oireachtas (legislature) of Ireland, are known as TDs. On 5 February 1973, President Éamon de Valera dissolved the Dáil on the request of Taoiseach Jack Lynch. The 19th Dáil lasted 1,315 days.
Composition of the 19th Dáil
|Party||June 1969||Feb. 1973|
Fianna Fáil, denoted with bullet (●), formed the 13th Government of Ireland, a majority government.
This is a graphical comparison of party strengths in the 19th Dáil from July 1969. This was not the official seating plan.
On the meeting of the Dáil, Cormac Breslin (FF), who had served as Ceann Comhairle from November 1967, was proposed by Jack Lynch (FF) and seconded by Liam Cosgrave (FG) for the position. His election was approved without a vote.
TDs by constituency
|25 June 1969||Dublin South-West||Labour||Death of Seán Dunne|
|2 July 1969||Donegal–Leitrim||Fianna Fáil||Ceann Comhairle||Cormac Breslin takes office as Ceann Comhairle|
|28 January 1970||Kildare||Fine Gael||Death of Gerard Sweetman|
|4 March 1970||Dublin South-West||Fianna Fáil||Seán Sherwin wins seat vacated by the death of Seán Dunne|
|11 March 1970||Longford–Westmeath||Fianna Fáil||Death of Patrick Lenihan|
|14 April 1970||Kildare||Fine Gael||Patrick Malone holds seat vacated by the death of Sweetman|
|14 April 1970||Longford–Westmeath||Fine Gael||Patrick Cooney wins seat vacated by the death of Lenihan|
|4 October 1970||Donegal–Leitrim||Fine Gael||Death of Patrick O'Donnell|
|4 November 1970||Dublin County South||Fianna Fáil||Resignation of Kevin Boland|
|2 December 1970||Donegal–Leitrim||Fianna Fáil||Patrick Delap wins seat vacated by the death of O'Donnell|
|2 December 1970||Dublin County South||Fine Gael||Larry McMahon wins seat vacated by the resignation of Boland|
|19 September 1971||Dublin South-West||Fianna Fáil||Aontacht Éireann||Seán Sherwin joins new party|
|17 November 1971||Donegal North-East||Fianna Fáil||Independent||Neil Blaney expelled from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party|
|17 November 1971||Wicklow||Fianna Fáil||Independent||Paudge Brennan expelled from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party|
|13 May 1972||Cork Mid||Fianna Fáil||Death of Paddy Forde|
|2 August 1972||Cork Mid||Fianna Fáil||Gene Fitzgerald holds seat vacated by the death of Forde|
|5 October 1972||Tipperary South||Fine Gael||Death of Patrick Hogan|
|6 January 1973||Clare||Fianna Fáil||Resignation of Patrick Hillery on appointment as European Commissioner|
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