National Elections

General elections
A general election must be held within a certain time after the Dáil is dissolved. How the date for the general election is decided and how polling day is designated.

Nomination of candidates for membership of Dáil Éireann
To be nominated for membership of the Dáil, you may either nominate yourself or a Dáil elector may nominate you

Election Expenses
Rules governing election expenses by political parties and candidates in Ireland.

Voting procedure in a general election
This document describes voting procedures in a general election in Ireland.

Bye-elections
What is a bye-election and in what circumstances is a bye-election held?

Seanad elections
How elections to Seanad Éireann (the upper house of the Irish parliament) are made.

Nomination to the Seanad by the Taoiseach
How 11 members of the Seanad (the upper house of the Irish parliament) are nominated by the Taoiseach.

Seanad - the University Constituency
This document discusses the university graduates who can vote in Seanad elections.

Seanad - election of university candidates
How graduates of the Universities of Ireland can elect members of the Seanad.

Seanad panel elections
How elections are made to the five panels in the Seanad (the upper house of the Irish parliament).

Seanad panel bye-elections
How vacancies in Seanad sub-panels are filled by by-elections.

Presidential Election in Ireland
The Irish President is elected directly by the people of Ireland. Overview of the nomination and election process.