Mr. Darragh O’Brien, T.D., Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage today (03 March 2021) announced that Orders have been made directing that bye-elections be held to fill the vacancies in the Seanad caused by the resignations of Senator Michael D’Arcy and Senator Elisha McCallion.
Senator D’Arcy was elected from the Oireachtas Sub-Panel of the Agricultural Panel and Senator McCallion was elected from the Oireachtas Sub-Panel of the Industrial and Commercial Panel at the Seanad General Election in March 2020.
The last day for receiving nominations at the bye-elections will be 23 March, 2021 at 12 noon. The Seanad Returning Officer will sit for the ruling on nominations on 30 March, 2021. Ballot papers will be issued on 7 April, 2021 and the polls will close at 11 a.m. on 21 April, 2021.
The electorate for the bye-elections will be the members of Dáil Éireann and Seanad Éireann.
Darragh O'Brien TD
At present, and as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, I am not holding my regular meetings across our towns and villages in North County Dublin. However, both I and my office are happy to speak to you and assist you with any issues you may have.
For all housing, planning or heritage related queries please don’t hesitate to contact:
Postal address: Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Custom House, Dublin 1, D01 W6X0
For all constituency related queries please don’t hesitate to contact:
Postal address: Dáil Éireann, Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.