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This is a list of people who held the position of President of Ireland in Republic of Ireland.

No. Name Portrait Term of office Nominated by Election
1. Douglas Hyde Douglas Hyde - Project Gutenberg eText 19028 25 June 1938 24 June 1945 All-party nomination 1938
2. Seán T. O'Kelly Sean T OKelly WhiteHouse 19390517 25 June 1945 24 June 1959 Fianna Fáil 1945
Himself 1952
3. Éamon de Valera Eamon de Valera c 1922-30 25 June 1959 24 June 1973 Fianna Fáil 1959
Fianna Fáil 1966
4. Erskine H. Childers Erskine H. Childers 25 June 1973 17 November 1974 Fianna Fáil 1973
5. Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh 19 December 1974 22 October 1976 All-party nomination 1974
6. Patrick Hillery Patrick Hillery 3 December 1976 2 December 1990 Fianna Fáil 1976
Fianna Fáil 1983
7. Mary Robinson Mary Robinson World Economic Forum 2013 crop 3 December 1990 12 September 1997 Labour Party 1990
Workers' Party
Independents
8. Mary McAleese Mary McAleese 11 November 1997 10 November 2011 Fianna Fáil 1997
Herself 2004
9. Michael D. Higgins Michael d higgins 11 November 2011 Incumbent Labour Party 2011

Living PresidentsEdit

There are currently three living Presidents:

Taoiseach Term of office Date of birth
Mary Robinson 1990–1997 May 21, 1944 (1944-05-21) (age 74)
Mary McAleese 1997–2011 June 27, 1951 (1951-06-27) (age 67)
Michael D. Higgins 2011–present April 18, 1941 (1941-04-18) (age 77)