Ministers for Education From 1921 to Date

Minister

From

To

Richard Bruton06/05/2016 
Jan O'Sullivan11/07/201406/05/2016
Ruairí Quinn09/03/201111/07/2014
Mary Coughlan23/03/201009/03/2011
Batt O’Keeffe07/05/200823/03/2010
Mary Hanafin29/09/200407/05/2008
Noel Dempsey06/06/200229/09/2004
Dr. Michael Woods27/01/200005/06/2002
Mícheal Martin26/06/199726/01/2000
Niamh Bhreathnach15/12/199425/06/1997
Michael Smith17/11/199415/12/1994
Niamh Bhreathnach13/01/199317/11/1994
Seamus Brennan12/02/199212/01/1993
Noel Davern14/11/199111/02/1992
Mary O’Rourke11/03/198713/11/1991
Patrick Cooney14/02/198610/03/1987
Gemma Hussey14/12/198213/02/1986
Gerard Brady27/10/198214/12/1982
Charles J Haughey06/10/198227/10/1982
Dr. Martin O’Donoghue09/03/198206/10/1982
John Boland01/07/198109/03/1982
John P Wilson15/07/197730/06/1981
Peter Barry02/12/197614/07/1977
Richard Burke14/03/197301/12/1976
Padraig Faulkner02/07/196914/03/1973
Brian Lenihan27/03/196802/07/1969
John Lynch11/03/196826/03/1968
Donogh O’Malley13/07/196610/03/1968
George Colley21/04/196513/07/1966
Patrick J Hillery24/06/195921/04/1965
John Lynch20/03/195724/06/1959
Gen. Richard Mulcahy02/06/195420/03/1957
Sean Moylan14/06/195102/06/1954
Gen. Richard Mulcahy18/02/194814/06/1951
Thomas Derrig18/06/194018/02/1948
Eamonn De Valera27/09/193918/06/1940
Sean T O’Ceallaigh08/09/193927/09/1939
Thomas Derrig09/03/193208/09/1939
John M O’Sullivan28/01/192609/03/1932
Eoin McNeill30/08/192224/11/1925
Michael Hayes17/07/192230/08/1922
Fintan Lynch01/04/192230/08/1922
Michael Hayes11/01/192201/04/1922
J. J. O’Kelly26/08/192109/01/1922