GOVERNMENT OF IRELAND 1939-1945
The following is a list of those ministers and other members of the Irish government which figure highly during the period of the Second World War.
|Taoiseach||Mr Eamon DeValera|
|Tanaiste||Mr. Sean T. O'Kelly|
|Min. for Foreign Affairs||Mr Eamon DeValera|
|Secretary of the Dept. of Foreign Affairs||Joe Walshe|
|Assistant Secretary of the Dept. of Foreign Affairs||Mr. Frederick H. Boland|
|Min. for Co-ordination of Defense Measures||Mr. Frank Aiken|
|Min. for Defence||Mr. Oscar Traynor|
|Min. for Industry and Commerce||Mr. Sean MacEnntee|
|High Commissioner in London||Mr. John Dulanty|
|Min. for Supplies||Mr. Sean Lemass|
|Min. for Agriculture||Mr. James Ryan|
|Min. for Justice||Mr. Gerald Boland|
|Min. for Education||Mr. Thomas Derrig|
|Irish First Secretary in Berlin||Mr. William Warnack|
|Min. in Madrid||Mr. Leopold Kerney|
This is the official term for Ireland's Prime Minister. It was introduced in the new 1937 Constitution. The term replaced the former "President of the Executive Council". It is an old Irish word literally meaning Chief or Leader.
The deputy Prime Minister.