From top: new Fianna Fáil junior ministers Thomas Byrne (left) with Taoiseach Micheál Martin; Anne Rabbitte; Jack Chambers and Robert Troy (left) and Mr Martin
The government’s new junior ministers and their portfolios:
Dara Calleary, FF, Mayo: Government Chief Whip, has also been assigned to Department of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht with responsibility for the Gaeltacht and Sport.
Thomas Byrne, FF, Meath East: Department of the Taoiseach and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for EU Affairs.
Patrick O’Donovan, FG, Limerick: Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with responsibility for the Office of Public Works.
Ossian Smyth, GP, Dún Laoghaire: Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with responsibility for Public Procurement and eGovernment.
Jack Chambers, FF, Dublin West: Department of Finance with responsibility for Financial Services, Credit Unions and Insurance.
Josepha Madigan, FG, Dublin Rathdown: Department of Education and Skills with responsibility for Special Education and Inclusion.
Martin Heydon, FG, Kildare South: Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for Research & Development/ Farm Safety/ New Market Development.
Anne Rabbitte, FF, Galway East: Department of Children, Disability, Equality and Integration with responsibility for Disability.
Colm Brophy, FG, Dublin South-West: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora.
Charlie McConalogue, FF, Donegal: Department of Justice and Equality with responsibility for Law Reform
Joe O’Brien, GP, Dublin Fingal: Department of Rural and Community Development with responsibility for Community Development and Charities.
Peter Burke, FG, Longford–Westmeath: Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government with responsibility for Local Government and Planning.
Malcolm Noonan, GP, Carlow-Kilkenny: Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage with responsibility for Heritage and Electoral Reform.
Robert Troy, FF, Longford–Westmeath: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment with responsibility for Trade Promotion.
Damien English, FG, Meath West: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment with responsibility for Employment Affairs and Retail Businesses.
Mary Butler, FF, Waterford: Department of Health with responsibility for Mental Health and Older People.
Frank Feighan, FG, Sligo, Leitrim, South Donegal & North Roscommon: Department of Health with responsibility for Public Health, Well Being and National Drugs Strategy.
Niall Collins, FF, Limerick County: Department of Higher Education, Innovation and Science with responsibility for Skills and Further Education.