The 30th Dáil was elected at the 2007 general election on 24 May 2007 and first met on 14 June when President Mary McAleese appointed Bertie Ahern as Taoiseach, on the nomination of Dáil Éireann. On the nomination of the Taoiseach, and following the Dáil's approval the following the 27th Government of Ireland was appointed.
27th Government of Republic of IrelandEdit
- Main article: 27th Government of Republic of Ireland
28th Government of Republic of IrelandEdit
- Main article: 28th Government of Republic of Ireland
The 28th Government of Ireland (7 May 2008 – 9 March 2011) was formed following the resignation of Bertie Ahern as Taoiseach on 6 May 2008 and the subsequent election of Brian Cowen as Ireland's 12th head of government.