2004 European Parliament election in Ireland

The 2004 European Parliament election in Ireland was the Irish component of the 2004 European Parliament election. The voting was held on Friday, 11 June 2004. The election coincided with the 2004 local elections. The election was conducted under the single transferable vote.

2004 European Parliament election in Ireland

 1999 11 June 2004 2009 

13 seats to the European Parliament
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Enda Kenny Bertie Ahern Gerry Adams
Party Fine Gael Fianna Fáil Sinn Féin
Alliance EPP UEN GUE/NGL
Leader since 2 June 2002 19 December 1994 1983
Last election 24.6%, 4 seats 38.6%, 6 seats 6.3%, 0 seats
Seats won
5 / 13
4 / 13
1 / 13
Seat change 1 2 1
Popular vote 464,414 524,504 197,715
Percentage 27.8% 29.5% 11.1%
Swing 3.2% 9.1% 4.8%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Pat Rabbitte Trevor Sargent Joe Higgins
Party Labour Green Socialist Party
Alliance PES
Leader since October 2002 6 November 2001
Last election 8.7%, 1 seat 6.7%, 2 seats 0.8%, 0 seats
Seats won
1 / 13
0 / 13
0 / 11
Seat change 0 2 0
Popular vote 188,132 76,917 23,218
Percentage 10.5% 4.3% 1.3%
Swing 1.8% 2.4% 0.5%

Colours indicate winning party.
Members of the
European Parliament

for Ireland
1st delegation (1973)
2nd delegation (19731977)
3rd delegation (19771979)
1st term (1979)
2nd term (1984)
3rd term (1989)
4th term (1994)
5th term (1999)
6th term (2004)
7th term (2009)
8th term (2014)
9th term (2019)
List of women MEPs

Since the 1999 European Parliament election Ireland's entitlement had fallen from 15 seats to 13 seats due to European Union expansion and some constituencies boundaries and names were changed.