Prime Minister of Connemara
|Prime Minister of the Province of Connemara|
Príomh-Aire na gConamara (Irish)
|Cabinet of Connemara|
|Style||The Honourable (Formal) |
his Excellency (Diplomatic)
|Residence||Provincial Government House|
|Appointer||Governor of Connemara|
|Term length||Commanding the confidence of the Legislative Assembly of Connemara|
|Inaugural holder||Liam David King, Baron David King|
|Unofficial names||Premier of Connemara|
|Deputy||Deputy Prime Minister of Connemara|
The Prime Minister, officially the Prime Minister of Connemara, was the head of government of the Province of Connemara twice in the history of Connemara, and was subordinate to the Governor of Connemara, the chief representative of the President of the Republic in Connemara. The Prime Minister was selected by the Legislative Assembly, and appointed by the Governor of Connemara.
the position of prime minister was created by Thomas Jacobs to help make Connemara province a proper autonomous province, and the first Prime Minister of Connemara was Liam David King, 1st Baron David King, who was ineffective at his job, and a month or two later, he and President Jacobs argued, and then Baron David King resigned, President Jacobs abolished the position, giving the powers to the Governor General of Connemara, Evan O’Neill , who’s position became the High Commissioner for Connemara,
The position was recreated on 19 October 2021, for Evan O’Neill, who’s position of High Commissioner was abolished and he was made Prime Minister of Connemara, Tadhg O’Regan was made Governor of Connemara, who became the President’s representative in Connemara.
Suspension of the Prime Minister’s powers
After finding out O’Neill not being so fond politically of Thomas Jacobs, Jacobs decided on, 3 November 2021, as part of the Reforms of November 2021, he would use the reserve powers in his capacity as President to suspend the executive and legislature for 6 months with Tadhg O’Regan appointed Viceroy to run the Province. Evan was granted the powers back on 5 November 2021.
Duties and responsibilities
The Prime Minister was de facto leader of the province, and as such was considered the one to hold accountable. The Prime Minister was normally a member of the Legislative Assembly, the 7 seat unicameral legislature of Connemara, and was appointed by the Governor of Connemara to serve at his pleasure, which was one year normally.
Deputy Prime Minister of Connemara
The Deputy Prime Minister was the provincial deputy head of government of Connemara, and was nominated by the Prime Minister, and appointed by the Governor. The Deputy Prime Minister would become Acting Prime Minister if the Prime Minister was unable to execute his powers.
List of Prime Ministers
|No.||Picture||Name||Political Party||Term begin||Term end|
|1||Liam David King
|Independent||29 July 2021||September 2021|
|United Party||19 October 2021||23 August 2022|