Details of the new Cabinet were announced on Saturday as Taoiseach Micheal Martin leads his new Government.
The Fianna Fail leader was elected as Ireland's 15th Taoiseach after being voted in by TDs.
Members of Fianna Fail,Fine Gael and the Green Party overwhelmingly voted in favour of the Programme for Government on Friday, which was set out last week.
TDs from all parties then gathered in the National Convention Centre on Saturday morning and a majority of 93 votes backed the proposal to have Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin step into the top job.
And he will be joined in Government by Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar, who moves down to Tanaiste.
Darragh O'Brien will replace Eoghan Murphy as Minister for Housing, while Simon Coveney and Paschal Donohoe will keep their jobs in Foreign Affairs and Finance respectively.
Stephen Donnelly will replace Simon Harris as Minister for Health, with Mr Harris becoming Minister for Higher Education and Research.
Here are full details of Ireland's new Cabinet below:
Taoiseach: Micheal Martin
Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise: Leo Varadkar
Minister for Housing: Darragh O'Brien
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence: Simon Coveney
Minister for Finance: Paschal Donohoe
Minister for Health: Stephen Donnelly
Minister for Education: Norma Foley
Minister for Public Expenditure: Michael McGrath
Minister for Agriculture: Barry Cowen
Minister for Transport, Energy and Climate: Eamon Ryan
Minister for Media, Arts, Sports and Culture: Catherine Martin
Minister for Children and Disability: Roderic O'Gorman
Minister for Justice: Helen McEntee
Minister for Higher Education and Research: Simon Harris
Minister for Rural Affairs and Social Protection: Heather Humphreys
Attorney General: Paul Gallagher
Chief Whip: Dara Calleary
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