|Party||Leader||Seats||Loss/Gain||Dáil Seats (%)|
|Fianna Fáil||Bertie Ahern||77||+ 9||46.4|
|Fine Gael||John Bruton||54||+ 9||32.6|
|Labour||Ruairí Quinn||21||- 12||12.7|
|Progressive Democrats||Mary Harney||4||- 6||2.4|
|Green Party||Trevor Sargent||2||-||1.2|
|Sinn Féin||Gerry Adams||1||+ 1||0.6|
Following the election a Fianna Fáil-Progressive Democrats coaltion return to power with Bertie Ahern becoming Taoiseach for the first time. Mary Harney, leader of the Progressive Democrats becomes Tánaiste. Dick Spring retires as leader of the Irish Labour Party to be replaced by Ruairí Quinn.