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Education and Skills Report

Education and Skills Report

The Joint Committee on Education and Skills has today published a report on Positive Mental Health in Schools.

Call for submissions

Call for submissions

The Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence is to review the Irish Aid programme and wants to hear people's views.

Call for submissions on Future of Europe

Call for submissions on Future of Europe

Europe is at a critical juncture in its history. The Joint Committee on European Union Affairs wants citizens to share their views on the Future of Europe.

Children and Youth Affairs Report

Children and Youth Affairs Report

Report on the Working Conditions of the Early Years Education and Care Sector 2017

PAC launches report

PAC launches report

Examination of matters in relation to Financial Procedures at Garda College, Templemore

Straitéis Chumarsáide 2017-2019

Straitéis Chumarsáide 2017-2019

Tithe an Oireachtais-Straitéis Chumarsáide 2017-2019

Communications Strategy 2017-2019

Communications Strategy 2017-2019

An Open Parliament for the People:informing and engaging the public

See your Parliament at Work

See your Parliament at Work

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Plain English Guide

Plain English Guide

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Legislative Observatory 1992 - 2017

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Research Matters

Election Results infographic
This Infographic outlines key statistics from results of General Election 2016. It is in both English and Irish. ‌
The Oireachtas Library & Research Service has produced a short booklet for Oireachtas members that displays the results of the 2016 General election through maps. To download the booklet or individual maps please click here

Economic Indicators August 2017
The Economics Indicators are drafted by economists in the Oireachtas Library and Research Service and look at key indicators in relation to the Irish economy.Produced at the end of each month, Economics Indicators has been relaunched in April 2016 as an infographic series which looks at key indicators of the Irish economy. 


STEM in schools: the introduction of Coding and Computer science/ICT.
Published on 25th August 2017
The Programme for a Partnership Government  (2016) commits to introducing a coding course for the Junior Cycle and introducing ICT/Computer Science as a Leaving Certificate subject. This Note considers the type of supports teachers and students may need in order for these subjects to succeed and reviews similar initiatives in other jurisdictions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

Government Gross Voted Expenditure (Current & Capital Ceilings) (2017)


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Public Petitions

The Oireachtas Public Petitions System presents an important new avenue for individuals to participate in the democratic process. Through submitting petitions online and by post, members of the public will be able to take their policy concerns directly to the heart of the Oireachtas.

Members and Constituencies

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