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Parliamentary Visit to Egypt

Parliamentary Visit to Egypt

Parliamentary Visit to Egypt: Report of the Delegation, January 2017

Report on Traveller Ethnicity

Report on Traveller Ethnicity

Joint Committee on Justice and Equality, publish Report on the Recognition of Traveller Ethnicity

Submissions on Fracking

Submissions on Fracking

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment is inviting public submissions on hydraulic fracturing

Health Info and Patient Safety Bill

Health Info and Patient Safety Bill

The Health Committee are seeking public submissions on proposed legislation

Communications Committee submissions

Communications Committee submissions

Communications Committee invites submissions on Future Funding of Public Service Broadcasting

 Rising Costs of Motor Insurance

Rising Costs of Motor Insurance

Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach publish Report on the Rising Costs of Motor Insurance

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

Detailed information is available online including the full text of all bills as initiated (including explanatory memoranda), as amended, and as passed by each or both houses; amendments tabled; Acts of the Oireachtas and official translations; and  links to debates on bills.

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The Oireachtas Library & Research Service manages the Irish parliamentary library and provides an impartial research service to Members of the Oireachtas in support of their parliamentary business.

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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

FAQs on the triggering of Article 50
Published 28th March 2017
This L&RS Note has been drafted in the context of the announcement that the UK Government intends to trigger Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) on Wednesday 29th March 2017. In doing so, it will formally start the process by which the UK will leave the EU.

International human rights law: operation and impact
No. 2 of 2016 (Published 9 June 2016)
This Spotlight provides an overview of the operation of international human rights law. It seeks to highlight how international human rights law impacts upon Irish law as well as the work of parliament.

Economic Indicators January 2017

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.

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