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Situation in Gaza

Situation in Gaza

Cathaoirleach summons Seanad Éireann 2 pm Thursday 31 July 2014

Situation in Ukraine

Situation in Ukraine

Cathaoirleach summons Seanad Éireann 2 pm Thursday 31 July 2014

Transport Chairmen

Transport Chairmen

Joint Committee on Transport and Communications Engagement with Non Executive Chairmen Designate: Iarnród Éireann, Bus Éireann, and CIÉ

Luas Cross City

Luas Cross City

Joint Committee on Transport and Communications: Luas Cross City Line

Finance Committee

Finance Committee

The Committee is calling for sustainability and consistency of approach key to addressing mortgage arrears

Have your say

Have your say

The EU Affairs Committee invites public submissions on the Europe 2020 Strategy

Banking Crisis

Banking Crisis

Read more about the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis

Detailed information is available on-line 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; links to debates on bills are also provided.

New Bills

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.
 

Research Publications

Latest Publications

eDocuments Laid Weekly Title List 2014

Guide to researching Members of the Oireachtas


(May 2014) - Researching past & present Members

The L&RS has updated its guide to online and print resources for researching past & present Members.  This is a useful starting point for anyone wishing to source biographical information on a Member of the Oireachtas.

CAP Reform

(Nov 2013) - Joint Oireachtas\UK parliamentary research paper on the implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy 2014 - 2020 (pdf)

This paper sets out the reactions and emerging implementation decisions of Ireland and also the four countries of the UK (Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England) in relation to the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform package for 2014-2020.

Previous Research publications

 

Online Catalogue & Collections

The L&RS online catalogue enables you to search for and find digital items from our Documents Laid and Historical Collections.

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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.

Directory of Members

Members Chronology

Details of all TDs and Senators [1919 - today]

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Parliamentary Debates

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Votes

Votes in the Dáil

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Parliamentary Committees

Each House may form select committees.

Joint committees consist of select committees of each house sitting and voting together.


 

 

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