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2016 Seanad Election Results

2016 Seanad Election Results

Full details of the Seanad general election at seanadcount.ie

2016 Seanad Election Results

2016 Seanad Election Results

Full details of the Seanad general election at seanadcount.ie

Dáil Reform

Dáil Reform

Interim report from the sub-committee on Dáil Reform has been published

Housing and Homelessness

Housing and Homelessness

The Committee on Housing and Homelessness has commenced its work

Legislative Observatory 1992 - 2016

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.

Latest Publications

Election Results infographic
This Infographic outlines key statistics from results of General Election 2016. It is in both English and Irish.

2016 General Election map booklet
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

Election Turnout in Ireland: measurement, trends and policy implications
This Note discusses issues with the measurement of turnout, using data from the CSO on the voting-age population, before presenting an overview of the trends in turnout at Irish General Elections, local elections and referendums, including available data on the variation in turnout across different groups (age and socio-economic background). It then gives voter turnout at European elections, comparing Ireland with other European countries. The Note concludes by presenting survey data designed to explain non-voting and briefly considers policies designed to address low levels of turnout and participation in conventional politics.

Research Matters

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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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Votes in the Dáil

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