The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment is inviting public submissions on hydraulic fracturing
The Health Committee are seeking public submissions on proposed legislation
Communications Committee invites submissions on Future Funding of Public Service Broadcasting
Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach publish Report on the Rising Costs of Motor Insurance
Watch now on Saorview 22, Sky 574, Virgin Media 207 and eir Vision 504
Our easy-to-read guide explaining how the Houses of the Oireachtas work
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.
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
European Union Data Protection Law and Policy
Published 27 October 2016
This L&RS Note provides an overview of European Union (‘EU’) law and policy in the area of data protection. Technological advances not only generate trade and investment but are also impacting on the right to privacy of the individual and the right to data protection. As a result of a number of recent developments in the area, data protection has become a big policy issue within 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.
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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