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Committee Report

Committee Report

The committee has completed its review of the recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly on the eighth amendment of the Constitution.

Interim Report

Interim Report

Committee on the Future of Mental Healthcare publishes interim report

Sustaining rural communities

Sustaining rural communities

The committee has published a report setting out how we can foster more balanced development across Ireland.

Review of the Credit Union sector

Review of the Credit Union sector

Finance Committee report makes key recommendations on the future of the Credit Union Sector



Oireachtas to commemorate centenary of women in parliamentary politics

Legislative Observatory 1992 - 2018

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.

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.


Constituency dashboards

Constituency dashboards provide an interactive online visualisation of Census 2016 data for each Dáil constituency. They are a great way to get the information you need about your constituency.

Find out more about constituency dashboards


Latest Publications 


Infographic Winter 2017

Current Health Insurance Risk Equalisation System


Infographics Autumn 2017

National Risk Assessment 2017

Calculation of Fiscal Space

Exchequer Income

Demographic Cost Drivers 2017 - 2027


Economic Indicators
The Economic Indicators are infographics which present some key indicators on the Irish economy, and are published each month by the L&RS.

Economic Indicators October 2017 

Economic Indicators 2017


‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌L&RS Notes Series

Irish health expenditure: the comparative context

Published on 26th October 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       This L&RS Note provides an overview of Irish health expenditure in a comparative context. This Note was first published in September 2013, and has now been updated with the most recent OECD data, which is for 2015. There are a variety of ways of measuring health spend, and the Note describes a number of the most widely used indicators.


Research Matters                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Written for Members of the 32nd Dail and 25th Seanad, this is a collection of impartial briefings by the Oireachtas Library & Research Service on selected key topics. The topics chosen feature key challenges for Irish society in 2016, across a wide range of topics including:

  • Housing and homelessness;                                                                                             

  • Brexit and why it matters to Ireland;                                                                                    

  • Corporation Tax;                                                                                                                

  • Agriculture in Ireland;    

  • Emergency department overcrowding – and many other topics.


Research Publications


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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  • Deputies and Senators [1919 - today]
  • Constituencies and Panels
  • Political Parties


Parliamentary Debates

Full text of the Parliamentary Debates; RSS feeds; XML files.


Parliamentary Committees

Committees advise on a wide range of legislative, social, economic and financial matters.



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