Rules of Coverage

The use of broadcasts and webcasts of both the Houses and Parliamentary Committees must be in accordance with the Standing Orders of Dáil Éireann (2016) and Standing Orders of the Seanad. In particular, it should be noted that: 

"... recordings or extracts of the proceedings shall not be used in programmes of light entertainment, political satire, party political broadcasts or in any form of advertising or publicity, other than in the form of news and current affairs programme trailers...". 

If you have any queries regarding re-use of broadcast or webcast footage, please email